Snowboard Buyer’s Guide
Ready to update your ski or snowboard gear? Late winter is prime time to buy. Why? Sales! Find great deals on current season gear from our favorite makers. If you’re shopping for new ski boots, check out our story to get the proper fit before you buy.
By Jenny Willden
Protecting your head matters, and this helmet’s bells and whistles make it worth the cost. Constructed with strong, but lightweight, Aerocore technology, you can add-on MIPS liner for extra impact protection.
Swap your lenses with the press of a button. Opt for SnowTuned™ lenses for better views in changing light, incredible anti-fog coating, and perfect color filtration. $179
Embrace the weather in this three-layer, stay-dry shell with chest vents for dumping heat, built-in pow skirt, and an interior goggle lens pocket. $450
Corduroy is back, and now it’s coming to the mountains. The Switch features a more tailored fit, Primaloft insulation, and mechanical venting to keep you cool when working hard. $225
Offering excellent cold weather protection, these Utah-made mitts are PrimaLoft® Gold insulated on front and back with durable, waterproof leather palms. $90
Combining the power of a hard shell and puffy, this jacket is for cold, wet weather. Insulated with VerticalX™, a synthetic that’s breathable and warm when you’re sweating. For men and women. $350
Insulated for cold lift rides and frigid conditions, these pants stay warm when wet and feature 20K waterproof, breathable fabrication and an eco-friendly DWR that outperforms traditional solutions. $299
Cut to fit without digging in, these heavyweight, 100% Merino layers keep you cozy while wicking sweat away and are surprisingly breathable. Top $125, Bottom $110
Go from mountain to town in this sneaker boot made with environmentally prefered leather, insulated with charcoal bamboo, and waterproofed with PFC-free repellant. $130
Improve your control in fresh boots designed with superior heel hold and improved flex. New PopCush footbeds support your arches while Vans’ signature Waffle Outsoles provide traction on slippery terrain. Breathable valves keep your toes dry—preventing frozen feet. $360
Nitro’s award-winning, swallowtail Squash floats in deep pow, charges through chop, powers across flats, and carves like a dream thanks to its stable camber design.