Category Archive: Insulated

Outdoor Research Axcess Pants Review

When I’m skiing at the resort my go to pair of pants are the Outdoor Research Axcess Pant.  They are a full GORE-TEX® pant (great for when you are forced to sit on a wet chairlift all day long) with a light layer of PrimaLoft insulation.  At the resort I always get too warm on the ski […]

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What emergency equipment do you bring into the backcountry?

Lately I’ve been taking a look at the emergency gear I bring with me during backcountry skiing day tours – something I try to do at the beginning of every season.  Its important to continually evaluate what you bring along.  As your survival skills, equipment, and mountaineering abilities evolve the gear you require to stay safe in […]

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Arc’teryx Atom LT Pants Review

The Arc’teryx Atom LT pants are one of the only pieces of clothing I use that contains synthetic insulation.  I wanted a lower body insulation layer that could stand up to the weather.  When I get wet it always seems that my pants get wetter than any other item I’m wearing.  While treated down is […]

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