Review: Flylow Charlie Coat

Cooler weather took its time making it to Montana this season. But when Old Man Winter finally made his appearance, I stayed comfortable and protected on the mountain thanks to the Flylow Charlie Coat women’s ski jacket.

Often, when I think of an insulated winter jacket, I can’t help but visualize Ralphie’s bundled up little brother in A Christmas Story. The Charlie Coat is the opposite. It’s surprisingly lightweight, allowing for complete freedom of movement when adventuring in the outdoors. For warmer spring days on the slopes, and during periods of high intensity physical activity, the breathable fabric allows moisture to escape, preventing overheating. Plus, the full-length underarm vents can be unzipped for quick cooling and additional ventilation. The adjustable hood is compatible with ski helmets, and cinches tightly for a custom fit. Multiple external and internal pockets provide storage for all your must-have necessities.

Overall, the Charlie Coat is perfect for ladies, like me, who are always cold on the slopes and the chairlift. This durable, down-insulated jacket keeps you warm and cozy. It blocks frigid wind gusts, shields you from cold air, and eliminates the need for layering. This water repellant, insulated jacket offers reliable, all-day protection, keeping you dry and comfortable during varying conditions, allowing you to spend more time enjoying the outdoors and less time avoiding Montana’s unpredictable weather. $420;