Five “Must Haves” before heading out this Winter, from Outdoor Gear Exchange.11/20/2023 11:13AM ● By Janani Varatharajan
Kahtoola - EXOspikesEXOspikes™ footwear traction sets a new standard for versatile winter traction that delivers true cross-terrain performance for trail runners and hikers.
Designed to take a beating, EXOspikes™ introduces an industry-first TPU Traction Matrix that is more lightweight and abrasion resistant than steel, and enables users to take on a mix of terrain and conditions—including frozen mountain trails, icy roads, and everything in between. EXOspikes™ combine more than two decades of winter traction technology and experience, and embody the high performance, reliability, and safety outdoor enthusiasts expect from Kahtoola.
Smartwool - Men's Classic Thermal Merino Base Layer Bottom
Smartwool has updated their Men's Merino 250 Base Layer Bottom to bring you a better fitting, more functional tight. The technical benefits of 100% Merino wool will help you keep your game at a high level for longer. And Smartwool's heaviest weight wool fabric will help keep you warm and comfortable as you ski, run, and hike the day away.
Kari Traa - Else Half Zip Baselayer
The Kari Traa Else Half-Zip is a 100% Merino wool half-zip women’s baselayer top inspired by Norwegian heritage and knitting traditions. They’ve given this classic pattern an upbeat modern twist to give you fresh, fun fashion. Tone down or spice up your look depending on color choice. This half-zip also blends old-school natural material – Merino wool – with modern stretch fabric mapping for warm, flexible, next-to-skin comfort.
Tubbs - Frontier Womens
A truly classic snowshoe in every sense! The Frontier has been a staple of the Tubb’s Trail Walking category for years, and things are only getting better. This season brings a new look for the Frontier with eye-catching modern styling. The streamlined 180™ EZ binding makes entry and exit a breeze with a single buckle tightening mechanism, while Control Wings™ and a heel strap provide efficient, lightweight support. The minimalist design of the Frontier delivers efficient performance on packed trails thanks to the aluminum Fit-Step™ frame and SoftTec™ decking. Whether you’re a budding snowshoer or just looking to take on less intense trails and hikes, the Frontier has everything you need for your next winter excursion.
Smartwool - Classic Hike Full Cushion Crew - Men's
The Smartwool Classic Hike Full Cushion Crew socks focus on comfort and durability, so you can go farther on every hike. Responsibly sourced, ZQ-certified Merino wool keeps things soft, while recycled nylon keeps it all sustainable. And full cushioning on the entire sock adds the warmth and protection you need and love. Stay cozy out there with our updated Classic Hike socks.
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