Why We Made This
We saw a need for an abrasion-resistant mid-layer that could be worn as a durable standalone outerwear layer in mild temps yet still be layered into a system when the weather got cold. For the Traverse Zip-T, we chose a high-loft fleece for its higher warmth-to-weight ratio and its ability to wick moisture and dry quickly. The knit outer face delivers the durability needed for this to be worn consistently as an outer layer in early-to-mid-season conditions.
Adam Foss - 04.26.2019
A Tale of Two Roars
Rustic wooden gates groaned open as our Toyota HiLux rumbled through. We navigated the rutted, winding dirt road; every pothole and washboard negotiated revealing another layer of the towering Andes Mountains. A gin-clear river meandered through the valley floor. Willows on the cusp of fall color shimmered in the cool afternoon breeze. This was the start of the annual breeding season for red deer in northern Patagonia—also known as the roar.READ MORE