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Whether you’re looking for a jacket, vest, or pants or to keep you warm or dry, we have you covered when it comes to reviews. We stay on top of the latest trends in gear for waterproof technologies that keep you dry to insulated technologies that keep you warm. Companies these days are really pushing the limits as to what a piece of fabric can do, most of them work, but not all. We do our best to put these products through the most rigorous test to make sure they stand up to the claims on the hang tags.

The Columbia Caldorado Beanie Review

Columbia Caldorado Beanie

Let’s Talk About the Columbia Caldorado Beanie Yep, it’s a beanie, a hat, a lid, a bowler, or a skull cap. Basically, it’s something to keep the noggin’ warm, right?  Not so fast, my friend….!  This Columbia Caldorado Beanie is a multi purpose piece of gear that will satisfy many cold weather outings. The term ‘Beanie’ got me wondering where ...

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Patagonia Cloud Ridge Jacket Review

Patagonia Cloud Ridge Jacket

Whether you’re looking to protect yourself from a torrential downpour or a light sprinkle, the Patagonia Cloud Ridge Jacket 3-layer waterproof shell is designed to keep you dry from all forms of falling moisture.  The Cloud Ridge is more than a basic rain jacket due to the use of 3-layer construction. This design combines the outer shell, the inner H2No ...

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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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Stio Azura Insulated Vest Review

Stio Azura Insulated Vest

Cold mornings and warm days call for layering.  There is no better way to layer up than with the Stio Azura Insulated Vest. Equally adapted for an urban adventure or trip to the mountains the Stio Azura Insulated Vest is made for changing temperature conditions.  I have enjoyed field testing the Stio Azura Insulated Vest in the mountains of Colorado over the ...

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Stio Snotel Jacket

stio snotel jacket

MSRP: $355.00 Weight: 16 oz. Waterproof: Yes Based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming and founded in 2011, Stio has been designing clothing for the mountain lifestyle. Not just for the big days on the mountain, Stio creates apparel to be worn during the downtime as well. Here in Colorado our ski season is in full swing with snow falling daily. ...

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Patagonia Refugitive Jacket Review

Patagonia Refugitive Jacket

Name: Patagonia Refugitive Jacket Price: $499 Waterproof: Yes Windproof: Yes Materials: GORE-TEX Weight: 15 oz. Patagonia started out as a small company creating products for alpine climbing and grew into a company that provides quality apparel for nearly every outdoor enthusiast.  In the quest for the perfect alpine ski jacket, Patagonia created the Refugitive Jacket. The Patagonia Refugitive Jacket is built ...

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Mountain Khakis Alpha Switch Pullover Review

Mountain Khakis Alpha Switch Pullover

[contentInsert q=”mountain khakis pullover” gtm=”merchant” v=”grid” ft=”fetchProducts” noShow=”on” imgt=”original”][/contentInsert] Mountain Khakis based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming has been creating mountain inspired lifestyle apparel over the past 12 years.  One of the recent products to come from Mountain Khakis shop is the Alpha Switch Pullover. Built to do it all, the Alpha Switch Pullover is made for everything from an evening ...

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