Summer might be right around the corner, but for the avid outdoor enthusiast, the season is but a mere formality. Spending days on end at the beach, high-tailing it in a 60 ft. yacht and bathing in the sun are the last thing you’ll find a mountain climber or wilderness adventurer thinking about. The next and best in carrying gear, functional tools to keep the climb as smooth as possible, and of course, highly durable outdoor apparel — those are the things you’ll find on the mind of amateur to expert outdoor maniacs. As crazy as you think they may be, there’s a method to their madness, and for all intents and purposes, having the right gear on hand can be the difference between life and death.
Swedish heritage brand Fjällräven has for years, provided a plethora of outdoor apparel that can get you through the densest forest, to the top of Mt. Everest. This season their introducing the High Coast Collection, a lightweight line of versatile outerwear designed for warm weather adventures. Built from the brand’s High Coast material, a new polyamide and organic cotton fabrication, the outerwear is packable, weather resistant and quick to dry. The High Coast material is treated with a fluorocarbon-free wax for water resistance and additional Greenland Wax (Fjällräven’s proprietary weather proofing agent) can be added to the pieces to enhance protection properties.
Offered in an anorak and full zip jacket silhouettes, the outerwear designs are equipped with adjustable hoods, elastic binding at the sleeve cuffs, and drawcord bottom hems to help further seal out the elements. The anorak version has a large kangaroo pocket that doubles as a pack bag, while the full zip design has a vertical chest pocket to keep essentials within reach. Offered in four colors, the High Coast Wind Anorak and High Coast Wind Jacket are available now at www.fjallraven.us and at Fjällräven retail stores throughout the U.S.
Shop The Collection Now Online: $180-$200
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