Day 9 of Construction Gifts: Stay warm, move easily with this Carhartt Sandstone jacket

Marcia Gruver Doyle Pix
Updated Dec 16, 2020

 

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Keeping warm is an imperative in winter construction work, but you also have to be able to move.

This Carhartt Sandstone Tall Active Coat Jacket allows you to do both with ease.

Constructed with rugged 12-ounce cotton sandstone duck, the jacket easily repels the elements. The body and hood are lined in quilted flannel, and the sleeves featuring rib-knit cuffs, are lined in quilted nylon.

It features a front-zip jacket, drawstring hood and a split kangaroo hand-warmer pocket in the front. In addition there are two inside pockets Available in nine colors in sizes medium to XX large, the jacket has a rib-knit bottom.

Reviewers cite the jacket’s durability and warmth; one downside is its lack of waterproofing.

Available from Amazon for $99 – $109, depending on size.