When is a ski jacket not a ski jacket? When it’s Oneskee’s all-in-one snow sports suit, designed to keep you warm and dry. If you want to go back to separates, you can just zip the legs off the Acclimate. Clever stuff.
Swap from a jacket to a ski onesie
Regular/long sizes available for tall women
The baggy fit may not suit petite skiers
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Oneskee Acclimate: first impressions
The Oneskee Acclimate could be an answer to a dilemma you didn’t know you had. Why faff about buying a ski jacket and separate salopettes when you could just snap up a onesie with a detachable legs?
If you get cold on the snow, want to get save time sorting your kit or if you just have a tendency to fall over a lot, Oneskee’s range of ski outfits could be your perfect ski partner.
Oneskee’s unisex Acclimate design comes in a range of colorways ranging from camouflage and leopard print to plain neutral suits, and they all feature a great hood, wide, comfortable salopette legs, plentiful well-placed pockets and are waterproofed to a hefty 20,000mm.
And if you want to swap to separates or to wear your Oneskee with jeans for apres ski, then a zip around the waist means you can lose the legs when you need to.
A great gimmick but how did they fare when we tested them for our best women’s ski jackets buying guide?
• RRP: $435 (US) / £329 (UK)
• Waterproofing: 20,000mm H/H
• Insulation: Synthetic: 80gms body / 60gsm legs and arms
• Sizes: SXS / S / M / L / XL
• Colors: Black & White / Leopard / Black & Pink / Black & Yellow / Signature
• Compatibility: Swap from a ski onesie to a jacket – great for changeable conditions
Oneskee Acclimate: on the slopes
On test we were impressed by how well the Acclimate worked both as a one-piece and as a jacket – as a ski suit, they definitely provide more warmth than as separates, and there’s no risk of ending up with snow stuffed up your jacket if you do take a fall.
The Oneskee is a unisex design and fits on the wide and baggy side, so you may need to try a few versions for size, and petite skiers could feel a bit swamped and may want to choose something more streamlined (although tall women will find the “regular” and “long” sizing on offer could be ideal for them).
An award-winning travel and outdoors journalist, presenter and blogger, Sian regularly writes for The Independent, Evening Standard, BBC Countryfile, Coast, Outdoor Enthusiast and Sunday Times Travel. Life as a hiking, camping, wild-swimming adventure-writer has taken her around the world, exploring Bolivian jungles, kayaking in Greenland, diving with turtles in Australia, climbing mountains in Africa and, in Thailand, learning the hard way that peeing on a jellyfish sting doesn’t help. Her blog, thegirloutdoors.co.uk, champions accessible adventures.