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5 Ski Accessories You Probably Don’t Need, But Want

The Huffington Post recently put together an article about the most ridiculous and excessive ski accessories on the market with items like diamond encrusted skis and an uber expensive helmet with fake dreads to crazy wheeled contraptions that clip onto your skis so you don’t have to carry them.

Sleds & Snow Toys – Not Just For Kids

The first snowfall brings out the kid in all of us. Growing up in Wisconsin, sledding was as common winter activity as ice fishing and packing into the pub to root for the Packers. My aunts and uncles would get totally carried away with finding the fastest sled and they would spray Pledge on the bottom of their saucers – […]

GoPro HD Hero 960 Helmet Cam

GoPro Hero HD -rugged, shockproof, waterproof helmet cam The GoPro Hero easily mounts to your ski helmet and captures professional quality video at a not-so-professional cost. Complete with two adhesive mounts, a helmet front mount and a headlamp-style head strap, you can attach the cam any which way to your helmet. Featuring 720p and 960p HD resolutions at 30 frames […]

Smith I/OS Interchangeable Ski Goggles

Smith I/OS Interchangeable Ski Goggles – quick-release system for easy lens swapping Smith created the I/OS goggles with a quick-release lens system so switching out lenses becomes a breeze. The pre-installed Ignitor Mirror lens is great for all conditions and the included Sensor Mirror lens increases depth perception and acuity in flat light conditions. Smith also has several additional lenses […]

The Best Ski Goggles

If you’re planning on hitting the slopes this winter, investing in a good pair of ski goggles is a definite must. Ski goggles are much more than a fashion statement; goggles protect your eyes from damaging UV light, shade your eyes from the sun’s intense reflection off the snow, and keep your eyes safe from branches, twigs, and ice chunks […]

Smith Phenom Ski Goggles

Smith Phenom Ski Goggles – superior optics with a great fit Your eyes will be comfortably protected behind a pair of Smith Phenom goggles. No fogging here, Smith has certainly thought of everything to keep goggles from fogging up. The Smith spherical series lenses allows for a wider field of vision and extra volume to maximize ventilation making fogging a […]

Best Snowboard and Ski Backpacks

While having a great snowboard or ski backpack may not be a totally essential piece of ski gear (like skis, boots and poles), it can definitely be a nice piece of gear to have when you are up on the mountain. Whether you are casual ski holidayer who makes it up to the mountain a few times a year, an […]

How To Pick Snowshoes

People have been strapping snowshoes onto their feet for centuries to help them navigate across large snowy patches of ground more easily and without sinking deep into the powder with every step. Today, snowshoes are not only a practical way to hike during snowy winter months, but is also a great way to get outside and get a solid workout […]

RED Hi-Fi Womens Helmet

RED Hi-Fi Womens Helmet – ultralight women’s specific ski/snowboard helmet Designed and worn by Burton’s pro-team of women riders, the RED Hi-Fi Helmet offers reliable head protection in a women’s specific fit.  No need to worry that you will never find a helmet to fit your odd shaped head, RED’s new Air Band Fit System pumps air into a low-profile […]

Giro Seam Ski Helmet

Giro Seam Ski Helmet – great all-mountain helmet The Giro Seam Snow Helmet’s impact-absorbing polycarbonate shell will keep your head safe while bombing the trees without any excess weight.  Plenty of cool vents, well 12 to be exact, move cool air through the helmet while radiating warm air out.  You can fine-tune the amount of airflow to your comfort level […]