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HELIUM COLLECTION

We would like to introduce complete Helium Collection - light as a feather, efficient in the unfriendly weather.

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ONE JACKET TO RULE THEM ALL

Last year I learned how to live on 50 liters worth of stuff—as in, only what I could fit in a 50-liter pack. Most of that was variable: playing cards, books and souvenirs I’d trade along the way, plus other travel disposables.

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GORE-TEX - HOW MUCH YOU KNOW ABOUT IT?

WHAT’S THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN GORE-TEX®, GORE-TEX® ACTIVE AND GORE-TEX® PRO?

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MOUNTANEERING - TIPS BEFORE YOU START WALKING UP

Here are a few points to think about as you take your skiing higher into the mountains.

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HARSH WEATHER HANDWEAR

Biting cold, blinding precipitation, and unpredictable blizzard conditions that change one hour to the next. The forecast may not always look pretty, but the post-storm powder sure does.

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THE WHITE ROOM COLLECTION

DESIGNED BY ADVENTURE:

The White Room pieces of our Ski Collection are built to answer the demands of winter athletes with durable waterproof protection, breathable, three-layer stretch, and a gamut of sport-specific features perfect for skiers and snowboarders.

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ASCENT SHELL - NEW TECHNOLOGY

Proprietary OR Ascent shell fabric is a waterproof breathable 3-layer that expands your comfort zone during aerobic efforts. Developed in laboratories, tested in the field, perfected by award designers.AS has become a trusted fabric of alpine climbers, skiers and hikers, who demand our most breathable construction. It is created by an electrospun process where charged polymers are affixed to a grounded surface. As those polymers gather into a breathable membrane, you can see under a microscope the web they generate is what gives AS the unique ability to move moisture, keeping your core temperature down, and your layers dry. Managing core temperature and perspiration is key during aerobic effort. One with breathable first and mid layers AS fabric will expand your comfort zone by keeping you comfortable and dry inside now

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HOW TO CHOOSE A RAIN JACKET

We've all been there: Psyched for our next trip, shopping for the gear we'll need—but not quite sure which jacket to pick. Typing in the word waterproof and scrolling through the options, it's easy to get bogged down with choice paralysis. There are so many options, from super lightweight to more hardcore—and a whole rainbow of bells and whistles in between. So we chatted with our product manager Alex Lauver to help us suss out which of the Outdoor Research rain jackets are best for what kinds of activities. Here, he breaks it down, with details that will help you choose the right shell, whether you're headed for a month of backpacking in Alaska—or Paris.

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