Outdoor Retailer Fall & Winter 2017 Preview

Outdoor Retailer Winter 2017

The North Face Summit L3 Proprius PrimaLoft® Hoodie – $225   As Ski Mountaineering and uphill travel becomes more popular in the US, larger brands such as The North Face are starting to take notice.  The new Summit L3 Proprius PrimaLoft® Hoodie is a mid layer designed for both uphill travel when it’s cold out and that piece that you ...

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TomTom Adventurer Review

TomTom Adventurer

  Are you ready for an Adventure? The newly released TomTom Adventurer GPS outdoor watch is ready to track just about anything that you can throw at it. The new GPS outdoor watch was built to elevate your outdoor activities with dedicated sports modes for hiking, trail running, skiing and snowboarding. The TomTom Adventurer joins the TomTom Sports’ range of ...

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Freeriding with Helly Hansen Sogn

Helly Hansen Sogn Jacket

The Helly Hansen Sogn Jacket and Pants are hitting the slopes in a big way by offering almost every feature imaginable in skiwear. While the alpine style of ski gear focuses on clean cut lines and minimalism, the Sogn freeride style offers a baggier fit and is feature rich, allowing for maximum flexibility while drawing huge lines in the pow. Helly ...

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Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve Review

Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve

  Multi use backpacks are an enormous market and as a result there are a huge variety options. It can be tough for a pack to stand out from the crowd. Brimming with features including a new internal frame system and tons of well thought out storage options the Kelty Redwing 50 Reserve stands atop the pile.   Redwing 50 ...

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The North Face Women’s Free Thinker Jacket Review

When it comes to wet, heavy snow days I turn to The North Face Women’s Free Thinker Jacket to keep me protected. The North Face Free Thinker is within the Steep Series, meaning it was designed for big mountain, full day adventures. TNF has incorporated the highest quality fabric, GORE-TEX® Pro 3L which is waterproof, breathable, and extremely durable. I’ve ...

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Julbo Airflux Goggle Review

The Julbo Airflux offers up some of the same great features as the Julbo Aerospace in a more affordable price category, retailing for $130-150. For a full review of the Julbo Aerospace Goggle, please click here. Features Touring in goggles can be a pain as you can fog or ice up on the ascent and are forced to go without ...

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Bolle Virtuose Goggle Review

Variable weather and light conditions can turn a wonderful day of skiing into a scary experience. A bluebird day can quickly change to puking snow in a flash and your sunny day goggles may not help you find your way down your next run. Fortunately, Bolle’s Virtuose Goggle is a cinch to swap out lenses and they offer a lens ...

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Review – Zeal Level Goggle – Large Frame

Zeal Level Goggle

Price: $129 For skiers and snowboarders looking for a quality snow goggle without paying a $200+ price tag, the Zeal Level goggle is a great option.  For the average skier and boarder, you want a goggle that has a good quality lens, won’t scratch the second you brush it up against tree branch fits with well with your helmet.  Oh, ...

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Julbo Aerospace Goggles – Backcountry Focused

Julbo Aerospace goggle

Price: $230 When it comes to backcountry skiing, ski goggles typically work well only on the downhill.  The Julbo Aerospace goggle has the backcountry skier or snowboarder in mind with a unique ventilation system allowing you to wear the Aerospace goggles for both uphill ski touring without fogging up and providing the protection you want while charging the downhills. Unique ...

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