As temps (and ski films) drop, we pick the latest gear to keep you warm while you slide on snow.
Arc’teryx Atom Hoody
This versatile hoody (for women or men) has been around for a few years, warming climbers, hikers, backcountry skiers and downtown commuters. Worn as a midlayer in colder conditions or a standalone when it’s milder, the latest version performs across a range of conditions and output levels. The Coreloft Compact insulation (100% recycled polyester; bluesign-approved) retains warmth even if wet and has loft retention that withstands years of packing and unpacking.
The water-resistant Tyono 20 face fabric is soft, breathable and durable, stretch side panels improve ventilation and freedom and the insulated StormHood adds adjustable warmth. The 6% elastane in the main fabric is just the right amount of stretch for backcountry pursuits.
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Beta Insulated Jacket
The Beta is Arc’teryx’s alpine shell series that offers ultra-durable, backcountry-ready performance. The Beta Insulated Jacket (available for men and women) is an all-in-one solution for cold weather or mixed conditions, leveraging Coreloft Continuous insulation and a bluesign-approved waterproof-breathable 40D GORE-TEX shell fabric.
Helmet-compatible, the StormHood adjusts to maximize peripheral vision. Pit zippers ventilate, pockets are organized and accessible, and an embedded RECCO reflector can facilitate search and rescue.
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As a midlayer, a standalone at camp or around town, and packable warmth to go, the Cerium (for women or men) is revised for this season, and alpine-proven as always. Driven by the Arc’teryx obsessive attention to detail, they’ve refined the design, sourced sustainable materials and kept its exceptional warmth-to-weight ratio. Responsibly-sourced 850 fill down, with Coreloft synthetic utilized in areas prone to moisture, provides premium and compressible insulation.
More sweet details: The outer (recycled 15D Arato nylon) is light and durable, a bio-derived liner reduces petroleum use and an insulated StormHood extends protection. The hoody has been redesigned with a reverse coil front zipper and TPU pulls for a cleaner profile and improved durability. You don’t have to treat it with kid gloves when you’re out in the gnar. And for a hoody this burly, it packs down small.
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Hot Chillys Youth Velvet Fleece Baselayers
If you’re looking for warmth and a velvety next-to-skin feel, you’ll find it in the Youth Velvet Fleece Crew Top and Pant. Kid-friendly baselayers are essential and these patterns will surely please the fussiest youngster. And Hot Chillys’ microfiber poly yarns are durable, breathable and very lightweight. The material never feels clammy and kids will love the soft flannel pajama feel. Flat seam construction adds even more comfort and longevity.
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Ortovox 185 Rock ‘N’ Wool Baselayers
Nothing is warmer than merino and the 185 Rock ‘N’ Wool Long Sleeve for women or men is also extra-soft thanks to its 19-micron wool fibers. This exceptional fineness makes for an unbeatable next-to-skin feeling on all-day missions. And of course, merino is renowned for its temperature- and moisture-regulating qualities; you won’t find more reliable warmth for unpredictable mountain adventures. Ortovox brings a fresh new look to their crew with asymmetrical designs and multi-coloured twisted yarn to reflect the nature of your winter adventures. Bottoms also available.
Orage Men’s MTN-X Gibson 3L Bibs
Big mountain days and tough weather are no match for the new three-ply Gibson Bib. (Women’s equivalent is the Cliff 3L.) With ultra-durable construction, seam-sealed waterproof-breathability and a vented back, this bib is versatile and adaptable enough to take you from the first dusting through to spring hero snow. The upper body and gaiters contain stretch material so your movements are never restricted.
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Patagonia Down Sweater Hoody
The perfect warmer for just about anything, the Down Sweater Hoody (for women or men) boasts a shell made of NetPlus 100% postconsumer recycled nylon ripstop (from recycled fishing nets to help reduce ocean plastic pollution) and is insulated with 800-fill-power 100% Responsible Down Standard down.
The hoody’s quilting is patterned for optimum movement and warmth, and the shell is treated with a PFC-free DWR finish for water resistance. The zipper has an interior storm flap and zipper garage at chin for next-to-skin comfort. The internal zippered chest pocket converts to a stuffsack with a carabiner clip-in loop: This is a warm layer to go.
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