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.
Keep your pants (and your spirits) up with the La Sportiva Wiggis suspender. These little guys are wide and stretchy, making them comfortable when threaded through pants with compatible suspender loops. If you find yourself with loose waistbands after a few too many uphill laps, these suspenders could just be the trick for keeping your pants in play while you play...
La Sportiva says their Kyril pant is made for, “training and intensive ascents.” Even if you gravitate more towards the Grateful Dead than Metallica in terms of intensity, you’ll appreciate the efficiency of movement afforded by this set of bun-huggers. The Kyril is crafted from high-performance nylon, polyester, and spandex, reinforced through sections of the "down under," knees a..
The La Sportiva Session Tech Hoody is a mid or top-layer made from fleece of varying thicknesses. This cozy fleece targets specific areas to remain warm yet breathable, while the torso and shoulders are overlaid with windproof protection. Like a fine wine with cheese, the union of these different materials is more than the sum of its parts, providing a balance of coziness and rugge..
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..
Fans of versatile, stretchy material, perfectly suited for high output ski-touring, are you ready - hey - are you ready for this, are you hanging on the edge of your seat? Dynafit has released the queen of the Low Tech anniversary lineup with the Low Tech DST jacket. This masterfully microperforated masterpiece is perfect for those of us who like to get our energy out on the skin t..
I pity the fool who's still struggling to find the pant that can do it all - the good news is we're here to help with your endeavor. Meet Dynafit's Low Tech DST pant. Formulated in a top-secret science lab straight out of an 80's action flick, the Low Tech DST Pant is a phenomenal Goldilocks option for those who are hounding after a lightweight touring pant with that dynamic, stret..
When the visionary Jimi Hendrix sang about, "Purple Haze," he was clearly looking into Dyanfit's future and their creation of the Low Tech DST jacket. This phenomenal fairweather frock maintains its primo-standard in construction that is a staple of Dynafit apparel. The ever-mobile Dynastretch material will let you roll down the windows with ease as you send that spring cornice. Up..
Dynafit has long held a revered space in the ski-mountaineering world for superb gear that performs excellently and helps you stand out in a crowd. For those seeking a technically savvy, functional mid-layer on and off the skin track, may Skimo Co proudly introduce you to the Women's Dynafit Low Tech Polartec Jacket! This jacket features elastic cuffs and waistband to help keep thi..
Gimme gimme gimme a low-tech jacket after midnight! Send-it into Dynafit's funky fresh Low Tech Polartec jacket with a familiar and reliable material design, and dearly beloved 80's color update. As a perfect mid-layer, the Low Tech Polartec jacket offers an exquisite balance specializing as a midweight layer, or lightweight jacket without compromising breathability. This is a high..
Do you ever feel like something is missing in your life? Possibly a shirt you can wear for your morning tour, and then wear to the club later? Just us? Cover all your needs and your torso with Brynje's Super Micro shirt. Implementing a unique approach to baselayers, the fishnet stocking look is much more functional than fashionable. It’s "super" because it’s made from synthetic yar..
The Brynje Super Thermo Long Sleeve Shirt is truly one of a kind. It is impossibly lightweight and impossibly warm. We know, it doesn't look warm (like, at all) but we mean it! We may not know what kind of Nordic fairy magic is sewn into the 3/8'' mesh weave of this base layer, but we do know that it traps warm air in high-intensity activities between your skin and your over layers..
Fans of multi-functional clothing and weight-weenies, join hands and rejoice! The Dynafit Low Tech Trucker Cap is a lightweight head covering providing protection from the sun and can be worn forwards, backwards, side to side, to the other side to side, and inside out (not really, but that's your choice). A stylish and weight conscientious piece of apparel that can be added to any ..
What to do when your kids outgrow their clothes every couple of months? Suspenders to the rescue! The Youngstar 3L’s suspenders mean that you can upsize the waist slightly and avoid concerns over baggy hang-ups at the ski hill. The waist itself is also adjustable for extra security during active movement. As far as materials are concerned, these little rascals are rated at 20k - fa..
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.
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..
There's nothing quite like looking up from the skintrack to see your partner's full moon rising from the horizon of their pants. Help them keep those cheeks cozy and your innocence intact by getting them the Dynafit Ultra Light Belt. This superlight and super-simple belt is all you need (and nothing more) to keep your pants from sliding down. Lightweight webbing and an aluminum hoo..
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..
