Zumiez is the place for snow outerwear, offering a wide array of snowboarding jackets from the hottest brands like 686, Aperture and RIPNDIP.
The water-resistance and breathability ratings on snowboard outerwear is simple, the higher the number, the more water-resistance or breathable the product is. At Zumiez, snowboard jackets and pants are available in a wide variety of water-resistance and breathability ratings, from 3k to 20k, and even Gore-Tex. Jackets and pants with a waterproof rating between 3K and 8K are ideal if you are snowboarding in extremely dry conditions. 10K waterproofing is best suited for an average day of snowboarding, with light precipitation, while 15K waterproofing is optimal for heavy snow, or mild rain. 20K waterproofing will keep you dry in seriously wet conditions, ideal for storm riding hard, all day long.