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Betsy Welch
Betsy Welch

Betsy Welch

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Betsy hails from the Front Range of Colorado, although you'll usually find her adventuring in the mountains or abroad. The newest stamps in her passport are from Turkey, Albania, and Greece. In the summer, she's all about bikes - gravel, mountain, bikepacking, and commuting around town. When the snow flies, Betsy likes to nordic ski, rip around resorts, and dabble in skimo racing. She also tries to pair all winter activities with a visit to a hot spring. Betsy has a background in public health nursing and thinks that being outside is the best medicine.

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Best Ski Jackets for Women of 2022

Best Ski Jackets for Women of 2022

On the hunt for a new women's ski jacket? We tested 16 top-of-the-line models to help you find the best. We skied numerous runs at Mammoth Mountain and Kirkwood in California and...
How to Choose a Women's Ski Jacket

How to Choose a Women's Ski Jacket

Ready for a new ski jacket, but bewildered by the options? This guide will help you understand key elements to consider and how to make your choice based on your own personal needs
Patagonia Primo Puff - Women's
Editors' Choice

Patagonia Primo Puff - Women's

This super warm and well-made jacket has all the features you need for a cold day at the resort and looks good too. We love how comfortable and functional it is to ski big lines or blue...
Armada Stadium
Best Buy

Armada Stadium

Feel and look like a pro out there on the slopes this winter in this stylish choice. It's also an extremely good deal and wins our Best Buy Award for its great price point and high...
Burton Jet Set

Burton Jet Set

This trendy jacket works well in mild weather and has all of the basics. However, it didn't stun us as a high-functioning ski jacket with its basic features and lack of durability.
Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket - Women's

Patagonia Powder Bowl Jacket - Women's

The Powder Bowl is a basic hardshell that excels in keeping the weather out. It has all the ski-specific features you want and doesn't sacrifice form over function.

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