Layering is key with light and fast ski mountaineering. Look for highly breatheable materials with decent wind resistance for the up. Puffies come out of your pack while preparing for the down. Don't be afraid to dress up for the occasion with a full lycra body suit.
As Stan Lee could attest, Excelsior is Latin for "ever upward." So with that in mind, we think La Sportiva's Excelsior Pant is aptly named! As an ultra-breathable midweight softshell pant made with comfort in mind, it's designed to enable ski tourers to forever ascend. And if you're really getting the heart rate up, side zippered vents with mesh gussets allow you to dump heat quick..
The Mezzalama Race 2 pants are the answer! Assuming that the question is, "where can I find an incredibly versatile pair of pants for race days, training days, and big objective days where I'm hauling backside?" These lovely leggings are smooth, lightweight, cozy, and designed with performance in mind. The Mezzalama Race 2 pants are extremely stretchy and breathable, made with flee..
Recent studies show that owners of Karpos pants have a higher quality of life. This is especially true for skiers that own the Alagna Lite Pant. Such folk are often found alone at the top of peaks or passing people in the wee-hours of a resort-skinning session. The front half of the Alagna pant is made from K-Shell, a Karpos fabric that stops wind in its tracks. The back half of th..
Together with the Jacket, the Falls Pant is a high-performance racing and training suit that will keep you energized when skiing up and downhill. That’s both due to the magic PowerKler fabric and the overall efficient design. The fabric-makers claim the fibers can reflect body heat in a way that affects muscle performance. We’re not sure but we know when you put one of these on you..
If you’re partial to early mornings, tracking vertical feet gained, or seeking missions far from the trailhead, the Dynafit Speed Dynastretch is a natural pairing. This pant integrates a windproof, water-repellent softshell anterior with fully stretchy, brushed elastane fabric in the rear. This hybrid construction is breathable and comfortable on the move, with a massive range of m..
When most people think of oxygen, they envision two oxygen molecules happily connected with two covalent bonds. When Skimo athletes think of Oxygen, they immediately think of a fast and light ski touring pant, created by Crazy Idea with an attitude of no compromise. Built using the “made in Italy” Vuelta fabric, the Oxygen pant finds the ideal ratio between thermoregulation and bre..
The Cervino pants have a sleek feel on the outside and has a soft fleece lining within. One of the most comfortable ski pants around, the Cervino is optimized for speed. The Vuelta knit is stretchy and nearly friction-free. The cuffs are zippered to get around your boots, and have cutout zones for popular two-buckle boots. This means no messing with your cuffs during transitions, j..
What's breathable, stretchy, water and wind-resistant, and blue all over? If you guessed the Dynafit TLT Touring pants, you probably read the text on this page first. Either way, congratulations, you're spot on! These ski touring pants are a simple-yet-technical piece of attire that is suitable for any AT skier, telemarker, or splitboarder out there. Comfort-built with 4-way stretc..
For those in the know, there aren’t many technical clothing manufacturers as electrifying as Crazy Idea, who unabashedly designs clothing with oversized personalities. Taking over from the B-Side pant is the Crazy Idea Electra, which carries on the proud tradition of being lightweight, fashionable, and more importantly, functional. With the Electra, Crazy Idea combined a DWR-coated..
As the Eurythmics once said, "Sweet Pants are made of these, who am I to DST?" These lyrics never made it onto their official release, but we know what we heard. Dynafit is celebrating their 30th anniversary by being ever industrious and showing off their fashion, function, and comfort forward standard for their softshells with the Low Tech DST pant. The Dynastretch 4-way stretch m..
Cargo pants have too many pockets, spandex bottoms don't have enough. Enter the Goldilocks of getup, the Col Becchei women's pant from Ortovox. Well placed thigh and hip pockets are just the beginning, these bomber bottoms have bells and whistles that will wake up the neighbors. An adjustable elastic waist make these the perfect pants for a late day tour on Thanksgiving and snaps a..
The streamlined Mercury 2 Pant is now even more appropriate for active ski touring. The brushed lining is woven into the shell to give a sleek feel. This, coupled with an updated mix of materials, enables the pants to be several ounces lighter than the original Mercury from Dynafit. The pants are still designed for daily use, with an abrasion-resistant weave and durable scuff guard..
