What an amazing trip!  To finish of a fantastic season, my fellas I grew up skiing with took a trip of a lifetime up to North Cascades Heli Ski operations in Mazama, Wa, a 4 hour drive from Seattle.


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The northwest has been getting hammered the last few weeks with storm after storm after storm!  It has been quite a season thus far! Recently photographer Mike Stolp-Smith and I went deep into the backcountry at Crystal Mountain Resort in search of some remaining goods!

just arrived! OAKLEY cottage thermal jacket

Just in to review!  Oakley’s newest thermal jacket to compliment the tech line!  Full review coming soon!

What it is: Cottage Thermal  jacket by OAKLEY 2013/2014

Price: msrp $130 | best buy: THE HOUSE outdoor gearthe-house-logo

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The Cottage Thermal Jacket creates warmth without extra bulk for a high–performance feel on the mountain. With ultra–lightweight, super–warm Thinsulate fill, this jacket delivers a durable, comfortable fit that keeps in the heat. Outfitted with specialized details like a secure storage spot for MP3 players, the Cottage Thermal brings tunes along on a long day of riding.

Tech stuff:

~Cuffs with elastic binding for a fit that stays in place

~Inner storm flap for protection from the elements

~MP3 porthole with molded trim for secure storage

~100% Polyester

~Fit: Regular

~Thinsulate fill for maximum warmth and minimum bulk

Review coming soon!!!  Just arrived!

Oakley Stillwell jacket 2014 (review coming soon!)

Just arrived!

What it is: Stillwell jacket by OAKLEY 2013/2014

Price: msrp $300 | best buy: BACKCOUNTRY. COM

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Tech stuff:

  • Hydrogauge 15 fabric provides waterproof protection and enhanced breathability
  • Adjustable OOR hood, drop tail and cuffs for a comfortable fit
  • Magnet system at fixed hood for adjustability
  • Vents at underarms for enhanced breathability
  • Microclear cloth at lens pocket and HDO®goggle wipe to keep lenses clear of debris and condensation
  • Taped seams for durability and waterproof protection
  • Storm skirt connection with snap and Lycra®for a secure fit with Stillwell pants
  • Interior pocket with elastic for secure storage
  • Pro Rider Series
  • 100% Polyester
  • Fit: Loose

Review coming soon!!!  Just arrived!