20 Best Winter Jackets for Extreme Cold in India

20 Best Winter Jackets for Extreme Cold in India

Although a tropical country, India has a diverse topography that ranges from sunny beaches, serene meadows to snowy peaks and chilly terrains. Some of the northern states of the country receive heavy snowfall from November to February and can prove to be a challenge for the ever-curious hikers and trekkers if they don’t have the right gear. In this blog, we have listed the 20 best winter jackets for extreme cold in India, for both men and women.

1. Men HYPAWARM™ 3-In-1 Mountain Hiking and Trekking Jacket
All the protection you’ll need for when you’re on the limit. Win over the extreme sub-zero temperatures with Wildcraft's 3-in-1 Mountain Hiking and Trekking jacket. All the protection you’ll need for when you’re on the limit. Combined with a detachable quilted jacket, this versatile trekking apparel scores very high on functionality and is one of the best winter jackets for extreme cold in India. Engineered with Heat Lock technology, this jacket can insulate your body even at minus 10°C. Being snow proof, waterproof, and windproof, this jacket is compatible with a wide range of activities in harsh winter mountain conditions, making it a must-have

2. Men HYPAWARM™ Ski Hiking And Trekking Jacket

Your go-to system for rapid and prolonged warmth. Glide through the extreme sub-zero temperatures with the Men's Ski Jacket that comes with a long list of features. Engineered with HYPAWARM™ technology and poly ripstop fabric, this men’s winter jacket insulates your body even at -10 °C to ensure you are warm and comfortable at all times. Its flawless waterproof outfitting protects you as you get through even the harshest of snow and rain and allows you to keep your hands snuggled in its hand warmer pockets. The hood of the jacket is detachable and 3D adjustable to cover you without any restriction on vision. It also boasts a detachable snow skirt to provide better heat with lesser weight. Loaded with multiple utility pockets, this jacket keeps you worry-free during your winter treks and ranks high in this list of best winter jackets for extreme cold in India.

3. Men HYPAWARM™ Down Extreme Hiking And Trekking Jacket

Perfect for remote winter mountaineering. With a distinct down feather insulation technology called Ionic Down™, the Wildcraft Down Jacket spotlights a fill-power rating of up to 700. It is tailored in Nylon CarbonM™ fabric with a three-layer AirBlock™ construction technique to keep you extra warm without weighing you down, even at temperatures of up to -10°C. What’s particularly liked about this windproof and water-repellent zipper jacket is that it is also resistant to stains. It is puffy and lightweight, yet durable and easily packable. It features an attached hood and drop-in hand pockets for extra warmth.

4. Men HYPAWARM™ Down Innovation Sub Zero Trekking Jacket

A rendition of leading-edge technology to get you through the frigid months. Wildcraft’s self-packable down jacket features Ionic Down™ insulation and a distinct HYPAWARM™ technology that ensures long-lasting warmth in chilly climate conditions, even at -10°C. You can also don this jacket over a men’s sweatshirt or a men’s pullover. The 500 down fill rated jacket is tailored with a Nylon CarbonM™ and AirBlock™ fabric shell that’s windproof and water-resistant. This ideal trekking jacket comes with a workable zipper, side pockets to keep your hands warm and a detachable hood to meet your different needs

5. Men HYPAWARM™ Down Reversible Hiking And Trekking Jacket

A rendition of leading-edge technology to get you through the frigid months. Wildcraft’s self-packable down jacket features Ionic Down™ insulation and a distinct HYPAWARM™ technology that ensures long-lasting warmth in chilly climate conditions, even at -10°C. The 500 down fill rated jacket is tailored with a Nylon CarbonM™ and AirBlock™ fabric shell that’s windproof and water-resistant. This ideal trekking jacket comes with a workable zipper, side pockets to keep your hands warm and a detachable hood to meet your different needs.

6. Men's HYPAWARM™ Husky Tuck Trekking Jacket

Another top mention in the list of best winter jackets for extreme cold in India, this insulated quilted jacket can be packed as a travel pillow for a quick nap. This insulated micro-fibre husky jacket will protect you in light winters. The lightweight and self-packable features make it easy to carry around. This jacket is engineered with wind stopping and a water-repellent finish on the fabric that protects you against light drizzles on your adventurous trekking trips.

7. Men HYPAWARM™ Hooded Heat Lock Husky Hiking & Trekking Jacket

Inspired by innovation and engineered for efficiency. The Wildcraft Hooded Husky Jacket comes with Heat Lock technology and a unique faux down PlumeBall™ insulation that can enhance heat retention by 40% and weighs 30% less compared to the same weight of wadding. Not only does this specialized breathable Nylon CarbonM™ jacket have a detachable hood and hand warmer pockets, but it’s also thoughtfully built to be windproof and water-repellent, so you can stay warm and dry even when the temperatures drop to 5°C. We see it as the perfect puffy companion for the outdoors.

8. Men HYPAWARM™ Light Quilted Innovation Jacket

Look polished to perfection as you conquer the cold. The Wildcraft LQ Jacket boasts Thermo-BlockCire™ treatment on the fabric along with Microfiber insulation and a highly glazed wax finish through heat and pressure application that provides a superior warmth-to-weight ratio to keep you toasty through the nasty weather, up to temperatures of 10°C. The feather-light gear delivers water-repellent and windproof insulation and features roomy hand warmer pockets and a detachable hood for your different needs.

