Traditionally consisting of one downhill and two slalom runs, the Alpine Combined event was designed to combine the very best of sheer speed and technical prowess. Inspired by the fusion of these racing specialities, Alps & Meters’ Alpine Combined Knit presents its own unique combination of elements aimed at delivering alpine sport excellence by fusing attributes of classic knitwear with modern down-fill technology.
800 power down-fill provides on-mountain warmth and comfort
Water repellent body fabric offers shield from snow and precipitation
Knitted sleeves and ribbed elbow yarns engineered for flexibility and durability
Traditional shawl collar design for enhanced wind protection
Water resistant pockets at waist designed for ease of access and dry storage
"The fabrics are all-natural and hard wearing, and the cut is Saville Row." - Men's Journal
The first alpine combined competition was conducted on the fledgling World Cup circuit in 1932 and represented the first and only ski racing event at the IV Winter Olympics in 1936. Traditionally consisting of one run of downhill and two runs of slalom, the tandem disciplines were designed to combine the very best of speed and technical prowess. The Alpine Combined Knit is inspired by the fusion of these racing specialities.
Featuring water repellency on both the down body and the lambswool knit, the Alpine Combined Knit can be easily worn as a sweater or a lighter-weight outerwear garment.
A combination of skiing’s romantic past and contemporary present, the Alpine Combined Knit fuses elements of classic knitwear and modern down-fill technology to deliver a unique combination of Forged Performance attributes providing first class ergonomic protection.
Nicknamed the "Blitz aus Kitz" for his lightening-fast style, Sailer remains the most stylish gent to have ever graced the slopes.
Statues in both St. Anton am Arlberg and North Conway, NH immortalize Johann "Hannes" Schneider, a legendary ski instructor and member of the US Ski Hall of Fame. The two ski towns share an unlikely bond thanks to Hannes.