The Best New Ski & Snowboard Down Jackets for 2013/2014

The North Face is releasing their Thermoball Synthetic Down Jacket that contains synthetic clusters implemented to mimic actual down clusters.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The North Face is releasing their Thermoball Synthetic Down Jacket that contains synthetic clusters implemented to mimic actual down clusters.
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The North Face is releasing their Thermoball Synthetic Down Jacket that contains synthetic clusters implemented to mimic actual down clusters.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Die Hard Rail Down from Spyder is low key, doesn't scream Spyder but has all the brand elements; a carbon fiber look and Spyder-branded studs are subtle yet elegant.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Die Hard Rail Down from Spyder is low key, doesn't scream Spyder but has all the brand elements; a carbon fiber look and Spyder-branded studs are subtle yet elegant.
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The Die Hard Rail Down from Spyder is low key, doesn't scream Spyder but has all the brand elements; a carbon fiber look and Spyder-branded studs are subtle yet elegant.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Outdoor Research Floodlight Jacket is made with waterproof 800 fill down. It has lightweight insulation and outerwear in one layer with an added waterproof shell. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Outdoor Research Floodlight Jacket is made with waterproof 800 fill down. It has lightweight insulation and outerwear in one layer with an added waterproof shell.
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The Outdoor Research Floodlight Jacket is made with waterproof 800 fill down. It has lightweight insulation and outerwear in one layer with an added waterproof shell. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Cerium AR Hoody from Arc’teryx can stand alone as a warm midlayer for really cold days or a standalone jacket for milder weather. Its Down Composite Mapping strategically places Coreloft™ synthetic insulation in high moisture areas. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Cerium AR Hoody from Arc’teryx can stand alone as a warm midlayer for really cold days or a standalone jacket for milder weather. Its Down Composite Mapping strategically places Coreloft™ synthetic insulation in high moisture areas.
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The Cerium AR Hoody from Arc’teryx can stand alone as a warm midlayer for really cold days or a standalone jacket for milder weather. Its Down Composite Mapping strategically places Coreloft™ synthetic insulation in high moisture areas. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
Marmot’s Fab down jacket is complete with 650 fill down and pockets that have corduroy-like fabric for added comfort. It also comes with a faux fur collar and removable hood.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

Marmot’s Fab down jacket is complete with 650 fill down and pockets that have corduroy-like fabric for added comfort. It also comes with a faux fur collar and removable hood.
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Marmot’s Fab down jacket is complete with 650 fill down and pockets that have corduroy-like fabric for added comfort. It also comes with a faux fur collar and removable hood.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Quasar Hoody from Marmot is a great down jacket with a built in hood. It has 900 fill down, and can stand up to the coldest of days.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Quasar Hoody from Marmot is a great down jacket with a built in hood. It has 900 fill down, and can stand up to the coldest of days.
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The Quasar Hoody from Marmot is a great down jacket with a built in hood. It has 900 fill down, and can stand up to the coldest of days.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Smartwool Smartloft Full Zip is made up of synthetic down with merino wool hi-fi stretch on the sides for added mobility. It’s great to be worn as a midlayer on the coldest, windiest days and alone for the warmer ones.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Smartwool Smartloft Full Zip is made up of synthetic down with merino wool hi-fi stretch on the sides for added mobility. It’s great to be worn as a midlayer on the coldest, windiest days and alone for the warmer ones.
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The Smartwool Smartloft Full Zip is made up of synthetic down with merino wool hi-fi stretch on the sides for added mobility. It’s great to be worn as a midlayer on the coldest, windiest days and alone for the warmer ones.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The new Patagonia Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket builds on the success of the previous Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket with a cleaner look and added “puff.” - ©Tim Shisler

The new Patagonia Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket builds on the success of the previous Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket with a cleaner look and added “puff.”
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The new Patagonia Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket builds on the success of the previous Nano Puff® Hybrid Jacket with a cleaner look and added “puff.” - ©Tim Shisler
The Steep Series Down Jacket from The North Face is great for backcountry enthusiasts headed out into the harshest of conditions. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Steep Series Down Jacket from The North Face is great for backcountry enthusiasts headed out into the harshest of conditions.
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The Steep Series Down Jacket from The North Face is great for backcountry enthusiasts headed out into the harshest of conditions. - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography
The Smartwool Smartloft Down Jacket has a built in hoody for added protection around the head.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

The Smartwool Smartloft Down Jacket has a built in hoody for added protection around the head.
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The Smartwool Smartloft Down Jacket has a built in hoody for added protection around the head.  - ©Ashleigh Miller Photography

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