Karpos has spared no effort in making the Karpos Express Evo 200 Pant - Women's an amazingly comfortable ski pant! As with many of Karpos' signature soft goods, the Express Evo 200 pants have a classic DWR finish to repel water and prevent the build-up of dirt. The Express EVO 200's are made with two kinds of K-Stretch fabric, which are designed for technical performance. The front..
Latin speakers, Marvel Comic fans, and now high output ski tourers, can all agree that the word "excelsior" drums up ideas of endless ascents. La Sportiva's Excelsior Pant is made of midweight softshell material but with two side ventilation zips, ready to dump heat if things get too warm while crushing vert. They're treated with an environmentally friendly PFC-free DWR coating to ..
Millet categorizes the Touring Shield Pant as an "action shell" for a reason. Built with Polartec® Powershield Light and Stretch three layer fabric, the pants are cut ergonomically and have articulated knees to move with your body. And since they are specifically designed for ski mountaineering, the Touring Shield Pant focuses on breathability so you don't become waterlogged on lon..
The quality and attention to detail that Karpos presents is almost unmatched, which is why the versatile Mountain pant is one of the mainstays of their lineup. Sporting a top-to-bottom DWR finish, the Mountain pant will repel water, dirt, and other contaminants which means your pants stay clean and breathable. The main fabric used is K-Shell, a lightly insulated and breathable wind..
A pant for all temperatures and conditions, the Radical Infinium Hybrid Pant combines amazing weatherproofing and durability with comfort, flexibility, and breathability. These pants are stretchy with an athletic fit and an adjustable waistband, so whether you prefer your pants to be skimo-snug or more of a freeride-esque loose style, you can size up or down with the confidence tha..
Karpos’ has a long tradition in fashion-centric Italy, and once you wear the Express 300, you’ll realize why the company’s reputation is so strong. The pants sport a DWR finish from top to bottom that will readily repel dirt and water, meaning you’ll be clean and dry. The main panels on the Express 300 are K-Stretch, a breathable two-way-stretch fabric that can stand up to bad weat..
In a world of infinite pant possibilities, it's easy to get caught up in analysis paralysis. Wouldn’t you rather free your mind to focus on other things, like where you want to ski and other such details? To that end, Dynafit offers the women's Free Infinium Hybrid Pant. By combining GORE-TEX INFINIUM with WINDSTOPPER technology and Dynastretch softshell material in key areas, Dyna..
When you're working hard and the temps are far below freezing, every single layer has to insulate as well as it breathes. The Dynafit Mezzalama Alpha women's shorts strike that perfect balance, and do so in an extremely lightweight and functional package. Built to flex and stretch with you, the Mezzalama shorts provide that extra bit of insulation you need to make it to the car aft..
Millet’s Pierra Menta Alpha Shorts are a fresh alternative to insulated skirts. Skirts have been the mainstay removable insulation for fast touring, offering warmth with very little bulk. Shorts offer the same benefits but with unlimited range of motion while skinning and booting. Keeping your core warm is the quickest way to boost your overall comfort and, with your pelvis being p..
DWR-treated fabric, Primaloft insulation, and full side-zips aren't generally the first words that you'd think to use when describing a skirt, but thanks to Dynafit’s introduction of the Radical skirt, now we do. The TLT Skirt is an updated version that maintains the charms of the original. The full length side-zipper make it the perfect pre/apres ski apparel. Zip up and warm up.
Behold, the Plum Race Suit. Wickedly ventilated and built for speed.
High output activities in warm conditions are where this suit will shine, as sweat wicking and ventilation seem to be prioritized over insulation. Unrestricted freedom of movement, more pockets than we've ever seen in a race suit (so far), and a skin tight fit that keeps your aerodynamic drag coefficient as low..
After much contemplation on the skin track, we collectively decided that while trucker hats and neck gaiters are useful, they don’t embody our values quite as much as skiing in tight spandex does. Our search for the perfect skinsuit to boldly go where no spandex has gone before ended abruptly when a clear winner emerged. After laying hands on the Ski Trab skinsuit, we knew it was t..
