Named for the iconic cabin sitting atop Jackson Hole, one of the legendary ski destinations of the world, the Touring Flannel is built for those that savor moments spent lounging comfortably in a cabin above the treeline.
Built to meet the rigorous standards of the United States Army’s elite 10th Mountain Division who trained and skied at Camp Hale Colorado during WWII, this combination is designed to deliver authentic winter protection. Anchored by the Alpine Anorak and its handsome waxed canvas construction, the 10th Mountaineer includes a sturdy set of winter essentials delivering time-honored style and performance.
Seamlessly transition from the race course to après with the Alpine Combined Knit, which gives a subtle nod to skiing's original competitive event combining downhill and slalom runs. Contrasted with the traditional charcoal herringbone fabric of the trouser, the vibrant colors of the sweater recall visions of the panache of the iconic ski racers of the past.
In 1928, the Kandahar Ski Club in Murren, Switzerland started the Inferno race, a race open to amateurs only that contained sections of downhill, slalom and cross-country. With a usual winning time of more than 10 minutes, the Inferno tested competitors' skiing prowess as fiercely as it did their mental stamina. Today, the Inferno remains one of the largest (and longest) amateur races, and was instrumental in bringing ski racing into the mainstream.
The dazzling Italian lake town served as the inspiration for this classic look of the Patrol Knit, dressed up with the Touring Flannel underneath, a pair of wide wale corduroys and a trusty pair of loafers; creating a unique take on classic Italian alpine elegance.
Mirroring the sharp outline of the near-symmetrical peak that straddles Switzerland and Italy, the Ski Race Knit is a modern take on the classic ski sweater. Layered under the Alpine Hooded Vest, this kit is perfect for the gentleman skier exploring the Alps on skis.
The vibrant Patrol Red color of the Alpine Guide Sweater recalls the iconic flag of Switzerland. Smartly layered over a favorite pair of jeans and the Touring Crew, this kit is for the man on the move, perhaps about to board the Golden Pass train for a scenic trip from Montreux to Gstaad.
While on patrol for a slalom race on Mt. Mansfield in March of 1938 (in negative seven degree temperatures), Charles "Minnie" Dole formed the National Ski Patrol.
With deep reverence for the classic garments of ski patrol pioneers, the utility-laden Patrol Parka is paired with the Ski Race Knit Patrol sweater - perfectly in keeping with the NSP motto of "safety & service".
With homage to the early expeditions and alpinists of the 20th century who traveled from sea level to majestic snowfields and beyond, the Sea-to-Sky look offers an authentic kit of rich woolen garments including the Alpine Outrig Jacket, Patrol Knit, and Alpine Winter Trouser. As handsome as it is protective, this traditional ensemble evokes a classic sensibility and taste for mountain adventure exuded by winter sportsmen drawn to the foot and summits of such revered peaks as the Mont Blanc and the Matterhorn.
There's something exhilarating about simply standing in the crowd at the bottom of the run watching others bash through gates. Whether it's the Hahnenkamm or the local hill cheering on the next generation of alpinists, the heavy-gauge Italian wool of the Patrol Knit Plus embodies the best of both a sweater and a jacket, and is designed to keep you warm when skis aren't strapped to your feet. Trade your ski boots for some Sorels and pack a warm drink.
With a casual but refined appeal, this kit is perfect for relaxing after a day on the slopes at Sundance Resort, or catching a film at Eccles during the film festival. Handsome, utilitarian, and laid-back, this kit is sure to become a favorite for après ski and mountain town pursuits.
Touring Collection is inspired by wanderlust, by the feeling of being drawn to the mountains long after the snow has melted. From exotic destinations like Tierra del Fuego or Mt. Kilimanjaro, to trains through European cities to the Alps, Touring is at once romantic and traditional. With a well-worn leather weekender in tow, passport in hand, and mountains in mind, the possibilities are endless.
Alps & Meters women’s collection is inspired by the elite culture and society surrounding the glamorous pursuit of skiing in the mid-19th century. The fashionable atmosphere of Europe’s mountain villages appealed to posh socialites, celebrities, and royals alike, and ski slopes became veritable runways. In the absence of technical fabrics and, with an unwillingness to compromise high-taste style, traditional skiwear came into its own as a unique category that was as appropriate off-piste as it was on-piste. The Winter Royalty Collection aims to revive the high-class feminine division of alpine knits and outerwear. Built with classic construction techniques, contemporary technologies, and tailored fit characteristics, the Winter Royalty Collection is conscious of style, sophistication, and performance.