On the Mountain

by Rona Berg
performance wear

When the cold weather pulls you outdoors and onto the mountains, you’ll want to be prepared. These sustainable pieces feature technical support and style to keep experience-junkies looking good, moving well and feeling comfortable! performance wear. performance wear. performance wear.

RUN

Dedicated runners can’t be kept indoors when temperatures drop, which is why it’s so important to suit up in clothes that perform!

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DÆHLIE WINTER RUN JACKET

A lightweight winter running jacket with padding in the front that keeps runners warm but not overheated in cold weather, and the rest of the jacket allows heat to escape. Laser-cut holes in the back for maximum breathability and reflective detailing to make sure that you are visible in the dark.

 dahlie.com

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DÆHLIE WINTER RUN TIGHTS

To avoid chafing and make sure your movement isn’t restricted, it helps to have tights with enough stretch. Made with merino wool, these are warm, cozy and super-stretchy, with windproof, water-resistant panels in front and mesh inserts on the sides. Reflective details for maximum visibility. 

 dahlie.com

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KAHTOOLA NANOSPIKES

Whether you’re running on icy city streets or country roads, these NanoSpikes are designed to keep you on secure footing, and safely transition between dry and slippery patches with 10 wear-resistant tungsten carbide spikes. A tote for storage and portability is included. Kahtoola donates 1 percent of sales to “Kahtoola for the People” grants to help fund projects that preserve and enrich indigenous cultures worldwide.

kahtoola.com


HIKE

Whether you are out for an afternoon, or a back- country hike, take your pick from these outstanding pieces.

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UNITED BY BLUE BLUFF UTILITY BACKPACK

A good-looking well-designed pack, made with 100 percent recycled polyester with water repellent finish, vegetable-tanned leather details, and zippered compartments that protect everything you’re carrying. Comes with a lifetime guarantee for repair.

unitedbyblue.com

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THE ELEVENATE MOTION DOWN JACKET

Elevenate is a Swedish-based company providing performance apparel for mountain activities. This jacket, from its Nordic Dreams collection, is a lightweight, PFC-free down jacket in technical materials, and comes in a range of colors. Great as a warming layer under a shell or as a stand-alone jacket. 

elevenateusa.com

UNITED BY BLUE MEAL KIT

It’s lightweight, portable and carries everything you need: two stainless steel bowls, two 8-ounce stainless steel tumblers and two stainless steel sporks; a 100 percent recycled polyester ripstop case with a water- resistant finish; circular enclosed zipper pouch; triangle carabiner clip for easy attachment to backpacks. 

unitedbyblue.com

HYDRO FLASK TRAIL SERIES ULTRALIGHT TITANIUM 21-OUNCE STANDARD MOUTH

The Trail Series is designed to be the lightest-weight vacuum insulated bottle available, weighing 35 percent less than the equivalent sized Hydro Flask, and this bottle is brand new! When you’re out on the trail, every ounce counts, and not only will this keep cold beverages cold, it will lighten your load!

hydroflask.com


SKI AND SNOWBOARD

When the slopes are calling, you want to stay warm and dry! Here are some great, high performance options.

PATAGONIA POWDER BOWL JACKET AND PANTS

The Powder Bowl is long-wearing, waterproof, breathable and windproof, a sturdy jacket and pants made from Fair Trade Certified sewn 100 percent recycled polyester GORE-TEX face fabric to keep you warm and dry. Durable and well-designed to keep you moving with ease. patagonia.com

patagonia.com

WILD RYE EVIE RAGLAN + JANE LEGGING

Perfect base layers—and pretty, too! The Evie Raglan and Jane Legging are the perfect breathable layering pieces made with 100 percent non-mulesed merino wool. The raglan-cut top offers a looser fit and longer silhouette that moves with you, along with a high neckline for warmth, and thumbholes for comfort. The cozy leggings are perfect for après-ski, but the performance is outstanding for a long day on the slopes.  

wild-rye.com

PELICAN G40 GO CHARGER CASE

Crushproof, submersible, snowproof and dustproof, this case allows you to charge your phone four times on a single charge for up to 48 hours of additional power. Keeps your phone charged and safe from the elements—perfect for a long day on the slopes, backcountry skiing or a long hike.

pelican.com

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