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These brands generously hook up our ski testers with new gear to abuse during our week at Snowbird, Utah. They’ll attest. It all works.
Helly Hansen (apparel)
Buff USA (head/neck/face wear)
Dakine (packs and gloves)
SOG Specialty Knives & Tools (multitools)
POC Sports (helmets and goggles)
Fits Socks (ski socks)
Klean Kanteen (insulated bottles)
It’s a perfect low-profile daypack for resort and sidecountry riding.
A nice, cushy pro-level glove.
This jacket offers waterproof protection, light insulation, and a nifty ventilation system.
Keeps your hots, hot and your colds, cold.
This safe, stylie dome piece pairs well with this high-vis goggle.
[helmet $160, goggle from $140; pocsports.com]
This ski-adjusting, bottle-opening, tree-cutting multitool gets it done.
A light, snug, comfortable, top-of-the-line foot tube.
A featherweight, durable, smell-resistant, 100-percent Merino wool baselayer.
A no-nonsense carbon ski pole with great grip and swing weight.
Its simplicity is king. Its 100-percent Merino wool construction is queen.