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How to choose a snowboard jacket.

How to choose a snowboard jacket.

Picking the right snowboarding jacket could seem like a daunting task. However, we ay Cortazu got you covered with the essential details you need to know to make the best decisions that suit your needs. 

The 3 key details.

1. Waterproofness

First of, waterproofness. The last thing you want it to get wet when you’re out there. So protection from the elements is the first key detail you wan to get right. With a shell jacket you can achieve just this, totally waterprfoof whilst it’s still super breathable. 

2. Warmth

Secondly, warmth. the insulation of a snowboarding coat is essential. Different snowboarding jacket brands offer different kinds of insulation types, warmness and weight. At Cortazu we offer a perfect mid-way insulated jacket that borrows it’s insulation from recycled synthetic fibres. Keeping you warm to temperatures close to -20 degrees celsius. One thing to remember, the insulation should keep you warm not make you sweat! An alternative is to opt for a hard-shell with an additional mid-layer of fleece, giving you more flexibility to adjust to different temperatures.

3. Functionality

Lastly, the functionality of the jacket is perhaps to most important aspect. with functionality, we mean the usefulness of the details. Zippers, the hood, the extra anti-slip patches are of extreme importance if you’re challenged by yourself and the environment. To cope with these conditions, brands offer all sorts of different extra’s. At Cortazu we’ve stuck to the industry’s best proven details, straps etc. To easily cope with the most extreme environments, and keep our jackets as affordable as possible!


All in all, snowboarding is such a joyful sport you wouldn’t want your gear to get in the way. WIth this in mind, you should considere the three key details we’ve just discussed when making your purchase. A good place to start is Cortazu! As we’ve designed our jackers to compliment these three aspects and make you enjoy the oudtoors to it’s fullest.

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