Taking along your own warmth is essential if you spend a long time outdoors during the winter months. Whether you’re skiing the trails or holding down a stadium seat cheering for your favorite football team, you don’t want to be weighed down with heavy, bulky coats and sweaters. You want manageable layers that keep you warm, even when the temp slides below freezing. From hand warmers and heated socks to base layer undies and battery-charged jackets, here are ways to bring the heat for all your outdoor activities this winter.
Ororo Women’s Slim Fit Heated Jacket , $140, Amazon
This jacket with battery pack and detachable hood is the #1 seller in Amazon’s women’s work utility and safety outerwear. The slim-fit design banishes annoying worry about bulkiness. This jacket is downright stylish! Fleece lines the softshell fabric exterior to ensure you enjoy comfortable warmth. The detachable hood is specially designed for chilly mornings and extra protection on windy days.
Salomon Women’s Speedcross 4 Cs Trail Running Shoe, $100-$145, Amazon
The best snow running shoes protect you from the outdoor elements. They keep you warm, plus they’re durable. With optimal traction, you won’t go sliding all over the place. These shoes are insanely tough in all conditions. They’re well cushioned, warm and breathable.
Venustas Women’s Heated Jacket with Battery Pack, $123, Amazon
This jacket delivers smart heat across you body both front and back. Three heat settings let you customize the warmth you need, while the adjustable hood keeps out wind, rain and snow. Breathable fabric and down lining add to your comfort.
HotHands Hand Warmers, 10 count (5 pack with 2 warmers per pack), $6.25, Amazon
Each hand warmer delivers up to 10 hours of heat. Activate by shaking them and allowing the air to interact with the chemicals inside. They take about 5-10 minutes to get really hot, and you’ll need to give them a small shake every now and again to make sure they stay warm 10 hours later as well. Keep these warmers in your pockets, gloves or even your shoes.
Itiebo Men’s Heated Jacket, $123, Amazon
This heated jacket with electric battery pack is designed to keep you warm no matter how cold it is outside. It’s a brilliant option for not only hikers and cyclists but also those who have to work outside during the cold and frosty winter months. The hoodie can be folded into a collar to protect your neck from the cold.
Jomst Electric Heated Socks, $50, Amazon
Your tootsies will thank you when you warm them up with these quick-drying and breathable heated socks. The design concentrates the generated warmth on cold toes and heels, while the rechargeable lithium polymer battery heats up fast and stays warm up to nine hours. One size fits both women and men.
Jomst Rechargeable Hand Warmer, $26, Amazon
Pink perfection to warm your hands through every football game and freezing stadium. This fast-heating, battery-charged beauty is palm-sized and lightweight. Put it in your pocket and warm your hands on it, or hold it for extra warmth. You can even use it to charge your cell phone!
32 Degrees Women’s Scoop Neck Thermal Top, $16-$40, Amazon
Perfect for layering. Travel light by wearing this top underneath lightweight traveling clothes. Take along a waterproof jacket or shell and leave the bulky coats and sweatshirts at home. This top is thin enough to wear under your clothes for work and keeps you comfortable in a cold office.
Minus33 Merino Wool Women’s Franconia Midweight Bottom, $65, Amazon
Versatility and warmth make this three-season thermal bottom an essential part of outdoor gear. The 100% Merino wool makes this midweight base layer soft and comfortable. Easy care technology means the merino is machine washable and dryable.