Gear of the Year 2018: Apparel

Forget sorting through the shop rack to find the perfect jacket and helmet. These are the goods you want for the best weather and impact protection on the market.

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Gear of the Year 2017

Top picks from testers and editors. Skis, boots, and apparel that might not change your life but will make the most of your precious slope time.

SKI Tester Mike Britt at SKI Test 2020 in Taos, NM

2021 Gear of the Year

The best new gear of the year according to SKI's editors and testers.


Gear of the Year 2018: Backcountry

Whether you're new to backcountry skiing or a seasoned veteran who hasn't used a chairlift in years, these are the best tools to get you out there.

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Gear of the Year 2018: Skis and Boots

With so many shiny new playthings arriving at your local ski shops this season, the most covetous may be hard to find. Let us help: Our editors' favorite products of 2018.

Marmot GOTY 2019

Gear of the Year 2019: Softgoods

The best of the best for this season's wearables.

Giro athlete Ryan Zetzer models the Giro Envi MIPS helmet and Contour goggle

The Best Ski Helmets and Goggles of the Year

Solar-powered goggle lenses and helmets light enough for the backcountry.


SIA Hot Gear 2017

The 2017 SIA Snow Show is full of fresh gear and tech for next season, here are a few of our favorites.

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Gear Guide 2018: Women's Shells

Lightweight and ready for action: Our preferred non-insulated kits for this ski season.