Ul­tra Warm Cloth­ing

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• Totem Ski Shop (p 115): Com­fort­able Merino wool base lay­ers by Ibex “smell fresh af­ter an ac­tive day,” says store man­ager Vic­tor Vas­salo. • Wild Moun­tain (p 113): The North Face TKA 100 Glacier 1/4 Zip fleece mid-layer with a soft, re­laxed fit “is great for moun­tain ac­tiv­i­ties or a day in town,” says Cather­ine Au­clair of the store. • Moun­tain Air (p 113): Canada Goose down jack­ets come in many lengths. Store owner Karen Ja­cobs says, “even parkas built for -25°C aren’t bulky.” • Grav­ity Gear (p 114): Ice­breaker Merino wool toques’ thin fi­bres are warm and don’t itch. Grav­ity Gear owner Dale Diduck is “all about wool hats.” • Edge Con­trol (p 114): Seirus gloves and mitts have back-side Ne­ofleece and re­flec­tive lay­ers, and soft, wick­ing palm-side in­su­la­tion. They’re “ex­tremely warm,” says store owner Blair Tim­mins. • On-Line Sport (p 114): Many cozy Sorel boots are “also wa­ter­proof,” says On-Line Sport’s Mike Mer­ilovich. –AA

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