Engineered to perform in some of the most severe, bleak but beautiful climates in the world where you could encounter all four seasons in one day, turn to Norrøna. It’s this ability to protect that has seen Norrøna maintain a reputation for trusted quality for over 85 years.
Whether you are a seasoned backcountry skier, hiking to ski an untouched face or you are simply just starting to explore the backcountry in order to find a new adventure in mountains, one thing is for sure, your outerwear needs to stand up to the challenging conditions found in the backcountry. To help you be more prepared for your backcountry adventure we have put together a little list of outerwear companies that we think you should look at when choosing your next jacket or pants.
Proper dressing for backcountry riding is a little different to dressing for a day of alpine skiing or snowboarding. While a layering system of base layers, mid layers, and hard shell pants and jackets are good for downhill, you’ll soon find yourself sweaty and overheating as you start your ascent to the top.
The idea of escaping into the wilderness, away from the crowds to enjoy untouched powder is becoming increasingly popular. People are branching out further and further off piste to find the hidden, untouched treasures of the mountains, but where do you start when beginning you first backcountry adventure?