Gear For The Trees - Ski Mag

Gear For The Trees

This gear won't turn you into a nasty tree skier overnight. But it'll help.
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Gear For The trees

LekiGriffin S Glove

Remove the straps on Leki’s Speed S
Carbon pole (not shown). Then wear Leki’s leather and neoprene Griffin S glove, which clicks into the pole and auto-releases with pressure. No straps required. [$160; leki.com]

Lowe Alpine Snow storm 20:20

This trim pack has a removable hipbelt, adjustable shoulder straps to fit a variety of torsos, and few external straps to get snagged by branches. It’ll hold everything you need for inbounds or backcountry and carries skis in multiple positions. [$180; lowealpine.com]

Leedom Wizahd

This fabric-covered hardshell helmet will resist puncturing from twigs. A removable fleece liner and earflaps let you regulate warmth, and an adjustment wheel lets you fine-tune its fit.
[$70; leedomhelmets.com]

Black DiamondTelekneesis pads

Consider wearing kneepads to protect your patellae from stray stumps, even if you’re not a telemarker. [$40; bdel.com]


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