We asked manufacturers to make the case for their best low-cost, high-performance models. As you read, keep in mind that the prices listed are suggested retail prices. Shop around and you’ll likely find these skis for a couple hundred bucks less than what’s listed.
Gloves often get ignored in favor of sexier pieces of outerwear, but frozen fingers can quickly ruin pow days. Here are some choice handwarmers from lightweight spring gloves to warm-in the-depths-of-winter mitts.