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.
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..
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..
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..
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..
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 ..
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, ..
Want to tell that cute one at the bar about your rad day slaying pow with your new DPS Dreamtime Nightrider 112's? Peak their interest with this sharp DPS Lotus tee. You'll be glad you rep DPS, and they'll be glad they asked about your sick shirt...
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..
It's a fine line between being too cold and getting so hot you sweat (and then get real cold). Neither are ideal for winter ski touring. This is where La Sportiva's Dash Long Sleeve Base Layer comes to the rescue! Made with an eco-friendly mindset, the Dash Long Sleeve Base Layer is constructed from recycled poly-spandex materials to quickly wick away moisture when you start to swe..
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 ..
We're a fan of going fast here at Skimo Co, so naturally, we don't want our layers to be too thick and warm. They need to be lightweight, breathable, and durable. Lucky for us and lucky for you, that's exactly what La Sportiva's Tour Long Sleeve Men's base layer is designed to be. Made with recycled polyester, this base layer is form-fitting yet doesn't restrict any movement thanks..
The La Sportiva Ikarus pants will allow you to tour high in the mountains, but unlike the mythological character, you won't melt due to its blend of breathable, protective technical fabrics. Made for fast-moving days of skinning, booting, and cramponing, this slim-fitting softshell pant will keep you protected from the elements without impeding movement while you're out exploring t..
If the subject of independent toe pins arises every time you discuss the topic of touring, or if your dreams are filled with skis that have 14-layer Aramid constructions - consider adding this hat to your growing collection of Ski Trab paraphernalia. This "trucker" style cap with a subtle but sweet Ski Trab logo on the front will keep your head covered, the sun out of your eyes, an..
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..
Are you seeing things or is this a mirage? Well, actually, it's Miage! Karpos has done the impossible again, making a high functioning, technical, dynamic jacket to help keep you mobile and warm on even some of our coldest mornings! Like most Karpos products, the Karpos Miage Jacket sports windproof materials in the front of the jacket. To fend off precip, it has been treated with ..
Dynafit has mastered the delicate balance between waterproofing and breathability with their Radical Infinium Hybrid Jacket. This jacket combines the weatherproofing components and durability of GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER technology with the breathability of Dynastretch in a truly magical combination. Whether you're touring in a full blown blizzard, or on a balmy spring day that requ..
Do you find yourself constantly layering up and down trying to hit the sweet spot between comfortably warm and sweating bullets? Is planing your layers harder than planning your route? With the Dynafit Radical Infinium Hybrid Jacket you can get back to focusing on the actual skiing. By featuring GORE-TEX and WINDSTOPPER technology in the areas that get the most exposure to the elem..
The Women's Dynafit Speed Polartec Hooded Jacket is not your average fleece. By using Polartec’s Power Grid fabric, Dynafit designed a jacked with a warmth-to-weight ratio so impressive that you won't believe how warm it is just by looking at it. It is breathable but should you accidentally underestimate its insulating powers and start to sweat, that's no problem thanks to its effe..
Not all synthetic insulating layers are created equal, and the Dynafit Speed Polartec® Hooded Jacket is no exception. Thanks to the Polartec® Power Grid™ fabric, you can stay warm and dry even if you start to sweat. This feat is achieved by using a bi-component knit construction that has different yarn types on each side of the fabric. On the side facing your skin, the fabric is sp..
While the TLT and DST acronyms make the name of the Dynafit TLT DST Jacket a bit ambiguous, the decision to use it as a daily driver for the fast and light ski touring crowd is clear as day. For the record, TLT means Tour Lite Tech and DST signifies the use of Dynastretch - a tightly woven stretchy fabric with a DWR finish. This fabric provides both wind and water resistance while ..
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..
What would peanut butter be without jelly? Mac… without cheese? The Dynafit DNA Race Wind Jacket without the DNA Race Wind Pants? Cold legs, that’s what it would be. The Dynafit DNA Race Wind Pants are a layer you might not know you need until you experience their protective bliss. Similar to the DNA Race Wind Jacket, these bad boys compact down into a small package that you can ke..
Are you the kind of person that doesn't like to stop and take the time to put on an extra layer, even if a freezing wind is howling on the ridgeline? Enter the DNA Race Wind Breaker from Dynafit! With this nifty jacket, you won't have to go digging around your pack for that special layer, let alone take off your pack to put it on. With a clever stow solution around your waist and a..
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..
Cold and blustery usually means winter conditions are in play, so how can we complain? To stay happy and cozy out there be sure to bring along Dynafit's women's TLT Light Insulation jacket. Light and packable you can throw one in your bag and forget about it until it's time to warm up. Being minimalist doesn't mean that the details were overlooked. Two hip pockets can hold your glo..
Forget cowbell, we want more merino! The Ortovox Col Becchei women's jacket is a juggernaut, a superstar, a windblocking, water repelling, merino wool constructed beautifully crafted piece that would be a welcomed addition to any wardrobe. Built to hold up to the elements, two pit zips can help you let off some steam if a snowstorm turns into a sunny day. Let it snow, let it blow, ..
