SKI Magazine covers the best ski jackets, snow pants, gloves, goggles, ski helmets and more. We’ve also got intel on the best baselayers, the warmest ski socks, insulated jackets that have optimal prices for the average skier, backcountry ski touring kits, and more. In addition to highlighting new ski apparel in our annual Gear Guide, we test ski apparel exclusively for SKImag.com. Our testers don’t just look at it, they use it, abuse it, and only highlight the best performing ski apparel on the market to make your choices easier than ever. If you find it our our website, you can rest assured it’s some of the best ski apparel available.
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Arc’teryx is Redesigning Its Women’s Gear to Accommodate More Body Types
All ski jackets and pants will eventually be available in three fit choices: fitted, regular, and relaxed, and skiers can choose them based on fit and style preference.
Will Your Next Ski Jacket Be Custom Fit?
Made Apparel is on a mission to make better outerwear at competitive prices.
The Latest Synthetic Base Layers Have Surpassed the Performance of Merino Wool
Just as cozy with remarkable technology? Consider me a convert.
This Insulated Gore-Tex Ski Jacket from 686 Could Change the Way We Layer
This new ski kit debuts an innovative combination of protection and insulation and is a first for both brands.
How Flylow Comes Up With Whacky Product Names (Like the Pierogi Jacket)
We’ve always wondered how Flylow thinks up out-of-bounds names so we called up the owner and asked.
One-Piece Ski Suits Are Staging a Comeback. These Are Our Faves
After years of being relegated to retro closing day attire, the no-joke ski onesie is back.
The Best Women’s Apres-Ski Apparel of 2023
Spilled beer, freezing temperatures, and post-powder-skiing sweat were no match for these garments
The Best Women’s Ski Jackets of 2023
The year’s best women’s jackets are stylish and don’t mess around when it comes to weathering the cold
The Best Men’s Ski Pants and Bibs of 2023
From insulated pants to no-nonsense bibs, we have the rugged bottoms you’re looking for right here
The Best Women’s Ski Pants and Bibs of 2023
Our top picks feature flattering cuts, durable and weatherproof materials, and functional design choices (read, drop-seats that actually work)
The Best Men’s Ski Jackets of 2023
These jackets are designed to weather any and all days at the resort
The Best Ski Touring Jackets of 2023
We spent all winter testing 50+ outer layers in the backcountry. These ones came out on top.
The Best Men’s Apres Apparel of 2023
Nothing feels better than a bone-dry, ultra-cozy wardrobe change after a bone-chilling day on the slopes
The Best Ski Touring Pants of 2023
We had 28 testers check out 30+ pairs of bottoms for winter backcountry adventures. These ones rose above.
The Best Women’s Baselayers of 2023
We spent two months testing 46 products. These are the best.
Long Term Test: 2023 Norrøna Lyngen Gore-Tex Active Jacket
Over the course of last season, this touring shell impressed us with a combination of serious weight savings and surprising durability
The Best Men’s Baselayers of 2023
Ten testers checked out 50-plus baselayers to land on this list
Long Term Test: The Arc’teryx Rush Insulated Jacket
This lightweight, storm-resistant puffy earned an Editor’s Choice award. Here’s everything you need to know about it.
Long Term Review: Rab Mythic Ultra Jacket
We’ve never encountered a zero-degree puffy this light and packable
5 Sustainability Buzzwords Worth a Closer Look
Shopping responsibly isn’t easy. We asked an expert for help.
The Best Midlayers of 2023
We asked 58 testers to put 99 puffies through their paces. These are the best.
An Icon of American Ski Culture Is Making a Comeback
CB Sports defined skiwear and ski fun. Now the brand is back and better than ever.
Our Favorite Ski Accessories Are on Sale Right Now at REI
It’s never too early to get kitted for next winter.
Now’s The Cheapest Time To Replace Your Kid’s Outgrown Jackets and Pants
If your kid's pants were looking like high waters this spring, act soon to snag the best end-of-season deal on youth ski apparel.
Gore-Tex Pants for $130 and 15 More End-of-Season Steals
Need to replace something from your gear closet? There are some unreal end-of-season sales going on right this second.
This Innovative Adaptive-Apparel Kit Helps Sit Skiers Go Steep and Deep
Eddie Bauer’s award-winning Flyline outerwear was designed with Trevor Kennison from the ground up
The Definitive Guide to Layering for Cold-Weather Adventures
Because it’s dumb to be cold
SKI Town Steals: Where to Find Designer Deals
These stores serve up stylish ski and apres togs at a fraction of retail prices.
Can You Eat Old Baselayers? The Swedes Say Yes, Kind Of
Imagine eating a gourmet dinner made from vegetables grown in the soil of decomposed base layers.
Why You Should Wash Your Ski Jacket—and How to Do It Right
Dirt, body oils, and household detergents can inhibit both the jackets’ ability to shed water and to breathe
These New Women’s Bibs are the Little Black Dress of Ski Apparel
Made with recycled four-way stretch, a 3L softshell bodice, and breathable insulation, the Aztech Mountain bibs offer a sleek silhouette without sacrificing function
Helly Hansen Elevation Infinity 2.0 Jacket Review
This jacket stood the test of Silverton, Colo. Now that's saying something.
The Best Women’s Ski Outerwear of 2022
Step up your ski style game this season with innovative new jacket and pants tech built for long days at the resort or in the backcountry.
The Best Men’s and Women’s Midlayers of 2022
The best midlayers provide just the right amount of warmth and help regulate temperature without being too bulky. Here are SKI's top picks.
The Best Men’s Jackets and Pants of 2022
Hit the refresh button with a new kit this season. These are top choices for performance and style.
