Category Archive: Waterproof Shell

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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CAMP B-Dry EVO Rain Pants Review

The B-Dry EVO Rain Pant by CAMP is made for one thing – to keep you dry when its poring rain without weighing a gram more than necessary.  According to the manufacturer the B-Dry pants are made out of a ripstop nylon that “has a silicon treatment on the outside to shed water and add strength” […]

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