The time has come to introduce the North American market to the most Italian skimo race suit ever created. Karpos is the official supplier of the Italian National Team and with the help of Damiano Lenzi, they have unveiled a suit that is as sleek as a sheik. The body is largely comprised of Lycra Power, a material well-known for making skinny skiers look even skinnier. A Gore Winds..
We want you to go fast, you want to go fast, the DNA 2 racing suit wants you to go fast. This athletic fitting race suit will quadruple your speed! Okay, maybe not, but you'll still look good going fast, and that's nothing to complain about. The DNA 2 suit is a technical and sleek piece of attire made to be extremely mobile and breathable. There are plenty of pockets placed on the ..
Dynafit calls it a second skin. The DNA Women’s race suit is built with Nilit® Innergy, an energy-infusing fabric that will leave you excuse-less. The special nylon fabric technology purportedly increases performance by reflecting body heat as far infrared rays, infusing you with energy. But aside from the sorcery, the suit is decked out with all the features you need to get up, do..
Sleek, slick, speedy, stylish - call it what you will, Dynafit's DNA 2 Race suit for women is your superhero outfit when it's time to fly. One piece design will move with you from the skin track to the booter and all the way back down. Transitions are made seamless with a boot buckle system that allows you to customize the lower panel to keep your ski/walk mechanisms easy to access..
More Italians have been on top of podiums than any other nation. Be it skimo racing, car racing, motorcycle racing, trail running, pasta making, you name it, the Italians have been there and done that. Italians are steeped in success, and the Karpos Race Suit is the official race suit of the Italian National Team. Maybe it’s all in the suit? The entire suit is made of Lycra Power, ..
When a police officer asks you to pullover, that's bad. When you put on a Dynafit Polartec pullover, that's good! Subtle yet cool logos on the chest and arm show some Dynafit pride. The Polartec Thermal Pro fabric is like a warm ocean breeze that covers your entire upper body in awesomeness. From slouch on the couch to guy on the go, you can wear this piece in all but the fanciest ..
Tell your current favorite post-ski shirt to move on over, the Dynafit Polartec pullover is here to fill that space in your dresser drawer. After a long day in the mountains (and perhaps that optional shower), you can crawl into the inviting comfort of this top. The moisture-wicking material will come in handy when you fall asleep under that blanket that is way too warm for being n..
Here at Skimo Co, we love us some spandex and lycra. If it doesn't snap tight when you put it on, we usually aren't interested. However, our friends over at Atomic introduced us to this new stuff called casual wear, and we were wildly impressed with its comfort. The Atomic Alps FZ hoodie features a hood so you can burrow even deeper into this cozy piece. Two side pockets can hold c..
'Sup. Whatup. Yo. When you're rocking an Alps FZ hoodie from Atomic you can greet folks in whatever cool, laid back fashion you choose. Nestled inside this full zip slice of apparel heaven you can further cocoon by pulling up the hood with it's soft, waffle patterned interior. Have phone, will travel? Stuff it in one of the side pockets for easy access to check the number of "likes..
Whether lounging around enjoying the endorphins earned from a big tour or as a mid-layer during lift-accessed skiing, the 24/7 Polartec Hoody has you covered. Made with light and cozy Polartec Thermal Pro fabric, the 24/7 Polartec Hoody can be worn comfortably next to the skin or over a thinner shirt. In the event activity is involved, the moisture-wicking fabric sucks moisture awa..
There is a reason that SCARPA is trusted by mountaineers in the Himalayas, ultra-marathon runners deep in the pain cave, backcountry skiers making gnarly first descents, and everyone else; they make some of the best footwear in the world. Period. If your outdoor pursuits have benefited from this exceptional footwear, you can now show your endorsement to the world. This cotton/polye..
If you spend too much time in your gear, it’s bound to get stinky. Luckily, when your other gear is in the laundry you can still assert your outdoorsy-ness with the stylish Petzl hoody. The color pairs nicely with a Toyota Tacoma, Subaru Outback, goggle tan, or your choice of Yeti cooler. Chill out in a comfortable fabric blend painted with the Petzl Logo.
