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Best winter heavy coats

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In the winter I go up into the mountains where the temperature is anywhere from 0 degrees Fahrenheit to 12 degrees Fahrenheit.

I'm looking for a good heavy winter coat that will keep me warm.

Please provide me with a list of coats that will keep me warm in this kind of cold weather.
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Columbia Sportswear makes quality jackets that are sold both on their web site and in "better" department stores.

Their jackets have a limited lifetime warranty and minor repairs such as buttons and zippers are done at no charge.

They are not inexpensive, but you get what you pay for.
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the best way to keep warm is to use layers of clothing: t-shirt, cotton shirt, sweater, coat

if you are not used to the cold, you may want to get a 3/4 length coat rather than a jacket

down-filled―lightweight, or woolen―heavier, garments do a good job
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long johns or leotards will keep your legs warm

don't forget―hat, scarf, mitts/gloves and boots for the extremities
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I have the Flying Tiger leather jacket from LL Bean and it is very warm in the temperatures you describe.
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Yay!  The Annual Knowlegeable Winter Coat thread

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I still think BillDL's response here is the best summary.
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Tune in to your ancestors and go with sheepskin.  Throw on a pair of shades and you'll be the Tom Cruise of Winterland with this fashionable, warm sheepskin bomber jacket:

https://shop.nationalgeographic.com/product/clothing/men-s-clothing/jackets-and-vests/sheepskin-b-3-flight-jacket?code=SR50004
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