Outerwear 101

Outerwear 201: Marketing Wars, New Technologies, Paradigm Shifts

Outerwear 201: Marketing Wars, New Technologies, Paradigm Shifts

The outerwear industry is seeing its first serious paradigm shift since the 1970s. Gore Tex made “Waterproof” king, but new technologies are threatening old hierarchies. This is a Must Read.

Outerwear 101: Which Socks & Why?

Outerwear 101: Which Socks & Why?

Time to talk socks. Our reviewers weigh in on what they actually wear on the mountain—and why. Plus, two bits of conventional wisdom when it comes to socks and snowsports.

OUTERWEAR 101

OUTERWEAR 101

GORE-TEX or eVent? 2-layer or 3-layer construction? If you think waterproof/breathable gear is all the same, you need to read this.