Category Archive: Outdoor Research

Outdoor Research StormTracker Glove Review

In my recent quest to find the perfect backcountry skiing and general mountaineering glove an employee of Outdoor Research recommended to me that I try the Outdoor Research StormTracker glove.  It is a leather palmed, softshell glove with Gore Windstopper on the back and a mild bit of insulation on the inside.  They also zip […]

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Outdoor Research Stormcell Gloves Review

The Stormcell gloves by Outdoor Research are a very interesting pair of gloves.  They are a form fitting, Gore-Tex lined, waterproof glove intended for ice climbing.  I picked up a pair to use backcountry skiing and mountaineering.  While this glove works ok it is not my go to glove.  They fit very well, keep my […]

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Outdoor Research Salvo Jacket Review

The Outdoor Research Salvo jacket is a lightweight soft shell made out of Gore Windstopper.  I took this jacket up Mt. Rainier during my most recent summit bid along with the Outdoor Research Salvo pants.  Just like with the pants I was looking for a thin jacket that would block the wind and keep me […]

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Outdoor Research Cirque Pants Review

The Outdoor Research Cirque pants are a great backcountry skiing pant.  They offer excellent water protection, the right amount of breathability, nice wide legs to go over ski boots, reinforced lower legs so you skis or crampons don’t chew them up, they are very durable and offer a nice adjustable waist so you can fit […]

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Outdoor Research Helium II Jacket Review

The Helium II jacket by Outdoor Research is one of the most vestal jackets I’ve ever used and possibly the most used jacket in my closet.  It is a waterproof shell that weighs just 5.8 oz. (what I have weighed my size medium at). This fact is what makes it so vestal.  When I go […]

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