Here in the Northwest, it feels like winter has already arrived, which means it's time for some winter adventure! We take our outdoor apparel seriously here and know it's important to choose the right outerwear for your winter activity. Rain shells are essential here in Portland, but for super cold weather, how do you decide between down or synthetic?
Wild Outdoor Apparel founder Dan Tiegs, says "Down is great for cold, dry climates where the wearer is performing low energy or stop and go activities. If you're backcountry skiing however, you might want to rethink the down".
Tiegs recently shared his insight and the pros and cons of down vs synthetic insulation with gear site Top Kit. To read the full article, click here.
He recently launched is own line of technical outerwear with street-style lines. The Park Place Snap Front Jacket was the first product to be introduced and will be available this month. Tiegs combined waterproof AND breathable into this 700 fill down jacket. You can go straight from the mountain to the bar in this one.