Tagged: Cold weather gear

Mammut Ultimate Hoody Review

When a company names a product Ultimate, immediately the performance bar  is set pretty high. Mammut’s Ultimate Hoody is pegged as wind-proof yet breathable softshell jacket that can just about do it all. In my...

Patagonia Ranger Smith Review

Looking for the perfect pair of winter boots that you can wear out to the bars and restaurants and then take them for a hike the next day? Ranger Smith might just be the...

Native Mission Goggle Review

Native’s Mission Goggles were an immediate hit with our female testers. Despite being a unisex goggle, the Mission fits small to medium faces quite well and can easily be snapped onto a helmet, as...

Chaos Hats Review

Looking for a new beanie to keep your noggin warm this winter?  Chaos hats have a unique line that caters to those of you that like a lot of flair to those that like...

Sierra Designs BTU Jacket Review

The Sierra Design’s BTU Jacket lived up to its name as we tested this jacket with temperatures sitting in the single digits and dropping well below zero in the wind. The BTU is designed...

Atlas 1025 Review

The Atlas 1025 Snowshoes are the perfect snowshoes for those that are looking for an all around that handles great on both packed trails and alpine conditions. The Atlas 1025’s come with a V...

Atlas Electra 10

Atlas Elektra 10 Snowshoe Review

Walking in a half-foot of fresh powder is a cinch when wearing a Elektra 10 series snowshoe from Atlas. The Elektra 10’s incorporate Atlas’ patented Spring-Loaded Suspension system, which keeps the snowshoe close to...

Tubbs Flex NRG Snowshoe Review

Tubbs makes the Flex NRG for men and women; the women’s model is a one size fits all design with a 22-inch length and weighs in around 3.8 lbs.  The Flex NRG is rated...

Obermeyer Progress Jacket Review

We’ve been testing out the Obermeyer Progress Jacket over the past few cold winter months and are very impressed with this jacket.  The Progress Jacket is longer than most jackets on the market, giving...

Redfeather Stride Snowshoe Review

We recently tested out the Redfeather Stride 25 snowshoes on 3 to 6 hour bouts of exploration near Mt Evans and Berthoud Pass in Colorado. The Stride is a women’s specific snowshoe that was...

Columbia Helsinki Pant Review

Columbia’s Helsinki Pant incorporates Omni-Tech technology to provide a waterproof yet breathable ski/boarding pant. We tested the Helsinki Pant on frigid morning downhill laps and were surprised about the warmth they provided despite their...

Obermeyer Tara Jacket Review

Obermeyer’s Tara Jacket has come in handy the last week or so in Colorado, as mother nature has hit us with a cold spell. We tested the Tara Jacket while skiing on days where...