Category: Winter Apparel

Helly Hansen Peregrine Jacket Review

Helly Hansen has come a long way since the introduction of their oilskin outerwear in the late 1800’s. This Norwegian brand continues to innovate and impress with stylish additions to their technical outerwear, including...

Mammut Alyeska Jacket Review

Mammut continues to impress with its top of the line backcountry ski shell, the Alyeska Jacket.  This is a jacket made to make you feel secure in the most extreme conditions and it does...

Helly Hansen Alpha Jacket Review

The Helly Hansen Alpha Jacket is a performance-oriented resort jacket with a good range of smart and useful features.  The Alpha has mid-weight insulation and is a great every day outerlayer for the resort...

The North Face Jammu Jacket Review

The North Face Jammu Jacket Review

When it comes to waterproof breathable, not all jackets are created equal.  New for 2012, The North Face introduced the Jammu Jacket which incorporates Polartec Neoshell, a waterproof breathable softshell fabric.  The North Face...

Obermeyer Commando SS Snow Pants

Obermeyer Commando SS Pant Review

With a corporate headquarters located in the beautiful Aspen, Colorado, the family-run, privately held Obermeyer knows first hand what it takes to protect outdoor enthusiasts from head to toe in the sometimes extreme Colorado...

Patagonia Down Sweater Review

When I think of the brand I have an impression a bit like I get from American truck brands: no-frills, solid performance, great durability. Patagonia focuses on making great gear with technical features for...

Helly Hansen Enigma Jacket Review

The Helly Hansen Enigma Jacket is the greatest jacket that I could not use because of a fatal fit issue.  The Enigma is Helly’s top-of-the-line insulated ski jacket and it is one of the...

Obermeyer Coco Jacket Review

Finding the right balance between warmth and breathability/ease of movement is always a challenge in cold weather sports apparel.  Obermeyer has achieved that elusive combination with its Coco Jacket — not too hot, not...