Winter Gear Guide
— Posted by Park City on October 3, 2018
Weather in the mountains is notorious for being inconsistent and shifting unexpectedly. So when you can’t choose the conditions, choose like a pro.
Since 1877, Helly Hansen has been on the forefront of innovative products. With product built in tandem with our outdoor professionals that can’t choose their day, Helly Hansen apparel will keep you protected and outside longer no matter what mother nature throws your way. From waterproof breathable jackets to quick dry UV protective products, check out our product recommendations to fit where ever your adventures may take you.
ALPHA SHELL JACKET: When you like to control your temperature with layers, this 3L stretch shell jacket with a Helly Tech® Professional waterproof/breathable fabric with a tailored fit will be a reliable and durable ski buddy for many years. Layer up with our the new insulation innovation Lifaloft™ for cold days or a Lifa® baselayer when high intensity pursuit is on the agenda. The Life Pocket™ will preserve you battery life to enable you to document and share your smiles around the resort. Key ski features such as ski pass pocket, powder skirt and under arm ventilation zippers.
LIFALOFT™ INSULATOR JACKET: With increased warmth, lightweight insulation and superior moisture management properties, Lifaloft™ technology is an insulation revolution that will keep you warmer with less weight and bulk compared to traditional polyester insulation. Developed in cooperation with Primaloft®, Lifaloft™ is a combination of Lifa®’s unique insulation structure and Primaloft®’s extensive knowledge in synthetic insulation.
HH LIFA ACTIVE ½ ZIP: HH LIFA Light is a performance base layer, delivering lightweight insulation and comfort for everyday use and high-performance activities. HH LIFA light constructed with 100% Lifa® fiber is quick-dry, very breathable and super lightweight. Continually perfected over the last 40 years, Lifa® Stay Warm technology is the unique ingredient of all Helly Hansen base layers.
W MOTIONISTA JACKET: Skiing is our biggest passion and we want to spread this feeling to you. One good way is to build a cozy and warm jacket so you don't freeze on the mountain. Our W Motionista Jacket is a classic Helly Hansen, high altitude, high speed in a pure performance insulated ski jacket for every aspiring skier. Whether it is on groomed slopes or you try your luck in the powder once and a while. You will improve your mobility on or of the slope with a waterproof, breathable Helly Tech® Professional 4-way stretch fabric. Combined with Primaloft® insulation and our innovative H²Flow™ system turbocharging mechanical venting this jacket will keep you dry, warm or cool depending on the outside conditions. All needed ski features are included such as wrist gaiters with thumb hole, inside stash pocket and ski pass pocket.
W ASTRA JACKET: A perfect layering piece or can double as a light jacket when it's not so cold outside, this mix of soft herringbone jersey with Primaloft® insulated front and back panels brings style and comfort to your everyday wardrobe.
W HH LIFA MERINO GRAPHIC ½ ZIP: HH LIFA MERINO is our warmest base layer, perfect for any type of activity in cold weather. A unique 2-in-1 base layer with 100% merino wool combined with Lifa® Stay Warm Technology in a 2 layer construction. HH LIFA MERINO delivers all the great benefits of merino wool fibers plus the unique properties of technical LIFA® fibers with amazing graphics
JR CASCADE JACKET: A classic color blocked ski jacket with water resistant fabrics and hi vis details for extra visibility.
JR LEGENDARY PANT: A classic fitted and fully waterproof Helly Tech® Performance ski pant for Juniors with a pop of color in the details, extendable leg length to cater for the fast growing kids.
JR CHILL FULL ZIP HOODIE: Super comfy and warm lightweight pile combined with slick face fleece in panels in this full zip hoodie with drop tail and hand pockets. Perfect for layering or as a light jacket.
But First, Sunscreen
With every 3,000 feet of altitude, UV levels rise by 10%-12%, so don’t forget to apply and reapply sunscreen. We recommend Supergoop! Broad Spectrum Products as they protect against UVB(urning) and UVA(ging) rays, as well as infrared rays, too.