If heading out means heading uphill then you already know about Dynafit. If you are new to the alpine touring or trail running market, then you should make yourself familiar with Dynafit's line of outerwear and equipment designed to make going up as fun as coming down. They pioneered the alpine touring binding market with their ingenious tech fitting design that allowed for a ultra light, ultra efficient ascents and stable, well controlled downhills. They also transferred this engineering into their line of alpine touring boots which continue to facilitate that uphill performance from the uber athlete to the recreational skier. Dynafit also has crafted a collection of ski apparel that suits the needs of this type of skiing with jackets and pants that breath for your more aerobic activities but still shield you from the elements when its time to head down.