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OR San Juan Jacket

Outdoor Research San Juan Jacket

Outdoor Research San Juan Jacket When is the last time you skied in the rain? Hopefully, it’s been long enough that you can’t recall. I ask because many skiers are too concerned with full waterproof protection when choosing a jacket for backcountry skiing. The reality is that the number of days we spend┬áski touring in truly wet conditions is limited…. Read More

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outdoor research deviator hoodie

Outdoor Research Deviator Hoodie – Breathable Warmth

Outdoor Research Deviator Hoodie – Breathable Warmth Balancing warmth and breathability on the uptrack is easier said than done. Everyday presents its own weather conditions and demands, but the Outdoor Research Deviator Hoodie handles┬áthe job of climate control on the uptrack by effectively wicking moisture and breathing to keep you dry, warm and on the move. More than just another… Read More

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Outdoor Research Elevator Pack

Outdoor Research Elevator Pack

Outdoor Research Elevator Pack – A Technical Daypack for Mountain Scrambling For me, summer is a time to travel light in the mountains, a time to enjoy the simplicity of the warm weather and summit views. There is something very freeing about hiking and scrambling without the burden of skis or technical climbing gear. I’ve been on the search for… Read More

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Patagonia Knifeblade

Patagonia Knifeblade, OR Enchainment

Softshell Ski Jackets – Patagonia Knifeblade Jacket, OR Enchainment Jacket Having trouble regulating your temp on the up track? In addition to wearing too many layers or simply too warm a layer, too many backcountry skiers wear waterproof/breathable shells (top and bottom) for touring. I’m here to tell you that less is more and, more often than not, a fully… Read More

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