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If your après ski routine has more to do with drying skins than fancy coffee, then consider throwing on a 24/7 Polartec Hoody while organizing your gear for the next day out in the backcountry. Comfy and cozy Polartec Thermal Pro fleece will wrap you in a blanket of cloudlike bliss. If you suddenly decide to go for a few laps around the block because touring all day wasn't enough, ..
Join the worldwide phenomenon known as Booter Friday! Started at Skimo Co, the tradition is great for team-building and encouraging folks to step out of their skinning comfort zone. If the day is Friday and you’re booting your way up a mountain, be sure to hashtag #BooterFriday on Instagram. Skimo Co’s Booter Friday T-shirt is a 50/50 mix of cotton and polyester that is soft and st..
Do you have errands to run, climbing to do, and plans for dinner after? Do you want one shirt that smoothly navigates between these different scenarios? La Sportiva has you covered with the Stripe Cube shirt. The 100% organic cotton construction is comfortable, familiar, and more sustainably produced than regular cotton. Raglan sleeves allow for an unrestricted range of motion, let..
Show your support for uphill skiing in Utah by sporting an Alta Skimo Team shirt. If enough folks are wearing them, maybe the resort that “is for skiers” will consider allowing all flavors of them, year-round.
Alta, if you’re reading this, we would love to buy uphill passes and dine at your lodges. We suggest taking a page from a European resort-playbook and invite skiers to ski..
Do you like to be fast, go far, and have fun? If so, pull on our new Skimo Co shirt and go faster, further, and funner than ever before! Made with a 60/40 Cotton/Polyester mix, this shirt is soft and cozy - perfect for wearing every day to remind others that you live life light&fast. With the Skimo Co skier and logo on the front, you'll be letting everyone know that you support..
If you wear skin suits and high-tech ski gear on the mountain, why stop the high-tech trend when it comes to your casual wear? Don't let the look fade when you're not on the mountain-- buy this shirt and look the part, whatever that part may be. As an added bonus, the brand name "diy-nee-fet" is sure to spark conversation with your co-workers on casual Friday. Buy this shirt-- you'..
Why stop the Low Tech Dynafit pride on the mountain? Bring in some choice apparel with Dynafit's 80's inspired Low Tech T-shirt and keep those fresh looks a-coming. Crush your daily morning meeting with this dope shirt and accept that parent of the year award your kids are definitely making out of macaroni you bought for Tuesday's dinner in this fresh, fly, 100% cotton and 200% rig..
Dudettes, you'll def love this wicked T-shirt that will help keep Dynafit's Low Tech anniversary clothing hyped on and off the slopes. This gnarly 100% cotton T-shirt will help keep you cool on a hot summer day and makes a bad-to-the-bone underlayer on those slushy warm backcountry days. Stay fly by flying past the narbos who don't have this Low Tech Edition collector Tee.
Bring your seriousness about technical gear down to a casual level. This tee is an easy way to add a little La Sportiva to your life without a pair of advanced footwear or high-performance outdoor layers. It’s everything your favorite t-shirt should be: 100% organic cotton, comfortable, and short-sleeved. The logo is on the back, so this is the perfect shirt to advertise La Sportiv..
It’s time to profess love for your favorite Italian footwear manufacturer to the general public. Made with a very precise 52% Cotton and 48% Polyester blend, the Logo Tee fits in while on a spring ski tour or hanging out at the crag. Speaking of fitting in, the fit is European, so it’ll perfectly accentuate your post-ski season physique. If you are a big SCARPA fan like we are, the..
If SCARPA runs through your veins, the time has come for you to don the Women’s Logo Tee. This act is mutually beneficial for both SCARPA and the wearer. SCARPA is being advertised by the wearer using a great conversation starter. The wearer is being treated by SCARPA to another amazing and comfortable product. The Logo Tee offers more than enough breathability and comfort to be us..
After a day of shredding the hill on your DPS Pagodas, go out and shred the après scene with this clean, DPS Vintage Sheer tee. With the sleek cut and 65/35, polyester/cotton blend, your washboard abs will display quite nicely for all those admiring onlookers. If you're shredding simply involves paper at the office on a casual Friday you can still be lookin' fly and feelin' comfy i..