Winter + Spring Outside Gear Essentials

Last Updated: September 30, 2021By

CO YOGA + Life put together a roundup of the best winter and spring 2020-21 gear to get you outside!

1. Kari Traa Smekker Half-Zip

This lightweight, 100-percent Merino wool baselayer is naturally breathable and odor resistant, with flatlock seams that keep you comfortable when you’re moving. The stylish piece has a slim silhouette with a high collar and an attractive jacquard-knit pattern. $120

2. BioLite HeadLamp 750

Eight different lighting modes make this rechargeable USB headlamp versatile for every adventure. Once charged, it has power for 150 hours (low), seven hours (high) or eight hours (reserve). BioLite’s 3D SlimFit construction pairs all the headlamp’s functionality with maximum comfort. $99.95

3. Under Armour HOVR Phantom 2

Running Shoes Running is available to you right outside your door, and the new UA HOVR Phantom 2 is a versatile running shoe with dialed in cushioning, fit and feel. Training plans are also available via UA MapMyRun. $150

4. Machines for Freedom Essential Cycling Pant

Inspired by the Essential Short from Machines for Freedom, this full-length cycling legging is designed for long rides in chilly weather. The super flattering, yoga-inspired waistband stays up all day without squeezing or pinching, and mesh paneling at the back of the knee provides ventilation as well as chic style lines. $158

5. Skida Cashmere Flurries Pom

Handmade in Nepal and made of 30 percent cashmere, this patterned knit, wool-blend hat from Skida is ideal as a cozy addition to chilly winter days. $70

6. Stio Hutkeeper Flannel Shirt

Available in men’s and women’s, this piece adds an element of cozy when there’s a chill in the air. It’s got a heavy weight to it as a double-brushed 300-gram organic cotton flannel. Roll up the cuffs if you choose and the modified shirttail hem can be worn tucked in or left out. $139

7. Opinel No. 8 Stainless Steel Pocket Knife

Wherever you are and whatever you’re doing, it’s always nice to have a handy blade with you. Keep this knife in your pocket or pack for easy access on the trail or for après-ski. $17

8. Hydro Flask Timberline Collection

This limited-edition collection was inspired by the chilly seasons as a nod to cozy flannels, crisp afternoons in the woods and evenings around the fire. Choose from two bottle size options – the 2-ounce standard mouth and 32-ounce wide mouth – available in four colors: Bonfire, Snowshoe, Woodstove and Treeline. Each features a custom lid and bottle boot for extra grip. 21-ounce $42.95; 32-ounce $54.95

9. Tracksmith Off Roads Crew + Shorts

Run happy with this versatile Merino wool crew, designed for embracing cold, wet or windy weather. This new collection from Tracksmith is meant to take to the trails, and these 2-in-1 shorts feature a quick-drying UV-protective shell with a compressive short underneath. They also include an adjustable elastic belt that’s exposed at the back for tucking in an extra shirt, plus two waist pockets for fuel and side liner pockets large enough to store your phone. Crew – $138; Shorts – $98

10. Sierra Designs Flagstaff 4L Hydration Pack

At a very accessible price point, this pack includes a two-liter hydration reservoir and a lowprofile design to hold your essentials. Stash items in the external pockets for quick access, and use the main internal storage space for a smart extra layer or two. $24.99

11. Patagonia DAS Light Hoody

This core outdoor piece will be with you from the foothills to the high alpine. It’s ultra lightweight and weather resistant, and the PlumaFill synthetic insulation offers a down-like warmth when the temperature drops. $329

12. Adidas Sport Sunglasses SP0004

These lightweight adidas sport glasses are flexible and snug for a second-skin kind of feel. Adjustable nose pads mean you can find the perfect fit, and ventilation holes keep the lenses clear and fog-free. $200

13. MSR Evo Trail Snowshoe Kit

Grab this kit and head out the door to go explore snowshoe trails this winter. The Evo Trail Snowshoes are durable with steel traction for reliable grip, and the DynaLock Trail Poles have easy adjustability and comfortable grips. Bundle it all together in the storage and carrying pack, featuring a removable foam seat, internal zippered pocket, hydration compatibility and loops for pole attachments. $199.95

14. Gordini Ergo Infinium Glove

Keep your hands warm on windy winter days with this versatile glove from Gordini, featuring a back-of-hand nylon shell and a fleece palm and finger area with synthetic reinforcement. The touchscreen-capable thumb and index finger make it easy to use your phone and the stretchknit cuff means you can easily pull the glove over a smart watch. $44.99

Originally published in the Winter + Spring 2020-21 issue of CO YOGA + Life® Magazine.


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