The Alpine Guide Sweater uses triple-ply yarn to create the warmest, most protective sweater yet. Combining the engineered comfort of lambswool knitwear and the protective qualities of waxed cotton, the Alpine Guide Sweater is an authentic ski sweater ideal for sunny mountain days and mid-layer wear occasions.
An 80% Lambswool, 20% Nylon blend provides a soft handfeel and form fitting comfort.
Triple-ply yarns and reinforced British Millerain canvas shoulder panels provide sturdy protection.
Water resistant pockets at chest and waist designed for ease of access and dry storage.
Ribbed elbow yarns engineered for flexibility and durability.
Fitted hand cuffs for additional comfort.
"Wear it around the chalet, or wear it as a mid-layer while you fly down double-blacks — it’ll look and feel great all the same" - Gear Patrol
"The Alpine Guide Sweater is built tough enough for an alpine guide to turn to, but it’s just as at home walking the cold streets of any urban metropolis" - Huckberry
Best New 2016 Men's Ski Fashion - Snow Magazine
Travel to, and within, mountain environments has offered alpinists a sense of freedom and wonder since the dawn of skiing in Norway during the late 19th century. Back then, and not too long ago, a proper ski sweater was considered standard equipment for winter adventures.
Combining the engineered comfort of lambswool knitwear and the protective qualities of waxed cotton, the Alpine Guide Sweater is a ski sweater ideal for sunny mountain days and mid-layer use.
In the 50’s, 60’s, 70’s, and 80’s knitwear offered skiers a versatile expression of performance and style born from the roots of alpine sport. Alps & Meters is once again pleased to offer mountain-ready sweaters as an homage to skiing’s truest form of outerwear.
When it came time to choose waxed canvas, the decision was clear: British Millerain, a historic UK mill that has been producing best in class fabrics for 135 years
A look back at the sweaters that have kept alpinists warm since the early days of alpine sport.