Jackets

Buyers Guide: Choosing the Right Insulation

by Suzie Dundas | Jan 24, 2020

Most skiers and snowboarders know (okay, pretty much every skier and snowboarder knows) that insulation is essential to staying warm. Insulation works by both trapping your body heat against your core and creating a barrier to keep cold air off your skin.But what some people don’t know is that there ...

Ski Trip 101: The Basics of Planning a Trip

by Suzie Dundas | Dec 18, 2019

When it comes to planning a ski trip, there’s a lot to figure out, from location to gear to lodging to lessons. It can be a bit intimidating, especially for skiers new to the sports. There’s a lot to figure out, from transportation to rentals to après-ski action. This post ...

Tips for Understanding Waterproof Ratings

by Jim O'Leary | Sep 13, 2019

Not Waterproof Just because an item is built for the outdoors does not mean it's built to be waterproof. Primarily this is done for items that aren't meant to be worn as outerwear, like layering pieces or casual clothes. But sometimes outerwear isn't designed to be waterproof, either for enhanced ...

6 Best Rain Jacket for Outdoor Adventures

by Jim O'Leary | Aug 23, 2019

Picture the perfect day outdoors. It's sunny, clear, and comfortable, of course. But the weather doesn't always deliver that exact scenario. So we've gathered some of the best rain jackets of 2019 for you to shield yourself from the worst weather. Because even if you're the type who will cancel ...

Tips on How to Find Your Perfect Jacket Size

by Jose Triana | Feb 21, 2019

One of the most commonly asked questions we get on just about a daily basis is how to find your correct jacket size. While you may know your general size when it comes to your clothing, ski and snowboard gear is a bit different. For one, you need space for ...