Video: Product Testing on Highlands

  We know, we know….our life is rough, we have this big distracting playground of a resort behind our offices that we use to “test” our product on a daily basis. Generally, we pull our heads out of the snow to to catch a lunch break on the slopes of…

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Beyond Boundaries

“If we are hunting for the highest version of ourselves, then we need to turn work into play and not the other way round. Unless we invert this equation, much of our capacity for intrinsic motivation starts to shut down. We lose touch with our passion and become less than…

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TESTED: Sickbird Suit in Japan

  The Sickbird Suit was made for deep pow days. It’s designed to let you get as pitted as possible without worry of snow seeping in between pant and jacket and those flakes becoming foes rather than friends. This past December, the snow in Colorado had yet to provide locals with…

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Skiing in Antarctica

Imagine a world of snow, ice, and mountains coming straight up out of the ocean. Antarctica is this place. Our good friend, Aspen local, and accomplished ski mountaineer, Bob Perlmutter takes us through his recent trip to ski this incredible landscape. – Images and word by Bob Perlmutter – I…

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Getting Inspired with Jordie Karlinski

For those who live in Aspen, it’s hard to visit a coffee shop, check local social media, or spend any amount of time on the mountain and not either run into Jordie Karlinski in person or see her likeness promoting any of the healthy and inspiring events that are constantly…

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Strafe and Polartec: A Complementary Combination.

Strafe and Polartec: A Complementary Combination   Creating performance-driven modern mountain apparel is no easy feat and when it came to finding fabrics that could match our demand for versatility and performance, Polartec answered the call. Strafe and Polartec have worked together to find innovative fabric solutions that stand up to…

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Looking back at it. Hayden Price visits Japan.

Looking back at it, Japan was a pretty surreal experience filled with consistent deep pow, friends, and a glimpse into other ways of living. Certainly felt like a big 180 into Japanese culture and the mountain experience there. I miss some, but not all of the snacks and food. I…

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evo’s 3 Favorite Products of 2018

Our gear is sold in multiple shops and online retailers around the world. We love when customers love our gear, but there’s something pretty cool when people who hang around outerwear all day, every day as part of their job, love our gear. When the folks at evo, one of…

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Aspen Highlands Bootpacking – A Veteran’s Perspective

By Ted Mahon Every November, after early season snow starts to accumulate up in the Highland Bowl, an army of volunteer bootpackers get to work. Under the supervision of the Aspen Highlands Ski Patrol, this group “packs” all of the steep terrain of the Bowl, Steeplechase and Oly Bowl. They…

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Why We Love eVent Fabric

When it comes to planning and pulling off a mountain adventure, destination, company, weather, and route are just a few components that determine the success of the mission. Gear, however, is easily one of the most important components—if not the. As passionate on- and off-piste adventurists, we at Strafe Outerwear…

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Pop-A-Squat in the New Women’s Scarlett Bib

This season’s women’s line is special for a few reasons. First, it’s the deepest and most comprehensive array of women’s products we’ve ever created. We heard what the ladies were saying and responded accordingly. Three brand new jackets and two all-new pants give the women more options than ever. Second,…

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Summer Adventuring with Photographer Devin Pool

There are many reasons to adventure. It might be the desire to elevate your heart rate and exercise. It could be the opportunity to spend time with friends. Or maybe it’s the opposite… maybe you are out there to spend some time by yourself. Or it’s the sights, vistas and…

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