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Helly Hansen Women’s Arctic Legacy 3-in-1 Parka

Helly Hansen Women’s Arctic Legacy 3-in-1 Parka

Long, insulated parkas that go to my knees are a winter staple for me in cold and snowy Jackson Hole, WY, but when I travel, sometimes the weather at my destination isn’t so brutal. Enter the Helly Hansen Women’s Arctic Legacy 3-in-1 Parka,  an integrated shell and insulation system with built-in versatility for everything from [...]

February 3, 2015 Leslie Steen 0

Sherpa Adventure Gear Vayu Long Sleeve Crew

Sherpa Adventure Gear Vayu Long Sleeve Crew

I’m not sure I could be happier about a base layer. Sherpa Adventure Gear has combined my two fabric materials, PrimaLoft and merino wool, to create the Vayu Long Sleeve Crew. Yum! Made out of a 50/50 blend of PrimaLoft One and merino wool, the Vayu Long Sleeve Crew is everything I knew it would [...]

November 5, 2014 Staff 0

Helly Hansen’s Odin Insulator Jacket

Helly Hansen’s Odin Insulator Jacket

I tested the Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket for a 22-day backpacking and climbing trip in the Wind River Mountains of Wyoming this summer, and found it to be a great choice for the variety of conditions and activities on the trip. I felt lucky to have it with me on the trail as my [...]

September 30, 2014 Scott Steen 0

Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell Glove

Pearl Izumi P.R.O. Softshell Glove

Even though it rarely gets below 40 degrees F most days, it’s incredible how cold my hands get riding my bike. After wearing Pearl Izumi’s P.R.O. Softshell Glove, I can’t believe I ever rode without them. Soft and fleece-lined on the inside, with a waterproof inner liner, the P.R.O. Softshell Glove provides incredible wind and [...]

February 4, 2014 Bruce Michaux 0

Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody

Patagonia Nano Puff Hoody

Patagonia’s new Nano Puff Hoody has become my favorite fall jacket. It’s ultralight, incredibly warm, and super versatile. There’s even more to love about this jacket. It’s made out of recycled polyester, so it’s eco. It’s filled with my favorite stuffing: Primaloft, which is so thin and weightless and, somehow, incredible at keeping me warm. [...]

November 4, 2013 E.D. 0

Sherpa Adventure Gear Vajra Jacket

Sherpa Adventure Gear Vajra Jacket

I hate wearing frumpy clothes, and I really hate being cold, so it’s always a bonus when I find a garment like Sherpa Adventure Gear’s Vajra Jacket that’s both stylish and functional. I knew this all-purpose insulating jacket would be ideal for me the minute I read it contained PrimaLoft® One, an incredible ultra-light microfiber [...]

December 19, 2011 E.D. 0

Patagonia Winter Sun Hoody Jacket

Patagonia Winter Sun Hoody Jacket

Thanks to the combined forces of Gore WINDSTOPPER® shell fabric and PrimaLoft® Ecosynthetic insulation in Patagonia’s Winter Sun Hoody, winter’s not a problem for me anymore. The first time I wore this lightweight jacket, I ended up standing out in the cold for an hour, looking at all the Christmas lights on the boats at [...]

December 15, 2011 E.D. 0