First Look: FKT II Short Sleeve by Columbia
Aimed at keeping you cool and dry with zinc oxide (the same stuff you find in sunscreen)
Trail Tested: bitihorn Alpha Hoodie Shirt by Norrona
Overrall, this is an incredibly well-designed piece, especially for the multi-sport alpine athlete, with a sizable price tag.
First Look: Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate Direction
The new line by UD is all it's cracked up to be.
First Look: Smartwool Merino Sport Lined Skirt
With a barely-there feel, this skirt with merino liner performs well on long trail runs.
First Look: Rhythm Tee by Black Diamond
Quick drying and soft on the skin, the Rhythm Tee from Black Diamond is a welcome running companion.
First Look: Le Sock Run Ultra Light Micro by Lé Bent
The Lé Bent Le Definitive Micro Runners are a butter-soft alternative to the standard synthetic fiber performance sock.
First Look: Titan Wind Block II Tight
Comfortable, wind-stopping and sleek, these tights are an affordable addition to the wintertime wardrobe.
First Look: Waterproof Stormsock by Bridgedale
For those rowdy days with many stream crossings, these socks keep feet dry, eliminating the need for carrying additional pairs.
First Look: Elements Jacket by Rabbit
At a (somewhat) accessible price point, feel prepared for the elements with the Element jacket by Rabbit.
bitihorn Alpha Hoodie Shirt by Norronabitihorn Alpha Hoodie Shirt Materials: Face fabric—90% polyester, 10% elastane / Lining—100% polyester / Panels—100% nylon / Insulation—100% Polartec Alph (proprietary synthetic insulation). Weight: 9.17 ounces Price: $260 Best Features: … Continue reading "Trail Tested: bitihorn Alpha Hoodie Shirt by Norrona"
Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate DirectionHydrolight Shorts Price: $85 Weight: 5.1 ounces Best Features: Great quality, no-bounce bottle pockets, no chafing. Room for Improvement: It could use a small, secure pocket for a key. Ultimate … Continue reading "First Look: Hydrolight Shorts and Tank by Ultimate Direction"
Smartwool Merino Sport Lined SkirtMerino Sport Lined Skirt by Smartwool Materials: Body—86% Polyester, 14% Elastane; Trim—82% Nylon, 18% Elastane; Lining—54% Merino Wool, 46% Polyester Weight: 4.5 ounces Price: $70 Best Features: Good fit, light … Continue reading "First Look: Smartwool Merino Sport Lined Skirt"
Rhythm Tee by Black DiamondBlack Diamond Rhythm Tee Materials: 57% nylon, 43% wool Price: $75 Best Features: Lightweight, wicking ability and comfort. Room for Improvement: May run slightly large. The wool boom of several … Continue reading "First Look: Rhythm Tee by Black Diamond"
Le Sock Run Ultra Light Micro by Lé BentLe Sock Run Ultra Light Micro Runner Sock Materials: 44% bamboo rayon / 35% nylon / 19% merino wool / 2% elastane. Best features: Comfortable, stink-free, dry wearing, sustainable materials. … Continue reading "First Look: Le Sock Run Ultra Light Micro by Lé Bent"
Titan Wind Block II TightTitan Wind Block II Tight by Columbia Materials: 85% Polyester, 15% Elastane Price: $56 Pros: The fit is essentially perfect. Cons: None. These are awesome tights! Columbia’s Titan Wind Block II … Continue reading "First Look: Titan Wind Block II Tight"
Waterproof Stormsock by BridgedaleBridgedale Lightweight Ankle Stormsock Outer: 95% Nylon/Polyamide, 5% LYCRA/Elastane Inner: 45% Merino Wool, 45% Polyester, 7.5% Nylon/Polyamide, 2.5% LYCRA/Elastane Membrane: 100% PU Price: $45.00 Best Features: Waterproof, breathable, anti-bacterial/anti-odor Merino wool, durable, lightweight. Room for … Continue reading "First Look: Waterproof Stormsock by Bridgedale"
Elements Jacket by RabbitElements Jacket by Rabbit Materials: “Magical combination of 100% ripstop fabric” Price: $120.00 Best Features: Lightweight and water resistant. Room for Improvement: Potentially long for a running jacket. The Rabbit Elements … Continue reading "First Look: Elements Jacket by Rabbit"
Icebreaker 150 Zone Long-Sleeve Crew Shirt150 Zone Icebreaker Long Sleeve Materials: Body: 83% Merino Wool, 12% Nylon, 5% LYCRA® Eyelet: 85% Merino Wool, 14% Nylon, 1% LYCRA® Weight: 170 g / 5.99 oz (W’s Medium) Price: $63 … Continue reading "First Look: Icebreaker 150 Zone Long-Sleeve Crew Shirt"
PhD® Pro Endurance Sock by SmartwoolSmartwool PhD® Pro Endurance Print Running Socks, Designed with Rob Krar Material: 57% Merino Wool, 38% Nylon, 4% Elastane, 1% Polyester Price: $26 Best Features: Ultra comfortable, great design, seamless. Room … Continue reading "First Look: PhD® Pro Endurance Sock by Smartwool"