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Editor’s Choice: Cold Weather Gear for The Great Outdoors in 2023

Updated on April 12, 2023

The fall, winter, and early spring months bring average temperatures down and inclement weather with them. If there’s one thing everyone can agree on, it’s been warm, dry, and comfortable when the weather turns. That’s why we put together an editor’s choice list of clothing and gear for all sorts of nasty weather conditions. Whether you’re running around chasing turkeys, hitting the high mountain slopes, or heading out on your daily dose of exercise, we’ve created a great list to keep you out there and going.  

Here’s a list of our favorite cold-weather gear for your next adventure:

Darn Tough: The Last Socks You’ll Ever Need​

  • Ethically sourced merino wool​
  • Lifetime warranty​
  • Family-owned and operated in the USA​
  • Wide variety of styles, colors, and lengths​
  • Slightly higher than average prices​

Give’r Gloves: An All-Around Workhorse​

  • Excellent durability​
  • Waterproof
  • Thinsulate = warmth​
  • Style – they look great​
  • Sizing (gloves will need break-in time)​

Rossignol: Excellent Alpine Touring Gear

  • Light, comfortable, and functional​
  • Waterproof
  • Well-positioned zip vents to manage heat​
  • Sizing (runs a little large for men)​

Stio: Outdoor Apparel for Everyone​

  • Incredibly warm and comfortable​
  • Quality assurance​
  • Vibrant colors and stylish fit​
  • Price point – might be outside of the budget​

KUIU: Trusted by Hunters & Outdoorsmen​

  • Layering that compliments each other​
  • Super effective camouflage​
  • Ultralight, warm and dry​
  • Must buy online​

32 Degrees: Affordable Activewear & Baselayers​

  • Complete range of affordable products​
  • Quality materials​
  • Great price vs quality​
  • Sizing and fit can vary​

Kevin O'Shea
Kevin O'Shea

About: Kevin O'Shea is a co-founder of Seek & Score and serves as the self appointed "Editor-in-Chief". Born with a deep passion for adventure and the outdoors, Kevin has always been drawn to nature and all the adventures it has to offer. Kevin grew up surfing everyday, skateboarding when the surf was bad, and snowboarding in the winter. Currently he enjoys surfing, mountain biking, fishing, hiking, trail running, barbecuing, camping, riding motorcycles, off-roading, swimming, and cruising on his e-bikes with his kids. As his wife would put it, Kevin as too many hobbies. Experience: As an outdoor enthusiast and gear-o-holic, Kevin has always been intrigued by the latest gear and equipment on the market. His first job was working in the R&D department of Patagonia. He has a keen eye for quality and durability, and he appreciates products that are built to last. Kevin believes in the philosophy of "buy once, use forever," and he is always on the lookout for products that can withstand the test of time. Education BS degree in Economics from California Polytechnic State University San Luis Obispo, CA.

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