Ski Race Knit Patrol

Alps & Meters

100022BKSM

32268750848078

$275.00
Rated 4.8 out of 5
74 Reviews
The classic Ski Race Sweater has long identified an individual as a member of the racing class; those fast, adventurous souls with a spirit drawn to the mountains. As sharp in appearance as the edges on which they carved their turns, ski racers' form fitting clothes offered low drag, maximum comfort, and the opportunity for stylish, on-mountain self expression. Alps & Meters’ Ski Race Knit is fitted and protective, with elements of appropriate padding and ergonomic engineering, updated with the classic Patrol Cross.
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THE STORY

It was a frigid and snowy day in March 1938, when the race course for the National Slalom was devised on Mount Mansfield, Vermont USA. Taking stock of barren temperatures, 50 mile per hour winds, and limited visibility, Charles “Minnie” Dole, veteran of the storied 10th Mountain Division and organizer of the race at hand, came to recognize that matters of precaution and safety would be required to ensure that the day’s event did not end in injury for participants and spectators alike. Discussing matters with fellow race organizer, Roger Langley, at the top of the famed Nose Dive Trail the gentlemen conceived of the National Ski Patrol on the spot and thus forged a bond between racing and patrolling that has stood for almost 100 years.

In fact, having lit the spark that ignited the fire of the United States’ first formal cadre of trained patrollers, it was such that many legendary competitors of that 1938 race were among the National Ski Patrol’s earliest members including Dick Durrance who came to influence racing, patrolling, and resort development throughout the Rocky Mountains during the 40s and 50s.

In celebration of such unity, the Alps & Meters Ski Race Knit “Patrol” sweater combines the racer’s classic crewneck silhouette with the iconic uniform patrol cross, intertwining the stories, romance, and traditions of alpine sports founding fathers.

FORGED PERFORMANCE

A crew-neck sweater ideal for mid-layer wear occasions, or worn as outerwear in warmer weather, the Ski Race Knit "Patrol" is a legacy of the time-honored ski sweater. Cut in a handsome crew neck silhouette and knitted from 100% lambswool with a water repellent coating, this durable sweater is a performance piece inspired by the elegance and flamboyance of ski racers of the past.

FORGED PERFORMANCE

A crew-neck sweater ideal for mid-layer wear occasions, or worn as outerwear in warmer weather, the Ski Race Knit "Patrol" is a legacy of the time-honored ski sweater. Cut in a handsome crew neck silhouette and knitted from 100% lambswool with a water repellent coating, this durable sweater is a performance piece inspired by the elegance and flamboyance of ski racers of the past.

DESIGNED BY TRADITION

Emblazoned with the classic Patrol Cross, the Ski Race Knit "Patrol" honors the unique bond and legacy shared by patrollers and racers.

Features & Benefits

WARM & PROTECTIVE

Heavy gauge 100% Lambswool knit provides warmth

Exterior water repellent yarns protect against snow and precipitation

MAXIMUM UTILITY

Patrol graphic inspired by alpine sport heritage

Quality & Durability

On-mountain trial: Put it to the test in the mountains for 100 days and return it with no questions asked if it does not meet your standards of quality, craftsmanship, or durability.

average rating 4.8 out of 5
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Reviewed by Morten B., from Norway
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Size Purchased
S
How it Fits
Perfect
Suit or Jacket Size (US)
46"
Best Uses
  • Skiing
  • Après
  • Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Lovely sweater for good days on the slopes

Good fit and comfortably warm :)

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Reviewed by Jeffrey S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
55 - 64
Size Purchased
L
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
5' 11"
Waist Size (US)
35"
Best Uses
  • Skiing
  • Around Town
  • Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Ski Sweater

Excellent quality and weight, no detail was overlooked.

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Reviewed by Barbara W., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Size Purchased
L
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
6' 0"
Suit or Jacket Size (US)
42"
Waist Size (US)
34”
Best Uses
  • Skiing
  • Around Town
  • Cold Temperatures
  • Very Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Gift

This is my second order of the Ski Race Patrol sweater. I previously ordered the black sweater with the Red Cross for my adult son living in Maine. He liked it so much I ordered another on in navy blue with a white cross. Maine winters are cold and windy and this sweater is well made and warm. He has worn it skiiing and thinks it is perfect.

It came very quickly and I am very satisfied. It was easy to order online.

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Reviewed by Curtis S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Size Purchased
L
How it Fits
A Little Big
Height
6' 0"
Suit or Jacket Size (US)
44"
Waist Size (US)
31"
Best Uses
  • Cold Temperatures
  • Very Cold Temperatures
  • Around Town
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Best Sweater Ever.

Quality, Fit, Style and wicked warm!

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Reviewed by Rick S., from United States
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I recommend this product
Age Range
45 - 54
Size Purchased
L
How it Fits
Perfect
Height
6' 0"
Suit or Jacket Size (US)
42"
Waist Size (US)
34”
Best Uses
  • Skiing
  • Après
  • Around Town
  • Cold Temperatures
  • Very Cold Temperatures
Rated 5 out of 5
Review posted

Alles Gut!

Admittedly, I’ve developed a “bad” habit of collecting these sweaters. Only two more to go...!!! But I admit, I wish the “Raven” color was back!!! The olive drab and Red Cross is classic. Luckily I have a spare! But these sweaters are awesome. This winter I don’t think I’ve worn anything else but a T-shirt under the sweater and a ski coat shell outer layer when I hit the slopes. So many conversations have started “Hey that’s a cool sweater...”. Fueled my addiction. So comfortable. Not too hot. Not too cold. Just right. Can wear inside then head out in the sleet/rain/snow. The perfect sweater. Not itchy. The fit is great. Trim. Arms snug. Looks great. Can’t comment enough.

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