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The Journal: GEAR TECH

PRODUCT SURVEY 2023: The results are in!

By Katherine Donnelly on

  For the third year now, we brought back our Spring product survey in 2023. It looked very similar to last year, with a good amount of crossover on the questions and topics that we asked...

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DWR 101: An Introduction to DWR + Outerwear Waterproofing

By Chris Pew on

So you want to know more about DWR, eh? Well, you've come to the right place. As designers and purveyors of technical outerwear, we consider ourselves here at TREW to be experts in the subject....

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2L vs. 3L Outerwear Explained

By Katherine Donnelly on

  The winter outerwear world is filled with tech specs, lingo, and jargon even we find to be too much sometimes. At first glance, one might just think "hey, it is just a jacket!" While...

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Waterproof Breathable Fabric Development

By Chris Pew on

Every season we re-evaluate the performance and function of our garments. We are all backcountry skiers and snowboarders; testing gear and improving the function is what we’re passionate about. This season - Fall/Winter 2019 -...

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How to Wash Your Merino Wool

By Chris Pew on

The wonderful thing about merino wool is that you don’t have to wash it often. The natural structure of merino wool fibers reduces the proliferation of odor-causing bacteria. This makes for a less stinky shirt...

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What to Wear Skiing in the Backcountry: There’s Levels to This Sh*t

By Chris Pew on

TREW Layering From the Ernest Shackleton’s of yesteryear, to the Jimmy Chins of today, mountaineers and serious outdoor adventurers have been preaching the benefits of layering. For many it can be a matter of survival....

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What is Merino Wool?

By Ashley Davidson on

TREW has been making the highest quality, most technical outerwear on the market for the past decade, and two years ago we decided we needed to get in the base layer game. As with any...

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