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Sierra Designs Women’s Stretch DriDown Hoody

Sierra Designs Women’s Stretch DriDown Hoody

Snow, wet snow, rain, and more snow. It’s been stormy in Jackson Hole for what feels like months, and what I love about the Sierra Designs Women’s Stretch DriDown Hoody is that it’s been a haven of coziness and comfort that helps me face the elements. The Sierra Designs Women’s Stretch DriDown Hoody is a [...]

March 6, 2014 Leslie Steen 0

Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket

Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket

Winter came early this year to the Colorado high country, but I’m not particularly worried. I’ve been testing Sierra Designs’ new DriDown™ 28 Degrees Jacket for the last few weeks, and think I’ve found the ultimate casual down jacket for cold and wet weather. The Sierra Designs DriDown™ 28 Degrees North Jacket contains down that’s coated with a [...]

December 5, 2013 Nathan Welton 0

Sierra Designs Super Stratus Jacket

Sierra Designs Super Stratus Jacket

When fall hits Jackson Hole, down becomes an essential part of everyday life. The Sierra Designs Women’s Super Stratus Jacket is a superbly-fitting, cozy cocoon of a down jacket that has been keeping me warm and happy for the past month, easing the transition from mild days to core-chilling temps. (Available in women’s and men’s [...]

November 4, 2013 Leslie Steen 0

Thermarest Antares Sleeping Bag

Thermarest Antares Sleeping Bag

The Thermarest Antares Sleeping Bag and the Thermarest NeoAir XLite Sleeping Pad are an awesome dream team for backcountry camping. I’ve used the Thermarest Antares Sleeping Bag on a few light-and-fast overnight trips. The first one of the season was in August, on a trip into Death Canyon in Grand Teton National Park, where space [...]

October 24, 2013 Leslie Steen 0

Sierra Designs Women’s Capiz Jacket

Sierra Designs Women’s Capiz Jacket

In Jackson Hole, people track the latest gear more closely than they do the latest fashion, so when multiple people stopped me to ask about my new Sierra Designs Women’s Capiz Jacket, it confirmed what I already knew: it is very stylish and well-designed. (Also available in a men’s style.) We’ve had a very cool [...]

October 16, 2013 Leslie Steen 0

Outdoor Research Transcendent Beanie

Outdoor Research Transcendent Beanie

Outdoor Research’s ultra-light puffy, stretchy, down-filled Transcendent Beanie is the warmest hat I’ve ever put on my dome. It goes beyond the typical winter hat in looks and function, and has been ideal for keeping my head warm during the sedentary moments of cold-weather outdoor play – when staying warm means the difference between being able [...]

December 14, 2012 Scott Steen 0

Mountain Hardware Allston Down Coat

Mountain Hardware Allston Down Coat

I live in the mountains part of the time, where it’s often between 10 and 20 degrees F in the winter months, so I need a long coat to keep me warm. The Mountain Hardwear Allston Down Coat is lightweight, not too bulky, and does a great job of insulating me from the cold. The [...]

October 15, 2012 Natalie Sears 0

Sierra Designs Women’s Mist 20 Sleeping Bag: Plush and Flexible

Sierra Designs Women’s Mist 20 Sleeping Bag: Plush and Flexible

I love crisp nights spent outside camping, under the stars, snug as a bug in a cozy sleeping bag. The Sierra Designs Women’s Mist 20 Sleeping Bag is full of features to make nights like these more comfortable and cozy than ever. Crawling into the Sierra Designs Women’s Mist 20 is an instant treat. On [...]

August 12, 2012 Leslie Steen 0

Helly Hansen Svalbard Down Jacket

Helly Hansen Svalbard Down Jacket

In Jackson, WY, winter truly has a bite to it, the kind of bite that steals your breath away, creates insatiable cravings for hot soup and tea, and makes car engines cranky. So I’m happy to have the Helly Hansen Women’s Svalbard Long Down Jacket, which has been enveloping me in a cocoon of downy [...]

January 18, 2012 Leslie Steen 0

Columbia “Reach the Peak” Hybrid Down Jacket

Columbia “Reach the Peak” Hybrid Down Jacket

I have a cabin in Eastern WA, where the average temperatures in winter are between 15 and 30 degrees F, so I need a jacket that works in a variety of mountain scenarios. I’ve been wearing the Columbia “Reach the Peak” Hybrid Down Jacket for the past few weeks, and I’ve been nothing but impressed [...]

December 22, 2011 Natalie Sears 0