On-mountain workers—patrollers, ski pros, lifties, and maybe even you—will be sporting snazzy new uniforms this winter. The twist? Forsaking the traditional partnership with an established outerwear brand, the Aspen Skiing Company designed and produced the clothing itself, with plenty of real-world feedback from employee testers. Mountain guests can purchase similar looks with the Ajax jacket ($725), pant ($525), and insulator ($395)—a midlayer piece that keeps your core warm while being stretchy enough for ample movement.
These pieces have “the same functionality and features as the ski instructor uniform, just a different design and color,” says product line manager Lauren Myatt, who oversaw the entire project for SkiCo. At right, we break down the jacket’s uniquely Aspen features.
The new AspenX store by the Silver Queen Gondola carries the line, along with custom-designed sweaters, hats, and home accessories.