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Features & Technology

Features & Technology

Available in special sizing

Skier Critical™ seam sealing

In pieces where weight and range of motion are key, we've mapped the seals to keep skier performance as the goal while allowing freedom of movement and lightweight function.

YKK® zipper(s)

A name that is synonymous with quality and durability, which makes them perfect for your Obermeyer garment, easy to use with a gloved hand or in wind-driven icy conditions. Obermeyer has been a partner with YKK® for over 50 years. 

Water-resistant powder cuffs with gripper elastic

2-way full-length side zippers

The full-length side zippers allow for quick removal of base layers or to easily add a shell over the top without the hassle of removing boots in harsh conditions.

Full-Motion™ articulation

With Full-Motion™ articulation, garments are designed and shaped around the form of an active outdoor enthusiast to enhance comfort and performance. Obermeyer’s fit specialists work closely with designers, pattern makers, and factories to ensure each piece is shaped on a multi-dimensional pattern because we consider fit an important technical aspect of everything we make

Abrasion-resistant hems

There's always gonna be some form of impact out there on the mountain. Our abrasion-resistant hems keep your apparel protected from impact damage so you can focus on picking your lines.

Reinforced inseams

Reinforced seat

Reinforced knees


HydroBlock™ System

HydroBlock™ System

The Obermeyer HydroBlock® Series is our engineered system of waterproof breathable coatings. Waterproof breathable fabrics consist of an outer layer called the “face fabric”, usually made of nylon or polyester, and a laminated polyurethane membrane or coating, that is finished with the latest Durable Water Repellant (DWR) coating.
Modern waterproof breathable fabrics are more sophisticated than ever and most are exceptionally waterproof at any price point with recent incremental gains in breathability, redefining adventure outerwear.


Full-Motion™ Articulation

Full-Motion™ Articulation

Optimum range of motion realized

In active sports wear, fit is everything. We pattern our garments multi-dimensionally so that each piece truly fits the needs of an active lifestyle. Next-generation jackets feature rich interiors, articulated sleeves and pattern-shaped cuffs. With Full-Motion™ articulation, garments are designed and shaped around the lifestyle of an active outdoor enthusiast to enhance comfort and a wide range-of-motion.