The age-old Nordic saying “There is no bad weather, only bad clothing” rings true for anybody that spends times in the mountains. The Karpos Schiara pant is here to make sure bad weather is a thing of the past. Now you don’t have to be confined to bluebird days in the backcountry. Bad weather scares most people away, but if you are one of the die-hards, then the Schiara pant has yo..
Due to its high cost, it is wise to use Polartec® NeoShell® fabric in only strategic places. That is exactly what Millet did with the LTK Hybrid Neo jacket. The most breathable shell material on the market is used on the hood and shoulders to offer protection from the elements. The core of the jacket uses Millet’s impressive XCS 100 material that is tough, flexible and also fairly ..
As much as we like to use it to our advantage, speed can’t always evade bad weather. This is why it’s important to make sure you are carrying layers that will allow a safe return to the trailhead. Luckily, the Dynafit TLT 3L Jacket does so much more than just get you back to the car. It’s packable enough that you won’t even notice it’s there, but weatherproof enough that when it is..
The TLT 3L is a hard shell that is so light, packable, and breathable that you might actually want to use it when moving efficiently. 3L stands for 3-layer, which is a specific subtype of proprietary Dynashell™ fabric. The three layers can be thought of as waterproof, windproof, and breathable. Dynafit accomplishes this with a top secret weave of nylon and spandex. The 3L jacket ha..
Zip on and off this superlight hard shell pant in a hurry. The TLT 3L is the perfect extra pant layer for keeping at the bottom of you pack. It’s so light and packable that it won’t hold you back, and if you actually need to use it, it still won’t you back. That’s because it’s a four-way stretch weave with impressive breathability ratings. This is exactly what you want in a hard sh..
The Women’s Mezzalama is lined with Polartec Alpha, making it the lightest and most breathable insulated Dynafit jacket. This is perfect for a backup later for races, tours, or ski mountaineering. If the weather stays nice and you don’t need the protection, having the lightest item in your pack is ideal. If the temps drop and you need the insulation, having the most breathability i..
A jacket for a hybrid of tasks, this La Sportiva creation is a combination of insulation and breathability. Perfect for the times you need an additional thermal layer but don’t want to sweat, the Task Hybrid jacket is a well-designed lightweight backup. 40g of Primaloft Silver Active insulation help retain some core body heat while the Spirex construction lets you use your arms and..
Named after one of the “big three” skimo races, the Mezzalama Jacket from Dynafit was designed for it. In other words, long, cold races and/or training sessions. Of course, any kind of skiing can be considered training, so feel free to just keep it your pack. It’s “filled” with 100g of Polartec Alpha insulation, which is the most breathable type. “Filled” is in quotes because the j..
$249.95 From $199.96
The Mezzalama Pant from Dynafit is a zip-on insulation layer designed for its namesake high-altitude race. Known as the white marathon, the Mezzalama is a long, arduous, often-cold affair. In such races and/or places, it’s nice to have a pant you can whip on without taking off your skis. The pants are made with a rip-stop nylon that is strategically (and lightly) filled with Polart..
Sometimes you actually need more protection than “checklist” pants that most folks carry during skimo races. If you’re expecting an especially long or cold race or tour, consider adding some Polartec Alpha insulation. The latest in breathable warmth, Alpha is a revelation when it comes to highly aerobic activities in cold weather. The Crazy Idea Half Blade pants feature full-length..
Makers of insulated ski touring overpants seem to agree that Polartec® Alpha insulation is the key ingredient. Millet is no exception, as they chose the surprisingly breathable fill for the new PM Alpha Pant. The annual Pierra Menta in France, home of Millet, is just the type of race that might require some backup insulation. Further, the company’s headquarters in the Alps has just..
Millet calls it a “new-generation hybrid” jacket which seems appropriate. The dual-natured Touring Alpha is a slick composite of insulated and soft shell jackets. Power Stretch® Pro back and side panels are combined with Polartec® Alpha insulation on the front and arms to make an amazing jacket for touring and ski mountaineering. Alpha is Polartec’s new state-of-the-art insulation ..
The Trilogy Synthesis is a bit of a revolution in down jacket technology. Using a Seamless weaving technology, Millet was able to baffle the feathers without using a sewing machine. That means there are no holes through the nylon like in every other down jacket. Which means the jacket is warmer and significantly more waterproof than the competition. It’s also a bit lighter since th..
We don’t normally get excited by down jackets, but the new Seamless weaving technology from Millet is pretty impressive. Instead of sewing baffles to keep feathers in place, the French company developed a new type of loom that weaves them in place. This means the Trilogy Synthesis Down Hoodie isn’t full of needle holes which let heat out and moisture in. As a bonus, the seamless te..
A super warm puffy that is good for belaying or eating a hoagie.
90/10 700 Fill power european white goose down
2 Front hand pockets with invisible zip
Microfleece chin guard
Spirex construction with synthetic underarm insulation panel
20D ripstop (nylon)
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.
