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10 Cool Winter Gear Features Kids Need (Part 2)

10 Cool Winter Gear Features Kids Need (Part 2)

by Dallas Moore November 08, 2018 0 Comments

Part 2 of 2:  Here are 5 more kid-centric features in our line of gear for skiing, snowboarding, or just playing for hours in the snow. Which is your favorite?

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10 Cool Features Your Kids Winter Gear Should Have (Part 1)

10 Cool Features Your Kids Winter Gear Should Have (Part 1)

by Dallas Moore October 13, 2018 0 Comments

We design our kids' outdoor gear specifically with kids in mind. Here are 5 of the kid-centric features in our upcoming winter products for skiing, snowboarding, or just playing for hours in the snow.

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What Makes Good Waterproof / Breathable Youth Gear for Snow

What Makes Good Waterproof / Breathable Youth Gear for Snow

by Marc Dietz March 14, 2018 0 Comments

Waterproofness and breathability of kid's winter jackets, ski pants, and snowboard pants is often confusing. With this post, we hope to decipher some of the lingo, cut through the confusion, and help parents make informed purchase decisions.

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What is Seam Tape and Why is it Important for Kids Winter Gear?

What is Seam Tape and Why is it Important for Kids Winter Gear?

by Marc Dietz March 05, 2018 0 Comments

Seam taping (also called seam sealing) is the application of a strip of waterproof tape over the seams created where different panels of fabric are sewn together. Each stitch in a seam creates a small puncture that is a point of weakness for moisture to enter...

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Deciphering Waterproof and Breathability Ratings

Deciphering Waterproof and Breathability Ratings

by Dallas Moore February 28, 2018 0 Comments

Waterproofness and Breathability ratings are separate measurements but are presented together because it is the single waterproof/breathable membrane that accomplishes both. In this post, we decipher what the ratings mean and what to look for. 

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Why a DWR is Necessary But Not Sufficient for Waterproof Youth Gear

Why a DWR is Necessary But Not Sufficient for Waterproof Youth Gear

by Marc Dietz February 19, 2018 0 Comments

A DWR is a coating that is applied to the outer (face) fabric of a jacket or pant. It permeates the fabric and creates a thin layer of protection against moisture. 

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Layering System

Layering System

by Dallas Moore October 25, 2017 0 Comments

Insulated hardshell, separate layers, or "3-in-1?" This latest blog post breaks down the differences and will help you understand the SHRED DOG approach.

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Winter Gear: A Buyers Guide for Parents

Winter Gear: A Buyers Guide for Parents

by Dallas Moore September 23, 2017 0 Comments

With kids growing so fast, it’s almost time for new kids winter jackets and snow pants for many of us. To help you get the biggest bang for your buck this year, we put together this brief guide to the quality and price tradeoffs most relevant for winter jackets and snow pants.

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