Author Archives: Sydney

The California Set Up

I talked Austin Robbs, former TNF Breck employee and current Product Manager for TNF corporate, and asked him to fill me in on his go-to winter TNF products. Here’s the list: To start, I prefer our merino wool Stretch Softwool … Continue reading

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Snow all day and all night.

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How to Layer: Warmth for Men

When the wind starts blowing on the Imperial chair, even the warmest of us needs a little extra under that jacket. For the guys in our shop, that means the Diez jacket. The Diez, with a 10-denier Pertex nylon and … Continue reading

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How to Layer: The Everyday Mid

For guys we recommend a shell pant and jacket. Shells are more versatile than insulated jackets because they can be used in a broad range of temperatures, including as a rain jacket in the summer. The Enzo jacket and pant … Continue reading

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How to Layer: For the Guys

Guys are notoriously warmer than women. With that in mind, we decided to do another series about how to layer specifically for the gentlemen. No matter who is asking, we always start with the same baselayer system. Wool regulates your … Continue reading

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How to Layer: Under 10 degrees

 Now that we’ve covered a normal day, what do you do on the frigid days? Our pick: the Crimptastic. Made specifically to layer, this 800 fill down jacket has Polartec Powerstretch fleece under the arms and at the elbows to … Continue reading

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How to Layer: The Real Warmth

So it’s close to 20 degrees outside and you have your wool baselayer and your midweight jacket. What do you wear in between? Our favorite? The Zephyrus pullover. With 40 grams of Primaloft (the warmest, softest, driest, and most compressible … Continue reading

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How to Layer: Starting from the Base

Starting with a good baselayer is a necessity. A bad baselayer means moisture is stuck against your skin, which is the last place you want it. Wet skin means cold body. For this reason, we recommend merino wool. Wool is … Continue reading

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How to Layer: The Basics

Layering has to be one of the most challenging parts of skiing. Seriously, what do you wear when it’s 20 degrees outside and snowing? There are so many factors to take into account: you’re moving downhill with wind in your … Continue reading

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How To Layer

The most frequent question we get in the store after, “Do you have that North Face jacket?” is how to layer correctly for our windy, cold winters. Coming from climates where the temperatures are in the 50s and 60s, 20 … Continue reading

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