Our Most Focused Collection Yet

  “13 years ago we started out to make clothes we wanted to ski in, and that hasn’t changed.”   When we set out to design a new piece—a new jacket, a new pair of pants, a new glove or midlayer—it’s not just on a whim. We don’t make gear for the sake of...

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Outside Reviews Best Budget Gloves

You need a pair of gloves you can trust when it’s wet and stormy out—waterproof, durable, warm—but do you really want to spend a day’s earnings on a pair of gloves you might accidentally leave at the bar after skiing? Decades ago, we started skiing in leather work gloves from the hardware store, which...

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Why the Sinclair Flannel Should be on your Holiday List

Holiday shopping is hard. And finding the right gift for skiers is even harder—what gear do they need? What do they already have? What will they like? Thank goodness the resilient testers over at the Gear Institute did some of the homework for us. Their holiday gift guide includes everything for the mountain-loving person...

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Westward, Episode 2: Keri Bascetta

Westward Episode 2 – The Photographer from Flylow Gear on Vimeo. In this episode of Westward, a Flylow video series produced by KGB Productions, we get to know Denver resident and Vermont transplant Keri Bascetta, who now works as the director of photography for Ski Magazine. Bascetta started as the assistant photo editor at...

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How Gary Fondl Skied 550,582 vertical feet in a season

Meet Gary Fondl, a Frisco, Colorado, skier who set out last winter to log 500,000 vertical feet of human-powered backcountry skiing—that’s like climbing Everest 41 times. Here’s how he did it. How many days a year do you get out skiing? I live in Frisco at 9,100 feet in the mountains of Colorado, so...

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RIP, General’s Down

We sometimes get letters sent to the Flylow warehouse in Denver that are just too good not to share. This is one of those moments. This well-loved, well-traveled, and yes, totally destroyed General’s Down Jacket—see photo—was recently returned to us with the note below. It’s from a snowboarder from Avon, Colorado, who took his...

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OG Pom, Puma Jacket featured in Outside Buyer’s Guide

Outside Magazine recently released their annual Winter Buyer’s Guide, a collection of the best new gear out this winter. We drooled over the flashy new skis and boots, but we were also honored to find a few Flylow goods in the mix. Exhibit A: Check out the OG Pom featured on the magazine’s table...

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Westward: Mike Waesche

Westward Season 3. . . King of the Underground from Flylow Gear on Vimeo. Mike Waesche started pressing skis in his garage when he was 22 years old. He had no plans for his hobby to ever become a full-fledged business. “It was never meant to be a business,” he says. “We call it...

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No Better Place

As skiers, we live for powder days. We dream about those 21-inch mornings, we fervently refresh the weather forecast, and we endure electricity-crushing storms just to be there on the other side, when the sky miraculously dawns blue. On those glorious days when everything lines up perfectly, the whole thing feels unreal. But, let’s...

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Dan Abrams on Hard Work, Perseverance and a Goal of No Missed Powder Days

Flylow co-founder Dan Abrams spoke to Lisa Gerber, owner of Big Leap Creative who also hosts a podcast called Gear Show, about starting Flylow, flying first class (once), and why running your own company means you never miss a powder day. “Success to me is being able to own my time. Being able to...

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