It can be hard to keep up with the latest outerwear trends. From fit to functionality, puffies, baselayers and hardshells undergo small design tweaks every year and we are here to help you parse out the gear that best fits your backcountry needs.
For our 2017 Apparel Guide, we focus on the timeless and the trending. These are classics that we know and love, alongside the best in new materials, styles and tech. For our first installment of the Apparel Guide online, we introduce jackets that both bring back memories and break molds.
Ortovox Merino 3L Guardian
$749 – ortovox.com
While the name Ortovox is most commonly associated with beacons—they began manufacturing them in the early ’80s—the German brand has also been producing wool-centric apparel since the end of that same decade. Now with the Merino Guardian, Ortovox integrates the old school with the new, with…