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NW Alpine Gear Softshell Made in Oregon USA

Alpine Gear Manufactured in the USA

At NW Alpine we're proud to offer quality products that are manufactured here in Oregon. 

Limited Edition Everything

As you've probably guessed, NW Alpine is a small company. Therefore we don't necessarily have the access to capital that large companies do. Which means that we can't always get the fabrics that we...

Proto-Jacket Development

Digging the orange color on the really nice quality Schoeller Dynamic softshell fabric. 

What does it cost?

Last April the New York Times ran an interesting article about the costs of producing high end apparel called "Why does this pair of pants cost $550?".

Why Local?

While the last 30 years have brought us astounding technological advances and globalization has completely changed the way we do business, these forces have not always been positive.