9. Men's HYPAWARM™ Softshell Pro Trekking Jacket

No matter how windy it gets, the Softshell jacket’s got your back. Slip it on as a sweatshirt on those chilly mornings or wear it when your excursion demands a jacket. This jacket has a three-panel hood with an elasticated opening and a two-layer bonded chest panel for extra warmth. The durable water-repellent finished fabric provides proper wind protection and keeps you dry in light drizzles on your trekking journey. Zipper-secured hand warming pockets prevent your palms from numbing in the chilly winds and thumbholes prevent the sleeves from riding up, giving you total freedom of movement.

10. Trainer 4 Way Stretch Windcheater

Stretch and comfort of a softshell with engineered protection of a hard shell, this Wildcraft Windcheater is designed with HYPAWARM™ technology and made with nylon rayon spandex fabrication for a highly durable, yet lightweight feel so you can amplify your layering game to survive the harsh weather conditions. It uses close-fitted neck tailoring and the main zip line to fasten the heat within and keep you warm and dry even at 15°C. This jacket can be used for daily wear, travel and off-activity.

11. Men's HYPAWARM™ Husky Paneled Trekking Jacket

Insulated micro-fibre husky jacket to protect you in light winters. Lightweight wind and water repellent fabric that protects you against light drizzle on your trekking and hiking trips. Also comes with a free Gaiter!

12. Men HYPAWARM™ LQ Classic Jacket

Temperatures may drop down, but you can still keep up the trend! The Wildcraft Classic LQ Jacket is made with polyester and engineered with Thermo-BlockCire™ technology to give it the right amount of wind proofing, insulation, and breathability when you're hiking at temperatures of 10°C. Apart from providing an excellent fit and great mobility, it has a superior warmth-to-weight ratio, yet doesn't store built-up heat or moisture, keeping you comfortable throughout your commute.

13. Men's Running Jacket

Wildcraft’s running jackets are engineered to be lightweight and breathable for comfort during your jogs and runs. This jacket is made of 4-way stretch material and features a relaxed fit for freedom of movement and maximum comfort.

14. Women's Bonded Down Jacket

Embrace the cold with this bonded down jacket made from Down feathers to keep you warm and comfy. The jacket is ultra-lightweight, water and wind-repellent and packable to carry around at ease. This jacket is also ideal for use as outerwear over a women’s sweatshirt or a women’s pullover.

15. Women HYPAWARM™ Hooded Down Reversible Trekking Jacket

For the adventure buff in you. The burly, yet self-packable, Ionic Down™ Jacket tailored with a 3-layer protective shell (Nylon CarbonM™ and AirBlock™), that makes it water-resistant and windproof, is the perfect investment to tackle the bleak weather. Although light and breathable, this tough, 500-fill-power-down jacket provides plenty of warmth even as temperatures drop down to single digits. It is reversible and is accompanied by sport-oriented features like interior drop-in pockets and an attached hood.

16. Women HYPAWARM™ Hiking and Trekking Jacket

The right balance between function and fashion makes the Nylon CarbonM™ hydrophobic fabric jacket one of the best winter jackets for extreme cold in India. It is designed with a combination of Heat Lock technology and the PlumeBall™ system that isolates the wind and insulates body heat at surrounding temperatures of 10°C. It is mindfully built for easy packability and low-weight comfort and accentuates an attached hood for better performance in wetter conditions. The nylon-polyester fabrication makes it 40% warmer, 30% less heavy, and 40% more compressible (compared to the same weight of wadding).


17. Women HYPAWARM™ Light Quilted Print Reversible Jacket

The style-in-service scale is getting all the golden stars! The reversible Wildcraft LQ Jacket for women is Thermo-BlockCire™ treated and built with Microfiber insulation and finished with a highly glazed wax layer for a remarkably high warmth-to-weight ratio so you experience a quilted-cozy feel even at 10°C. This multi-purpose feather-light gear also features strategically placed pockets for extra warmth and delivers high-grade weatherproofing.

18. Wildcraft Women's Husky Jacket - 2 Tone

This women’s winter jacket has a 2 colour tone for the sleeves and body. This hooded-down insulation jacket is ultra-lightweight as it is made from the feathers closest to the skin of birds. It Is one of the best fillings possible for a warm winter jacket. The fabric of this jacket is also wind and water repellent!

19. Women's Running Jacket

This particular jacket features an anti-pilling treatment for improved touch and feel. Wildcraft has also included hand warming pockets and specially engineered thumb-hole for easy running and absolute freedom of movement.


20. Women’s HYPAWARM™ Fleece Jacket

An anatomical fit, perfect for lightly layered comfort! The Wildcraft Fleece Jacket for women is made with a unique 6-stage Napping & Shearing system and is a polar fleece-polyester fabric mix that is efficient in managing variable temperatures and designed to suit fast-paced activities where low weight is critical. The jacket is completely windproof and moisture-repellent and indeed pleasant to wear. Plus, it’s 40% warmer than regular fleece and is ideal for temperatures of up to 15°C. It’s like versatility has been woven into it

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Which is the best winter jacket in India?

4 ideal jackets for winters in India are:
• Women’s HYPAWARM™ Fleece Jacket
• Women HYPAWARM™ Light Quilted Print Reversible Jacket
• Men HYPAWARM™ Ski Hiking And Trekking Jacket
• Men HYPAWARM™ Down Reversible Hiking And Trekking Jacket

Which type of jacket is the warmest in India?

Husky jackets and Down jackets are usually the warmest and most ideal jackets for winters in India

How do I choose a winter jacket?

• Pick Something Warm and Comfortable. Whenever you begin your search for a warm winter jacket, it's essential that you value your safety over style, or if possible, find a coat that suits both.
• Choose a Waterproof Jacket.
• Combine Utility With Style.
• Make Sure You Can Add Layers Underneath.

What is the warmest material for a jacket?

Down jackets are usually the warmest kind of jacket.