We're always in the market for a softshell that can do it all, and we think we just struck gold this season. The Speed Dynastretch Pant is a suitable pair of travelling pants if you're after a softshell perfect for those spring conditions, or a high output day in your local mountains. Made with a hybrid construction, a windproof fleece on the front and a breathable brushed material..
'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..
Adjustable, grey, logoed. These are the main features of Volkl's Team hat. To unlock the full potential of this cap it needs to be properly placed on the head. When done correctly the effects may include random compliments, back slaps or high fives. This headwear may even help you get the elusive perfect selfie. Uses for this hat include, but are not limited to looking cool, suppor..
To be an Icon you need some serious clout. To wear a Volkl Icon t-shirt you don't need clout, just a desire to flash your favorite brand. Featuring an exit point for your head as well as for two opposing arms Volkl hasn't missed any details when engineering this shirt. Featuring an intense color pallet, the yellow pops and the white jumps off the grey background. Also, it's super c..
Per ancient Near Eastern texts, Eve tempted Adam into eating from the tree of knowledge, inducing self-consciousness. This Original Sin is perhaps best symbolized in the clothes that the duo put on soon afterward, leading to their expulsion from the Garden of Eden. Now you can relive this mythopoetic drama with Petzl’s Eve T-shirt! Not only is it Violet (Eve’s favorite color), it’s..
Of course, the joke around here is that the Dynafit Podium Sandals can only be worn as you strut up to the podium after crushing the competition. However do know that these sandals work equally well while watching others hop up on the podium, preferably while you're wearing sweatpants, eating pizza, and watching TV. Ever versatile, Dynafit's Podium sandals are capable "off roaders"..
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..
Was your New Year's resolution to go fast and look good? Well then, the Crazy Idea Resolution Pant might just be the solution to your resolution. Ideal for the person who is looking for high-performance ski touring pants without the skin-tight European look. DWR treatment repels moisture from penetrating the windproof, anti-pilling, and abrasion-resistant fabric. Two zippered front..
Like a cute, fluffy, and adventurous Snow Yeti, the Crazy Idea Neutron Pant is at home doing intense aerobic activity in cold winter climates. It achieves this with the use of windproof, weather-resistant, and highly breathable softshell fabric in the upper regions of the pant, combined with a waterproof, stretchy, and abrasion-resistant fabric in the lower legs. This winning combi..
Just as oxygen is essential for life, the Oxygen Jacket is a must-have for ski mountaineering athletes looking to surpass their competition, both to the summit and in style. Made entirely of Toray fabric, the Crazy Idea Oxygen Jacket is lightweight, water-repellent, and windproof. A compelling recipe for a jacket if you ask us. Keeping to its light n’ fast theme, the Oxygen feature..
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..
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 Crazy Idea Acceleration Pant: new name, same uncompromising quality, functionality, and style. That's right, the beloved Cervino line from Crazy Idea has been rebranded as the Acceleration collection to better reflect what you'll be doing in the apparel, and accelerate you will in the Acceleration Pant from Crazy Idea. This piece reflects the pinnacle of Crazy Idea's mission to..
Acceleration is the derivative of speed, but there is nothing derivative about the Acceleration Jacket from Crazy Idea. Reach for this piece on cold days when your speed touring outfit isn't quite warm enough. You'll find yourself swaddled in warm, breathable, quick-drying comfort. Windproof and water-resistant Toray makes up the outer fabric, and insulation is provided by the 4-wa..
There is no speed without acceleration, which is why Crazy Idea has rebranded their ever-popular Cervino products as the Acceleration collection. As the next iteration of the Cervino Ultra, the Crazy Idea Acceleration Pull is the pièce de résistance of Crazy's line of ski touring mid-layers, and for very good reason. Designed as a do-it-all middle layer or a do-it-fast outer layer,..
When the Piz Palu' first rolled into our doors, it instantly made many fans with its high level of weather protection, breathability, functionality, and huge skin pockets. Now, the Piz Palu’ W has made the trek across the ocean, bringing all of these features and combining them with a women's specific fit. Being constructed with breathable Gore-Tex Infinium Fabric on the sleeves, f..
To help with the constant battle of thermoregulation in the backcountry, Karpos made the Alagna Plus Evo Vest. Smartly using Polartec Alpha insulation, which was designed for U.S. Special Forces, the Alagna Plus Evo Vest is designed to be worn and forgotten about, providing juuuust the right amount of insulation when you need it. It’s able to achieve this by allowing for greater ai..
