Stio was founded by a true outdoorsman who valued and appreciated being in the outdoors and wanted to give the adventuring community gear and apparel that marries technical function with mountain aesthetic.
With a birthplace of Jackson, WY it’s no question that the mission and values of Stio prioritize being thoughtful stewards of the environment and the outdoors so that generations to come can enjoy the mountain lifestyle that inspires the Stio team every day. The outdoors are accessible to everyone and Stio hopes to provide the quality apparel to help everyone enjoy an adventure. As part of Stio’s values as stewards of the Earth and the outdoors they have agreed to strive towards goals of using recycled and preferred materials to create their quality clothing. Stio is also 100% Climate Neutral Certified and in 2020 they completely offset their carbon footprint and will continue to do so every year. By being stewards of the environment and putting these values as the inspiration for their work every day, it’s encouraging to their customers to follow in their footsteps as caretakers of our beautiful outdoors.
We are happy to share with you 10 of our favorite Men’s and Women’s apparel picks to keep you warm and stylish this winter! To check out more of Stio’s mountain lifestyle apparel or read more about Stio’s awesome 10-year journey check out their website here:
W’s Sweetwater Fleece Hoodie
Fleece is a staple for every mountain loving adventurer and this Sweetwater Fleece Hoodie should be added to your closet immediately. It functions to keep you warm on hikes, after skiing, or walking around town but doubles as a stylish item to elevate your mountain-chic style. Made with Recycled Lofton fleece and coming in 8 different colors, it’s sure to match your closet effortlessly.
M’s Hometown Down
The Men’s Hometown Down jacket will not let you down! Pun fully intended. The Hometown Down jacket was made to keep you warm all winter long. Made with ALLIED Feather water repellent goose down that’s a whopping 800-fill is not only lightweight but it’s incredibly warm and versatile. Following Stio’s mission of sustainable materials, the 100% Recycled HTD nylon and the HyperDRY keeps you dry and warm in the coldest of temps and most wild of blizzards. The Hometown Down comes in 6 different colors to keep you stylin’.
Kids’ Hometown Down
The Kids’ Hometown Down experience was created and inspired from Stio’s founder, Stephen Sullivan taking direct feedback from his kids. This down jacket is designed to keep every active kid warm and dry so they can keep playing all winter long. The 100% Recycled HTD nylon ripstop outer and ALLIED Feather water-repellent down will give your kids the best quality down jacket on the market. Features include a helmet compatible hood, stash pockets, and a kids’ ski pass holder. Coming in 6 bright colors so you don’t lose track of your little adventurers! Keep your kids warm and happy this winter with this down jacket!
W’s Hometown Down
To stay on theme, you might as well add the Women’s Hometown Down Jacket to your family’s collection. This way the whole family can stay dry, warm, and looking the best on any winter adventure. Winter happens everywhere, and that’s why the Hometown Down Jacket is perfect for a winter in the city or a mountain town. Packed with 800-fill goose down and water-repellent fabric this jacket promises to keep you warm no matter where you spend your winters. The thoughtful & creative touch of the Illume Cire fabric adds a sparkle to your aesthetic. Coming in gold, and other fund colors and patterns this isn’t your typical winter coat!
M’s Environ Jacket
Did your local ski area get their first snow recently? Does it have you itching for ski season? What better way to continue your excitement by getting a new ski coat. The Men’s Environ Jacket should be your go-to choice and for obvious reasons! Winner of the Skiers Choice Award, the Environ is perfect for groomers, backcountry hiking, and epic powder days. Equipped to keep you warm on windy days, and dry during blizzards, this jacket will elevate your ski season.
M’s Shot 7 Jacket
The Men’s Shot 7 Down Jacket is designed for those epic powder days – the GORE-TEX technology, waterproof, and breathable fabrics will keep you dry and warm so you can hit the deep stuff without a worry. Compliments of the high-loft 800-fill HyperDry down you’ll stay warm on the lift ride and comfortable as you make some turns in the powder. If the powder is super deep you’ll keep the snow out as this jacket is fully seam sealed and has a removable power skirt. Snow gods giving you a sunny powder day? You can keep cool with a mesh-backed pit zip. Without question you will want this jacket for the ski season!
W’s Pinion Down Pullover
The Women’s Pinion Down Pullover is designed for early winter or spring skiing. It’s essential to throw on after skiing as you walk around town. This hoodie style puff has 800-fill HyperDRY down that will keep you warm and stylish. Made from premium technical materials but not compromising on style, the hoodie is lightweight, weather resistant and water repellant. Other thoughtful features include the pass-through front pouch pocket, and the quarter-zip making it easy to throw on. This down jacket was made to keep you warm and looking good!
W’s Environ Jacket
The Women’s Environ Jacket won the Powder Magazine’s Skier’s Choice Award for 2020 – that accolade alone speaks for itself. However, the features, style, and color options for this jacket will likely be what closes the sell on why you need this jacket for the upcoming ski season! Thoughtfully constructed with premium waterproof and breathable fabrics the Environ will protect you from even the worst of elements on the mountain. Other features include pit zips for ventilation, handwarmer pockets, chest and internal stash pockets, helmet compatible hood, and a powder skirt for when you find yourself in the deep stuff. Coming 6 vibrant colors, you’re guaranteed to be a looker on the mountain in this jacket.
M’s Environ Pant
Hopefully Stio’s quality ski jackets have already proven themselves and now you need to finish your ski kit with pants that offer the same features. The Men’s Environ Pant is Stio’s signature all mountain pant that is best served for backcountry adventures or leisure resort skiing. These pants will keep your legs dry and warm with the PeakProof Dermizax 3L waterproof and breathable technology. Featuring an adjustable waist with belt loops, a boot gaiter, and outside thigh vents. Be sure to grab these to match your already stylish coat.
W’s Environ Pant
To compliment the award the Environ Jacket rightfully received, the Women’s Environ Pant was awarded the “Best All-Around Ski Pant” by Outside Magazine. These all-mountain and all-element pants coming in 6 fun colors will stylishly complete your new ski kit for the season. Featuring premium waterproof and breathable technology fabrics, internal boot gaiters, and venting pits for temp control these pants are designed for the craziest of blizzards or everyone’s favorite bluebird days. Get your pair now to match your jacket!
In closing, these 10 items were just a few of our favorites as we excitedly prepare for ski season. Stio has so much more on their site, from gear to stylish winter apparel – you’ll want to be sure to review all they have to offer.
A purchase from Stio not only well equips you for your ski season but is making a promise to advocate and support the environmental mission that Stio was founded on. Stio’s first decade should be celebrated and so should the next decade of outdoor excellence!