Winter OR 2018: Apparel

By utilizing innovative new fabric technologies and manufacturing processes companies like Patagonia, RAB, Mountain Equipment, Outdoor Research, Adidas and Mammut had some really cool new pieces to show off at the OR Show this year. Now this is just a short list of the highlights. If you have a question about a piece not included shoot me a message. Patagonia Capilene Air Baselayers: By taking … Continue reading Winter OR 2018: Apparel

Backcountry Skiers Christmas Gift Guide 2017

Looking for some ideas on what to get that avid backcountry skier on your list? We’ve got you covered! While in past we’ve only issued Christmas gift guides for climbers. This year we decided to include some ideas on what to get the avid skier on your list as well. So, in no particular order, here are 5 great gift ideas followed by a bonus … Continue reading Backcountry Skiers Christmas Gift Guide 2017

Adidas Tycane

Review: Adidas Tycane Pro Outdoor Sunglasses

The Tycane line of sunglasses by Adidas Eyewear have been specifically designed for climbing, skiing and mountaineering as well as for watersports.  And while not necessarily a household name in eyewear, Adidas boasts a wide range of high quality, sport-specific and casual sunglasses with top notch optics.  If you’re looking for a pair of glasses that will work for ski touring, climbing, glacier travel, mountaineering, … Continue reading Review: Adidas Tycane Pro Outdoor Sunglasses

Adidas Terrex Climaheat Agravic Down Hoodie

Adidas Terrex Climaheat Agravic Down Hoodie

Since arriving on the market a few years ago Adidas’ new Outdoor line has been making a big impact with impeccably cut, well-fitting jackets made from cutting edge materials.  The Terrex Climaheat Agravic Down Hoodie is no exception, a very light-weight and warm down jacket that feels great to wear and has a flattering cut.  I received the jacket last fall and have spent the … Continue reading Adidas Terrex Climaheat Agravic Down Hoodie

Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket

Review: Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket

The Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket is, simply put, a really nice jacket.  The name is a bit of a mouthful though so I’ll refer to as the TAP jacket for the rest of the review.  Since getting a sample to test I have taken this jacket with me everywhere, used it rock climbing in the desert, ice climbing in the Rockies, skiing on the north … Continue reading Review: Adidas Terrex Agravic Primaloft Jacket