Sleeveless cross-country ski jacket
Buying guide for men's sleeveless cross-country ski jacket
Sleeveless ski jackets protect the torso from bad weather. They are used by skiers everywhere. Would you like to know more about our cross-country ski clothing? Our buying guide can help you.
What are the advantages of a sleeveless ski jacket?
They are indisputable. Firstly, a sleeveless ski jacket protects the torso and allows your body to remain at an ideal temperature for exercising. Also, the weather can change quickly in the mountains and you will often encounter bad weather when you go out. A sleeveless jacket protects your vital organs while you find shelter. The fact that there are no sleeves, gives you greater freedom of movement without being restricted when skiing.
A sleeveless ski jacket can also be worn over a cross-country ski jacket. The two layered jackets will provide the best heat retention and will do an excellent job of repelling water in the case of bad weather.
What size should you choose?
A sleeveless ski jacket, like all cross-country ski clothing, is worn very close to the body. It needs to fit as snugly as possible to avoid restricting your movements. The elasticated panels in the jacket allow the garment to adapt automatically to your body. The most common mistake is buying a jacket that is too big. You end up with poor heat insulation and unnecessary restrictions on movements.
Buying guide for women's sleeveless jackets
The definitive layer for sports clothing, women's sleeveless jackets are very popular. Especially designed for the female form, they protect the torso efficiently as well as looking good. So, come on, one of them is made for you!
What is the purpose of a sleeveless jacket?
By protecting your torso, your vital organs will be sheltered from bad weather and wind. In good weather, the sleeveless jacket is the only insulating layer you will need to wear. Your arms have free movement and your body will maintain the ideal temperature for exercising. Conversely, if the weather is bad, wearing a sleeveless jacket over a cross-country ski jacket is a real advantage, you are adding an extra insulating layer and moisture is repelled. Sleeveless jackets are made with elasticated fabrics and provide a great level of comfort and freedom of movement, both essential for cross-country skiing.
Are sleeveless jackets more waterproof than other jackets?
Totally waterproof cross-country ski clothing does not exist, because a 100% waterproof jacket would not allow moisture from sweat to be transferred from the inside to the outside of the jacket. However, thick jackets are more resistant to water than ultra-breathable clothing. This is due to the type of fabrics used in the manufacture of clothing. During extreme weather conditions, you can wear your sleeveless jacket over a standard women's jacket. Wearing both garments will add a layer over your torso, protecting you from damp and so keeping your vital organs warm for as long as possible.