• Patrick's picks for Winter


Staff Picks

Mammut Alyeska Pro Jacket  

My go to ski jacket. Lightweight and waterproof Gore tex ProShell. The Alyeska keeps me comfortable in any condition. On long skins where I’m usually shedding layer; I can simply open the large vents to dump a lot of heat quickly. The large hood fits over my helmet and another bonus is that this jacket has a lot of pockets for all the things I like to carry on the slopes.

Mons Royale Temple Tech Zip Hooded Base Layer

I only wear wool base layers, and Mons Royale has been on the top of my list for a couple of years. Great colors and cool designs make these standout from your average black long johns. The cut is a little longer so when I take a tumble; they stay tucked in, and snow doesn’t go straight to my skin.

Kuhl Spyfire Down Jacket

I have a big puffy coat which is great on the coldest of days. But on the warmer days, or if I’m going to running around town; I like something a little lighter and with a little more style. The Spyfire hits the mark for weight, pockets, and doesn’t make me look like the Michelin Man.  Once you wear it… you’ll never want to take it off!

Sorel Madson Tall Lace Boot

I love boots! But finding one that’s waterproof, light, has good traction, and looks good can be tough. The Sorel Madson is a winter boot I can dress up or down. Wear all day at work without feeling like I have lead around my feet. Waterproof and stylish makes these a great option no matter the weather or occasion.

Yeti Hopper 30

Sometimes you just need a cold ‘soda’ after a long tour or bike ride. And the Yeti hopper defiantly keeps them cold. It’s easy to move… goes everywhere and will keep ice for days. This cooler is my constant companion that has never let me down.