The Dynafit Radical skirt is so functional that guys are tempted to wear it. Featuring a full wrap of Primaloft insulation, the skirt can be zipped on and off over a race suit or touring pants. Perfect for before and after races, the comfortable moisture-blocker is also nice to have on casual tours when taking a break or just getting warmed up. And when you hit the wind on the ridg..
La Sportiva calls the Athena a “tech-fashion” piece. That seems about right, considering the usefulness and wide assortment of colors. In fact, each skirt comes as two colors since the they are reversible*. This doubles your chance of matching while keeping important bits warm. The Athena 2.0 Skirt can be zipped on over ski pants or a base layer, adding a layer of Primaloft® insula..
The lightest and most breathable insulation available make this the most functional skirt available. Warm-up, race, cool down, and just hang out in the Dynafit Mezzalama Alpha Skirt. Zip it on over a race suit or pants with your skis on by using the full length side-zips. The skirt is stretch-woven nylon that is wind-resistant, water-repellent, and abrasion-resistant. It’s also stu..
If you’re planning on using your overshorts for more than just avant/après ski, consider getting the most breathable option. Like the Mezzalama jacket & pants, the Overshorts use Polartec Alpha insulation which features the most advanced perspiration-transport technology. The shorts a stretch-woven so they move well, filled with 98g of premium lightweight insulation, and topped..
Guys no longer have to run around in pre-race skirts (but still can). Filled with Primaloft insulation, the Dynafit Radical shorts can be zipped on and off over a race suit or touring pants. Providing the perfect insulation in the perfect spots, the shorts are sometimes just plain perfect. Whether high on a ridge or feeling low after a race, throw on the shorts for some warmth and ..
Backless is no longer just for elegant evening gowns at the ball. With the backless Flash Competition Anorak from CAMP, you can put on and take off a shell layer without removing your pack! Carried in a pocket that attaches to the waist belt of your backpack, the anorak unfolds as you throw it over your head and clip it into place under the pack. When the weather improves, you simp..
The Flash Competition Pants are a great wind pant by themselves, or a perfect match with the competition anorak. Made of the same durable ripstop Araneum fabric as the anorak, the wind pants can be put on or taken off easily while wearing ski boots. With full side zips and minimalist elastic straps to secure them onto your ski boots, the CAMP Flash Pants are an ideal lightweight sh..
The ~90 gram Tempest Light jacket is Crazy Idea’s answer to skimo race requirements. As a bonus, the half-zip design also happens to function well in many other pursuits. Shield yourself from the tempest when the wind picks up, or stow the jacket in its own neck pocket when things calm down. An athletic fit (for a wind jacket) and a helmet compatible hood make this a great option f..
Simple descriptive name, simple functional pants. The Light Pants from Crazy Idea are a full-length thin-nylon wind pant. With zippers down the side they can be quickly donned over a skin suit or softshell to provide protection from the wind. And at an ultralight weight, they make a great checklist item for a race. The pants have an elastic waist and cuff and can be stowed in a hid..
An interesting base layer that can hold its own in good weather. The La Sportiva Stratosphere Hoody is woven with warming blend of EKS fiber and Merino wool yarns, which make a garment optimized for cold weather athletic endeavors. Invented by the Japanese, EKS can absorb moisture and generate heat while you perspire, and the blend with wool further optimizes the temperature regula..
Millet calls the Trilogy Wool long-sleeve a “transfer layer” since it’s so good at moisture wicking. Just wear the sporty-cut shirt underneath everything and stay warm and dry. Key to the performance of the base layer is Carline® XCL 150 wool blend, which uses hollow fibers for lightweight insulation. The Trilogy TS is a seamless weave of said fibers that dump heat and moisture fro..
The Trilogy Wool TS is a long-sleeve “transfer layer” from Millet. That means it transfers moisture away from you at a rapid clip, exactly want you want in a first layer. The Trilogy has a female cut of Carline XCL 150, which is a Merino wool blend with hollow fibers used as lightweight insulation. That means you’ll be warm and dry when ski touring and mountaineering. The Millet Tr..
A high-performance base layer, the women's Neptune 2.0 features the BeCool® yarn that virtually eliminates excess heat and moisture. Of course it helps that the long sleeve shirt is body-mapped with ventilation zones on the back and under the arms. The seamless construction offers all day, chafe-free comfort, perfect for under a race suit or touring top. La Sportiva went out of the..
We originally thought La Sportiva’s Saturn hoody was improperly named as women’s attire, since Saturn is not a Roman goddess, but a Roman god. However, we quickly stood corrected after learning La Sportiva's naming intention with the hoody. Saturn is the god of liberation and wealth, and liberation from the elements results in a bounty of powder and corn skiing. Now the name makes ..
La Sportiva calls it seamless construction with BeCool® yarn. We call it comfortable. The Troposphere base layer is built without any seams, using a 4-way stretch fabric that is body mapped with tactical ventilation zones. The Polygiene® fabric made with the new yarn is moisture wicking with an anti-bacterial / anti-odor treatment. The lightweight long-sleeve shirt is great for wea..
