Wednesday, September 23, 2009


If you look good, you feel good. If you feel good, you climb well, if you climb well, you don't fall. LOOKING GOOD IS CLIMBING SAFELY. Truth. With that said, here are a few suggestions on recent products that are sure to fit both the climbing needs, and the looking good needs.

Up first is Nike ACG's 3 layer K2 parka. Holy smokes. While Nike would not be the first brand I would look to for quality outdoor gear, this jacket is amazing looking. And undoubtedly performs well. Plus it pay homage to the 1978 ascent of the might K2.

Nicely done Nike. Points awarded. We still won't forgive you for all the bullshit you make though. Speaking of producing bullshit, my pals at OUTLIER do nothing of the sort. Which is being proven yet again by their new Canvas pant. These guys do not fuck around. They make simple, functional, classy digs. Quality build. Good materials. Great fit. No joke.

Design in any form is simple: a solution to a problem. Nike ACG and OUTLIER have nailed it here. Excellent work. Now if I could just get my hands on some disposable income.

1 comment:

  1. Boundaries are set by dictators? WTF? Dictators are awesome at solving problems such as how to make trains run on time, how to destroy freedoms, gain territory, build a cult of personality, even finance ascents of major mountains (7 Years in Tibet).

    Sweet post though, glad Nike is making something reasonable / thanks for the heads up on Outlier. When I reach my goal of being a well financed hipster urban cyclist / climber and workout in cool clothing extraordinare I will wear exclusively those pants.