Gear Up with Helly Hansen this Winter

Calling all powder hounds, rippers, park rats, apres skiers, and yes, even the Jerrys! Our season is here at long last. It’s time to hit the slopes for days on end!

Our job is to keep you covered, literally, with the best performing gear that is out there so that you can keep warm, dry, and focused on the task at hand. Helly Hansen has a long history and proven track record with all things weatherproof. When it comes to being comfortable with all-day shredding, no matter the forecast, you can count on this gear.

Here are some of our favorite winter layers from Helly Hansen.

Women’s Imperial Puffy Ski Jacket

Helly Hansen Imperial Puffy

Are you totally over dedicating one entire closet to clothing that will never see anything more than the mountains? This one’s for you. If you are looking for a coat that looks just as good in the streets as it performs on the slopes, look no further. The Imperial Puffy is sleek, warm, versatile, and just straight-up cool-looking without compromising on performance.

HELLY TECH® Performance waterproof/breathable design ensures a high level of performance and durability while still being incredibly lightweight and breathable. Made with the environment in mind, the DWR treatment is PFC-free, and the jacket was responsibly made with the certified bluesign® textile manufacturing process. Ski-specific features include RECCO inclusion, a helmet-compatible hood, and a ski pass pocket. Get a free ski day with purchase!

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Men’s Powderface Insulated Ski Jacket

Helly Hansen Powderface Insulated Jacket

The Powderface Jacket manages to hit that sweet spot of weather protection, breathability, and lightweight warmth thanks to the combination of HELLY TECH Performance membrane and PrimaLoft insulation. Armpit zips ensure you can release excess heat and keep manky dampness away if the day turns warm or you are working hard.

Pluses include that you can connect your jacket to your ski pants and keep any errant snow out of unwanted crannies, a helmet-compatible hood, a snap-away powder skirt, a goggle pocket with a goggle wipe, and a ski pass pocket. We are also happy to report that it is a bluesign product and PFC-free.

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Men’s Verglas Half-zip Midlayer

Staying warm on a frosty day is all about the right layers. This bad boy is the right next step after a merino base layer. It is soft, has a bit of stretch for maximum mobility, and is warm. Plus, it is made with moisture wicking in mind to prevent any steaming effects within the layers. A solid second layer. And we gotta hand it to Helly Hansen — they really step it up in the color option game!

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Men’s LIFA Merino Midweight 2-in-1 Base Layer Pants

Helly Hansen Lifa midweight base layer

Cold days require a serious base layer from top to bottom, and you can’t beat the warmth, dryness, and odor-reductive qualities of merino wool. These two-layer midweight pants use Helly Hansen’s own creation of LIFA® fiber technology to add enhanced moisture-wicking properties and breathability to the warmth of the merino. They are sleek and well-fitting, plus come in some nice bright colors if you want to pack a bit of a punch underneath your ski pants.

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Women’s LIFA Merino Midweight 2-in-1 Base Layer Pants

This bottom base layer is made with the same construction, materials, and benefits of the men’s version but with a cut made specifically for women and some additional fun colors. Still can’t beat the warmth, dryness, and odor-reductive qualities of merino, and the LIFA® fiber technology’s moisture-wicking properties and breathability make these pants worth their “weight” in gold. Get it?

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Fi Luray

Fi is a writer, composer, songwriter, and outdoor enthusiast living in Scotland.

2 responses to “Gear Up with Helly Hansen this Winter

  1. Joseph Guineesays:

    Hi do you happen to have a list of the ski resorts it gets you access to?

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