Now that the ski season has ended, it’s time to wash your ski gear and put it away until next winter. Technical performance apparel like ski wear, requires proper laundering to keep it performing best. Sport specific fabrics should be treated with extra care in order to help maintain their integrity and functionality.
Manufacturers formulate proprietary insulation to be very similar to the brand name products like Thinsulate™, Primaloft®, and Polartec®, without the big brand name cost. Arctica has three proprietary synthetic high performance insulations. They are called Heat 40, Heat 80 and Heat 100. Here’s a little more information about our proprietary insulation to help you decide what is best for your needs.
Performance fabrics are very technical and product information labels can be super confusing. Here’s a glossary of terms for Arctica fabrics to help you better understand our products and how they can best suit you.
Spring is here. On the best days this means sunshine, blue skies and corn snow. On the other days this could mean rain or heavy, wet snow. Be prepared for all the conditions Mother Nature could throw at you with the right gear. We’ve picked four spring skiing essentials we think no ski racer should be without.
This Valentines Day fall in love with Arctica side zip ski pants. Although originally designed for ski racers, our pants have now come to be known and loved by non-ski racers as well. What sets our pants apart from the rest?
This past week on a semi-sunny Thursday morning in Pennsylvania, the world-renowned weather forecasting groundhog, Punxsutawney Phil, did see his shadow indicating we’ve got six more weeks of winter in store. Six more weeks of winter is not disconcerting to us. Winter jackets and pants are what we do.
With so many down jackets on the market, how do you determine which is the best down jacket for ski racers to wear? Not all down jackets are created equal: Down fill power explained.
The Arctica brand was built on side zip pants for ski racers. Having a young ski racer in the family and being friends with many ski racing families, we realized the need for high quality full side zip pants in colors other than black. We also realized the need for a high quality pant at […]
Arctica offers high quality, technical performance apparel that is an exceptional value for the price. Designed with the avid skier and ski racer in mind all of our apparel features technical performance fabrics and insulation. These fabrics have been developed to offer the highest performance with the least amount of bulk and weight. They are […]
Although the Arctica Pinnacle Down Jacket is specifically designed for early morning gate training in frigid temperatures, it doesn’t look like it is. It’s as stylish as it is functional and warm. This down jacket looks at home on the ski hill, during race training or around town. Our warmest ski jacket Designed specifically for skiing on […]
No single pair of Arctica ski pants works for every skier. So Arctica offers five different styles of full side zip ski pants. Within each style of Arctica ski pants we offer several colors as well. This makes 31 different full side zip pants from Arctica. We offer: GT Stretch Side Zip Pants for Men […]
The Arctica GT jacket and pants and Targa jacket are the ultimate skiing apparel for a ski racer or someone who just prefers ski racing inspired designs.