A coat is your first line of defense against the elements, it can be a simple wind breaker warn over the rest of your clothing of a or a heavy-duty work coat. There many consideration for when choosing a coat, and if you will be bugging-out in an area that can be cold none of them should be taken lightly.
Choosing a Coat
The heavier your coat is the harder you have to work move around in it or carry it.
Bulky coats are often warmer, but are also harder to pack and get in the way.