No one likes being soggy and moist. No one. Therefore, to keep these dreaded adjectives as just words and not realities, Karpos made the Grand Mont Skimo Pant which is designed for those who prefer to go light and fast. The Grand Mont features a light and breathable stretch fabric on the front with a soft and stretchy fabric on the back. The result? A highly mobile and breathable p..
It's paramount to have lightweight, compactable layers in ski touring, so for when you're running cold, belaying, or just taking some time to down a quick lunch, it's just as important to have a lightweight, compactable, down jacket. Dynafit is re-releasing their masterful performing Radical Down Hooded jacket. Treated with DownTek, the feathers in this jacket are water repellent s..
Dynafit is never gonna give you up, never gonna let you down - but they will make you a smashing Low Tech Down Hooded Jacket. The LT anniversary edition of their Radical Down Hoodie is getting a re-release, showing off all the glorious bells and whistles that make this down jacket a perennial favorite. The water repellent Dyna-shell material makes this jacket water resistant, compa..
When an unlined softshell won't cut it and a puffy might be too much, the Speed Insulation Hybrid Jacket is the fusion every skier wants to be in. A unique, 100% recycled insulation will keep you warm even when winter's doing its darndest to make those deep winter conditions cold and wet. The hybrid construction provides a DWR coating along your front torso and lightweight breathab..
I once heard someone call a vest a, "sleeveless jacket." Hitting the middle ground is Dynafit's Speed Insulation Hybrid jacket. It’s got torso insulation for those cold days where a softshell just won’t cut it, combined with stretchy sleeves, sides and hood. Unlike down, the 100% recycled synthetic insulation will retain its warmth even when wet. Front pockets, meanwhile, are great..
Going fast and light is something that Skimo holds very close to its heart as a testament to what makes winter sporting so very fun. However, going fast and travelling light is as much a measure of your gear as it is your own ambition. As Terry Pratchett once eloquently wrote, "she strode as if distance was a personal insult." If that's a mood you're down to vibe with, let us intro..
If there’s any company that can claim skimo as its genetic material, it’s Dynafit. This jacket is aptly named for an audience whose speediness is only matched by their love of microscopic bindings and gel snacks. Waterwicking polyamide (aka nylon) and ventilated spandex come together in blessed union on this jacket, making it intrinsically comfy and breathable. However, it’s a wint..
If you want to be fast on the uphill we have one universal tip to give you, our motto - Fast & Light. The DNA Polartec Alpha Pant is just that, and more. Made with Polartec Alpha, the pant offers a unique balance as a race pant between breathability, light weightedness, and master-crafted breathability all due to this magical fabric. Elastic hems on the waist and cuffs, in tand..
Let’s face it: skimo race suits are not built for the cold. To warm up before a race or even have a warm yet ultralight layer to bring with you, the Mezzalama Polartec Alpha pant is an easy way to thermoregulate your all-important lower half. Instead of accumulating heat, Polartec Alpha Direct continuously disperses warmth and moisture while placing an insulating layer directly nex..
Being a girl boss isn't easy; it's exhausting, it's demanding, and frankly it's a thankless job. Luckily, you don't need thanks, you just need people to stand aside when you cruise past them. Backcountry skiing can be a thankless job too, as you battle the snow, the slopes, the wind...In the midst of all this hard work you can be grateful that Dynafit created the Mezzalama Polartec..
When humanity first shed its furry overcoat as a species, they surely had little idea that their descendants would spend their free time striding up mountain ranges with wooden planks strapped to their feet. Though ski touring is hardly a replacement for persistent hunting, you can be grateful to your Hominid ancestors for allowing you the chance to enjoy Dynafit’s Mezzalama Polart..
The art of subtlety is rarely mastered, yet somehow Volkl has entered the realm of the enlightened with their women's t-shirt. A perfectly placed logo on the chest is the key to their success, which is further heightened by the turquoise-on-grey color choice. Feeling contemplative? Slip on this lifestyle piece. Feeling rowdy? Again, you can wear this shirt. Show some Volkl love in ..
"V" isn't just for victory, it also lets those around you know quite definitively that you're a Volkl fan. Especially when interlinked with another upside-down "V". That is the company's logo which is prominently displayed on the front of this 60/40 cotton/polyester blend shirt. Comfy and loud, the Volkl Neon Logo t-shirt is the Easy Rider of lifestyle clothing...
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..