Five Backpacking Essentials

Five Backpacking Essentials

Backpacking is a sweaty activity, especially on a hot summer day. In the evening, when it's time to slow down and set up camp, sweaty clothes can chill you to the bone. This makes for an uncomfortable, and...
Ridge Heist Featured In Outside Magazine's Do-It-All-Ski-Kit For Women

Ridge Heist Featured In Outside Magazine's Do-It-All-Ski-Kit For Women

Did you see? Ridge was featured in Outside Magazine again, this time as part of the Do-It-All-Ski-Kit For Women.   Our best-selling Women's Heist Merino Wool Hoodie made the line-up as the preferred midlayer option, alongside...
Ridge Merino Supports Breast Cancer Fund Peak Hike for Prevention

Ridge Merino Supports Breast Cancer Fund Peak Hike for Prevention

idge Merino is proud to sponsor the Breast Cancer Fund's 21st Annual Peak Hike for Prevention this Sunday, Sept. 25. Hikers will ascend Mt. Tamalpais in Northern California to raise funds to prevent breast cancer before it starts. The organization encourages...
Outside Magazine Names Ridge Best Performance Underwear for Multi-day Off-the-Grid Trips

Outside Magazine Names Ridge Best Performance Underwear for Multi-day Off-the-Grid Trips

Photo Credit: Sarah Jackson It was something we've always wondered, but never actually tested. How long could you wear your Ridge Merino underwear before it needed a wash?       In a thorough, yet somewhat unsanitary experiment,...
A Banner Summer

A Banner Summer

Photo Credit: Joshua Cripps Photography     A few summers ago, we set off on a 15-mile backcountry overnight to the remote Garnet Lake. It was a moderately tough hike with an amazing pay-off. The setting is idyllic, as are most throughout...
Merino for Mountainbiking

Merino for Mountainbiking

We put our gear to the test last weekend at the Mammoth Mountain Bike Park, where mid-summer temps can swing from chilly at the peak to toasty down below.      Off the Top was a breezy 40°...