$108.95 From $69.95
Quite possibly the most body-mapped garment we’ve ever seen. The Carline base layers are seamless with a complex weave of patterns that allow you to move and breathe. The top is designed for “sportspeople”, which is probably you. It acts as a second skin. The thermal insulation has great moisture wicking properties so you don’t get water logged when moving fast. The Carline Seamles..
Gone are the days when going “base-layer-less” during a race or warm spring tour is the only way to keep your core temperature in check. Most of the time, baselayers are thought of as a way to stay warm, but unbeknownst to many, they can also play a big role in keeping you cool. The fish-net design seen on the Sonic Pull (shirt) is incredibly popular among the cycling community, es..
La Sportiva calls it seamless technology. We call it comfortable. The Cirrus Tight is somehow built without any seams, using a 4-way stretch fabric that is body mapped with varying insulation and ventilation zones. The Polygiene® fabric is moisture wicking with an anti-bacterial / anti-odor treatment. The lightweight tights have an 18” (46cm) inseam so they won’t crowd your shins i..
The Women’s Crux is a versatile tight that can be used as an under-layer for skiing or as an only-layer for running. Just the right length to not crowd your calves in a ski boot, the Crux wears nicely under a race suit or touring pant. La Sportiva built the tight with seamless technology to ensure chafe-free comfort. It has a zip pocket in the center back of the waist for carrying ..
It’s only fitting that Crazy Idea is the company to debut the world’s fastest undies. The Protons are the first boxers designed specifically for the unique rigors of skimo racing and backcountry skiing. The Proton features an athletic fit which helps keep your cargo secured. The quick-drying material’s sweat-wicking powers regulate temperature for a dehumidified and climate-control..
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.
A 60% Cotton and 40..
Take the mountains to the street! The Atomic Alps FZ Tech Hoodie is a stylish hoodie with that techy feel of mountain wear. As a bonus it has advanced features such as a zipper. The full-length zipper is broken down into a few sections: bottom, middle, and top. Zipped to the bottom, the majority of the hoodie is left open, allowing extreme ventilation. Park it at the top and the ho..
A gentle declaration of your favorite past-time. Easily one of the most comfortable hoodies on the market, the Pato is soft and adorned with DPS’ classic logo. 100% organic cotton is warm and breathable, perfect pre-ski or apres-ski apparel. Stroll into the chalet, mountain hut, or your truck with the DPS Pato Hoodie and you will instantly be recognized by your brethren as the cool..
Everybody loves a good Flexfit cap. When it’s 3D-embroidered with the logo of your favorite ski company, everybody loves it more. The Dynafit Compound Flexfit cap makes a great gift, fashion statement, or spring touring-wear. If it’s intended to be a gift, make sure to get the correct size. The caps are L/XL, which fits 7½-7¾. If it’s intended to be a fashion statement, we have pro..
The Movement Ball Cap was developed with Movement lovers in mind. If you have Movement skis, aspire to ski on Movement skis, or just think Movement skis are cool, then this hat has your name on it. Literally, we’ll write your name on it before we ship if you ask, little-league style. A versatile headdress, the Ball Cap pairs well with white snow or black coffee...
Studies have shown that the amount of tail rocker you prefer is directly correlated with how flat you like your brims. The DPS Crayonix Cap is basically oozing style and coolness. Flat brim, flexfit, thick embroidery, and a DPS Logo. With its cotton/poly-blend composition, the Crayonix Cap is ready to be whipped out at any party, social gathering, or spring tour...
Sometimes you just need a way of avoiding viewing things above you. This is especially true after spending countless hours craning your neck while belaying, searching for holds, or shot-gunning liquid carbohydrates. Accomplish this avoidance in style while declaring love for your favorite French mountaineering company. This is the official Petzl Logo Hat...
Fischer scientists calculated the optimum length and width of a hat brim to balance sun protection and visibility. The brass was so proud of the effort that they decided put the company logo right on the bill. The Fischer Logo cap is useful as a fashion accessory and more. Be seen in the hat while trolling the farmers market, sipping artisan water, or whatever is trendy in Portland..
Sport your support of the Wasatch Backcountry with this hat featuring a prominent ski line. All proceeds from the sale of these hats go to the Wasatch Backcountry Alliance, a non-profit organization working to preserve our most valuable human-powered ski terrain. Do the right thing, but try to ski mainly left off the peak of Monte Cristo...
Turn your forehead into a billboard with this adjustable trucker hat. Comes in skimo blue or emo black. Front panel in white adorned with the Skimo Co logo...
The Dynafit First Tracks Tee might look like a standard 100% cotton short-sleeve t-shirt designed for apres-ski mode. However, it’s actually been carefully designed to function as Dynafit’s first ever recovery garment. The cotton construction ensures comfort while your heart rate is down and your feet are up. The fit is perfectly trimmed to not impede the natural expansion of an ov..
The best skiers are made in summer, and you can claim First Tracks all year round. Recover from your 150-day season by relaxing in the 100% cotton Dynafit T-Shirt. The sleeves stretch just enough to let your triceps recover from all that spring poling. The collar has a generous cut to allow your shoulders to enjoy not-carrying a backpack. The tummy will stretch over the apres-ski 4..