It's time to spread the word about what is possibly the best ski manufacturer on the planet in the form of Ski Trab's Logo t-shirt. Maybe not the right shirt for the occasion, but these shirts are a great conversation starter at cocktail parties. Ski Trab you say? Tell me more - break the ice on that first date, or first time meeting your new touring partner. Comfy, cozy, 100% cott..
The ultimate way to stay warm while encouraging airflow is the best way to think about a vest. Dynafit has checked all the boxes with their TLT Light Insulation vest that is the answer to your, "how am I supposed to layer today?" question. The elastic and breathable back panel takes into account that you will be traveling with a pack. With all the fashionable look of a baffled down..
Ask anyone in our shop and they will tell you that you can't have enough logo wear, how else will everyone know that you ski in the backcountry? The Dynafit Trucker 3 Cap subtly asserts that you are familiar with tech bindings and lycra layers so that anyone you walk past can marvel at your skiing prowess. Made in the typical trucker hat fashion, the Trucker 3 Cap has a flat brim a..
We decided to embrace the times at hand and if you have to wear a mask, you may as well make a statement with it. As a greatly appreciated Skimo Co customer we want you to proudly display your love of all things snow! Just like the Crazy Idea Sport Mask Light featuring a removable 3-layer internal filter, this mask will give you the ability to move air when you are exercising or in..
Here at Skimo Co, we seek out pants that can kick butt and keep your keister warm at the same time. The Karpos Express 200 Evo pant is a mid-weight, wind resistant, comfortable outer layer that does just that - kick butt! With an abrasion-resistant K-Stretch fabric designed to let you be mobile, these pants are great for everyday backcountry touring. Not too sporty, not too baggy, ..
The Karpos Marmolada jacket is a wonderful pick for anyone looking for a highly durable, highly water resistant touring jacket. If you're ready to ditch your hardshell, but not quite ready for a lightweight touring jacket, the Marmolada splits the difference and is a great introduction to the world of soft shells that do not compromise on performance. The Marmolada jacket is smartl..
Plus Evo stands for fantastic insulating properties PLUS ever EVOlving technical materials. That may not be totally true, but the point is that the Alagna Plus Evo is a technological dynamo that is ready to rumble in cold, nasty conditions. If you prefer to night ski or day tour, dawn patrol, or chase the evening light, the Alagna Plus Evo jacket will reliably keep you warm. To ens..
The word, "Hybrid," seems to have become a staple of our language from cars to fabrics to designer dogs. Now it's time to describe a jacket as a hybrid, a mix of softshell comfort and efficiency with the warmth and weather resistance of bulkier hard-shell jackets. When Karpos created the Piz Palu jacket they must have been thinking about including backcountry skiers who are ready t..
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..
If you want pants that are stretchy, windproof, and breathable, you should have them. "But how?" you ask. Check out the Dynafit TLT Touring pant, that's how. These are a great option for outdoor adventurers who are looking for something that can hold up against the elements from New Hampshire's wind-scoured Presidential Range to Oregon's snow-slammed Mt. Bachelor. The Dynastretch (..
If you've ever perused a Crazy Idea catalog, you may have noticed the amount of pride with which they describe their Cervino Jacket, and rightfully so! For more than 20 years it has been a staple piece of skimo apparel subject to annual iterations and improvements. Now revamped and renamed the Cervino Ultra, this version of an iconic jacket goes far above and beyond expectations fo..
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..
The Mezzalama Race 2 Women's jacket is sleek and technical, perfect for racing and training. Sporting a great deal of mobility and flexibility thanks to a combination of stretch fleece and Italian engineered Carvico fabric, this jacket will also keep you warm and dry as you push it up your favorite skin track. Unlike those old tube socks that would slide down into your shoes, the M..
Do you ever find yourself struggling to fully express just how much you love skiing uphill? Then fear not! The oh-so-fashionable Ski Uphill Beanie from Dynafit will help you share your feelings—and much more. This retro style Pom-Pom beanie is, “cool,” as the kids say nowadays, and it also will keep your noggin' warm when the ambient temperature dips down, and wick the sweat away i..
Skiing may be the best thing ever, but do you know what isn't the best thing ever?? Helmet (or hat) hair!! If you're tired of hat hair and if going Mr. Clean bald isn't an option, a good looking hat is the only way to combat the dreaded frizzy-scruff cowlicked condition we call helmet (or hat) hair. The Skimo Logo Flexfit hat is the best hat for helmet (or hat) hair-averse skiers t..
What did Goldilocks say? "Not too hot, not too cold, but juuusssttt right!" We say the same thing every time we don the Dynafit Mezzalama Alpha 2 Jacket. Ski mountaineering is undeniably an aerobic activity, and therefore doesn't usually demand all the layers of thick insulation a resort skier may opt for. However, winter in the Wasatch isn't exactly tropical, and most days still r..