Ski jackets are used by men practicing winter sports that are done in cold or freezing weathers, or in the presence of ice, they are also called winter shells. Ski jackets are made of wind resistant and water resistant or water proof materials that keep you warm and dry while wearing them. Ski jackets are worn above the normal clothes to keep its protection. Ski jackets must be comfortable for movement through them and must be breathable. Ski jackets can be made of different materials like nylon and can have a lining of polyester or fleece, some jackets can be made of more than one layer, they can have internal layers to give protection and insulation. Ski jackets are available in different styles and are made of wonderful colors, that a single jacket can combine more than one color. Ski jackets have full length zippered front fastenings and have zippered pockets as well to keep your stuff safely. Ski jackets are available in different lengths, some can be short at about waist line, others have taller lengths. Some of the jackets have hand warming jackets that are also zipped. Most ski jackets have high collars that fully protect the throat and can also have attached hoods that can be removable, they give extra protection for the head and ears and are very useful in the rain.