Helly Hansen Odin Stretch Insulator Review

The Odin Stretch by Helly Hansen integrates Primaloft Gold Active insulation, an elastic but warm synthetic insulation, to improve mobility without sacrificing durability or thermal performance. This is my review: As alluded to above, the Odin Stretch is built around 80 grams of Primaloft Gold Active insulation. This synthetic insulation is compressible, warm, quick drying,…

Helly Hansen Oden Veor Jacket Review

The Oden Veor takes the traditional down jacket and pokes some holes in the design, almost literally. Implementing unique back, pit and chest vents, the Oden Veor aims to enhance heat regulation and reduce moisture build up, while still providing warmth at a light weight.

Helly Hansen Dry Performance Crew Baselayer

The secret to staying warm in the winter starts with a solid base layer. Helly Hansen has introduced the new Dry Performance Crew Base layer, using their LIFA technology to keep wearers dry, warm, and comfortable. This is my review: The Dry Performance Crew utilizes Hell’s own HH Dry tech. It’s a synthetic material woven…

Helly Hansen QD Cargo 11

Helly Hansen QD Cargo Shorts 11

When it comes to backpacking shorts, I only need a few things: Comfort, durability, and simplicity in design. The QD Cargo Shorts 11 satisfies those requirements and look great while doing it. The QD Cargo shorts come with two slim cargo pockets, two lap pockets, and a secure zippered back pocket for keeping gear organized and…

Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket

Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket Review

There once was a time when down was the only option for light weight winter insulation. This is no longer the case. High performance synthetics like Primaloft have changed the game, and even offer benefits over down fill. The Odin Insulator from Helly Hansen is tangible proof of this. The Odin Jacket outer and inner body are both…

Helly Hansen Dry Charger 12 Zip Base Layer

Staying warm is an art form when it comes to winter hiking and backpacking. Staying dry is often a huge part in that struggle. The Dry Charger from Helly Hansen is designed to keep you warm, while keeping you dry as well. About the base layer The Charger is a fully synthetic base, composed of…

Helly Hansen Odin Insulator Jacket Review

Odin, the furious one. A bold name for a bold performance jacket from Helly Hansen. Can a jacket with such an epic nomenclature live up to its name? About the Jacket The Odin is built from high quality, ultralight Pertex Quantum nylon, and filled with Primaloft insulation, a synthetic insulation. The jacket has a full…

Helly Hansen Down Insulator

Helly Hansen Verglas Down Insulator Review

The Verglas Down Insulator from Helly Hansen is a light weight, down jacket designed for staying warm in low activity times around camp, or for being out and about when the weather turns. About the Verglas The Verglas comes loaded with 700 fill down to provide loft and warmth. It’s constructed from a lightweight Pertex ripstop…