Stio’s Merino Wool Hoodie May Be the Best Midlayer Ever

When I began wearing my Merino wool hoodie by Stio, I didn’t have to be convinced of the value of Merino wool.  I already knew that Merino wool makes the best inner layer and probably the best “non-jacket” midlayer.


Exerting in Cold Temps, the Argus Jacket by Arc’teryx Stands Out

Out in the Tetons in the Argus jacket by Arc’Tyrex. (Photo by Brad Christensen.)

What are we looking for in a lightweight jacket for snowshoeing?  Probably three things:  Little bulk, for maximum body motion.  Insulation, for weather protection.  And breathability, … Continue reading