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Outdoor Research Feedback Flannel Shirt

Outdoor Research Feedback Flannel Shirt

I’ve been testing the Outdoor Research Feedback Flannel for the last few weeks, and I’ve been pleased by its soft, cottony feel and the fact that it performs like a midweight baselayer. Only when I sat down to write a review did I realize that the buttondown top  is made of high tech synthetic, which explains its ability to regulate [...]

February 3, 2015 Nathan Welton 0

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Pant

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Pant

People say that boots are the most important piece of ski gear, but I would put it out there that a good set of baselayers can also make for a better day out on the slopes. The Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck ½ Zip Top and HH Warm Bottoms are that magic [...]

February 3, 2015 Leslie Steen 0

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck 1/2 Zip Top

Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck 1/2 Zip Top

People say that boots are the most important piece of ski gear, but I would put it out there that a good set of baselayers can also make for a better day out on the slopes. The Helly Hansen Women’s HH Warm Flow High Neck ½ Zip Top and HH Warm Pant are that magic [...]

February 3, 2015 Leslie Steen 0

Smartwool PhD NTS Mid 250 Funnel Zip T

Smartwool PhD NTS Mid 250 Funnel Zip T

I admit I panicked last February when I was heading off to Minnesota during the polar vortex. It had been years since I lived there; I was terrified of the cold. Smartwool came to my rescue with the Smartwool Men’s PhD NTS Mid 250 Funnel Zip T. (Also available in women’s sizes.) Made out of ultra-soft 100% [...]

December 5, 2014 E.D. 0

Sierra Designs Women’s Hiking Tank

Sierra Designs Women’s Hiking Tank

I like wearing tank tops on hot summer days, but I don’t like  sunburnt shoulders, tell-tale tan lines, and chafing under my backpack straps. The Sierra Designs Women’s Hiking Tank covers these bases with grace and style, so I can have the protection of a tee with the freedom of a tank when I’m spending long [...]

August 21, 2014 Leslie Steen 0

Sierra Designs Women’s Long Sleeve Cowl Neck

Sierra Designs Women’s Long Sleeve Cowl Neck

The Sierra Designs Women’s Long Sleeve Cowl Neck gets high marks for launching a new genre of long sleeve top that works incredibly well to protect from the elements and is also mountain fashionable. I’m a bit obsessed with this new long sleeve layer. My closet shelf of long sleeve technical tops is stacked with [...]

August 19, 2014 Leslie Steen 0

Sierra Designs Women’s Short Sleeve Crossover Shirt

Sierra Designs Women’s Short Sleeve Crossover Shirt

Remember the days when finding a piece of women’s-specific gear that fit was a lucky occurrence? I’m glad to say that those days are long gone, and the Sierra Designs Women’s Short Sleeve Crossover Shirt is a refreshing example of how far we’ve come. Made from a technical fabric with an eye-catching style, the Sierra [...]

April 3, 2014 Leslie Steen 0

Helly Hansen Pace 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve 2 Shirt

Helly Hansen Pace 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve 2 Shirt

The Helly Hansen Women’s Pace 1/2 Zip Long Sleeve 2 shirt is a dreamy second-skin layer, redefining comfort, breathability, and sleekness in a long-sleeved training top. It’s been tried and true through all the variable weather options that spring has thrown at me, and especially effective in high-output activities. (Available in women’s and men’s styles.) [...]

May 21, 2013 Leslie Steen 0

Duofold Men’s First Layer Base Weight Long Sleeve Crew

Duofold Men’s First Layer Base Weight Long Sleeve Crew

The Duofold Men’s First Layer Base Weight Long Sleeve Crew is a go-to base layer for a wide variety of outdoor activities. Comfortable, warm, and breathable, it serves its job as a good against-the-skin garment while remaining affordable, even for the average ski bum. I first wore the Duofold Men’s First Layer Base Weight Long [...]

February 10, 2013 Scott Steen 0

Duofold Men’s Varitherm Mid Weight Brushed Back Long Sleeve Crew

Duofold Men’s Varitherm Mid Weight Brushed Back Long Sleeve Crew

The Duofold Men’s Varitherm Mid Weight Brushed Back Long Sleeve Crew is a performance layer for cold-weather activities. It’s comfortable, it fits well, and it’s been an ideal weight for keeping me cozy during outdoor adventures all winter long. I first wore the Duofold Men’s Varitherm Mid Weight Brushed Back Long Sleeve Crew skiing on [...]

February 10, 2013 Scott Steen 0