What’s Great (and What’s Less Great) about The North Face FUTURELIGHT
The North Face took a big gamble when they called it quits with Gore-Tex and released their own waterproof/breathable fabric. Does it work?
Picture’s New Freeride Shell Raises the Standard for Sustainable Performance
Made with a unique waterproof/breathable membrane and a sustainable DWR coating, the Picture Folder Jacket delivers next-level performance.
How Well Does Sugar Cane Perform as a Technical Skiing Fabric?
Make partially from processed sugar cane waste, this new freeride kit from Picture Organic Clothing doesn't melt when wet.
Stay Warm and Keep Plastics Out of the Landfill With This Innovative New Insulation
The insulation innovator's latest ThermoPlume insulation is made from 100-percent recycled post-consumer materials but works like down.
This is the Only Softshell Jacket You’ll Need for Spring Backcountry Skiing
Check out Jon Jay's author page.
The Brand that’s Leading the Sustainable Outerwear Movement Isn’t Who You Think It Is
The French company Picture Organic Clothing is leading the sustainable outerwear movement with clothes and outerwear designed for younger generations.
This Custom Outerwear Brand Wants You To Stop Settling for Ski Gear That Doesn’t Fit
The first brand in the technical outerwear space to offer custom sizing has a map for creating a more sustainable production process as well.
Can the Right Apparel Encourage More Women to Ski?
From Olympians to beginners, direct-to-consumer women’s apparel company Halfdays isn’t sacrificing accessibility, functionality, or fashion.
You Can Finally Get One of Europe’s Favorite Outerwear Brands in the U.S.
Sweet Protection debuts a small technical outerwear collection designed for high performance in the harshest conditions.
Best Winter Boots for Women
Stylish and smart footwear to keep feet warm and dry during the colder months.
We’re Obsessed with the Hestra Ergo Grip Active Glove
An all-around outdoor glove you’ll reach for all winter, from working outside to active ski tours and spring skiing missions.
2021 Gear of the Year
The best new gear of the year.
Tested in Oregon
SKI spent a week in late June putting all-weather gear to the test at Timberline and Hood River.
Born in Ski Towns, Made for Ski Bums
Locally innovated gear that keeps you out on the snow in style, while supporting the businesses that make ski towns thrive.
Trail Running Gear for the Off-Season
Ready to hit the trails this summer to keep in shape for the slopes? From shoes to recovery tools, this gear makes logging miles fun.
SKI's Father's Day Gift Guide
Treat dad to new gear and gadgets that will boost his adventures this summer.
Used and Abused: Ombraz Armless Sunglasses
The no-sidearm design has this writer giving traditional shades the side-eye.
The Best Ski Gloves and Mittens Under $100
Keep your hands warm without breaking the bank with these affordable options.
Best Ski Accessories Under $35
From head to toe, we've got you covered with the best ski accessories under thirty-five bucks.
First Look: The Arc’teryx Women’s Incendia Onesie
Arc’teryx will launch the brand’s first ski onesie in Fall 2020, and it will only be available in the women’s collection.
Style: Winter’s Wool
Mother Nature’s best performance wear is cozy, casual, and oh-so-warm from slopes to lodge.
Style: Sideline Chic
It’s World Cup season. Support the U.S. ski teams with apparel and accessories that show your true colors.
Women's Winter Leggings
Comfy thermal leggings designed to withstand the elements.
Used and Abused: Give’r Frontier Mitten
Building on the success of the Give'r four-seasons glove, the brand launches the 100-percent waterproof Frontier Mitten, built to withstand the elements.
In With the Old
How 2020 outerwear pays homage to the past by revitalizing old looks with new tech.
2020 Editors' Choice Gear
Our editors used, abused, and reviewed a lot of gear this season. Here's what stood out on a trip to Sun Valley.
The Best Accessories for Hut Trips
Headed out to do some backcountry skiing at a remote mountain cabin? Here's the gear you should pack.
Off-Hill Style for Skier Dudes
We know your new outerwear looks great when you’re skiing, but we heard you can step it up a notch everywhere else.
Skida Launches New Line Inspired by Skiing Nostalgia
Company founder Corinne Prevot finds inspiration in her late aunt’s pioneering spirit.
Style for a Good Cause
686 collaborates with nonprofit Boarding for Breast Cancer on a new Gore-Tex women's jacket that's functional, stylish, and supports a great mission.
Tested: 3 Baselayers For Ski Season
Your choice of baselayer can make or break your ski day, so choose wisely.
SKI Magazine's Gear of the Year 2020
The latest, greatest gear that's actually worth the hype.
Travel Kicks for Women
When your job is to go from resort to resort in search of fresh powder and the best terrain, ski boots aren’t your only important piece of footwear. Herein, our favorite women’s travel shoes.
Best Women's Active Sandals
Summer in the mountains calls for all-terrain sandals that will take you everywhere you want to go this summer—and you'll look good doing it.
The Duel: Men's Ski Touring Outerwear
Big-deal outerwear companies collaborate to design backcountry-oriented bibs and jackets.
Ski Gear for Kids
Don't let your children hate skiing, make sure they're in the right gear.
Snug in Sherpa: Women's Mountain Style
Cozy layers for winter days and beyond.
The North Face’s FUTURELIGHT is Changing The Game
The North Face just solved the waterproof/breathable problem.
Arm yourself with the smartest heated gear and apparel on the market. Ski longer, be happy.
Pants to Take Off-Hill
Sure, snowpants are great, but there's a time and a place for them.
Used and Abused: Eddie Bauer BC EverTherm Jacket
An insulated layer that's surprisingly good at almost everything.
Our Favorite Causal Jackets for Guys
Don't risk ruining precious Gore-Tex at the bar and wear one of these jackets after skiing instead.
Gear of the Year 2019: Softgoods
The best of the best for this season's wearables.
Editor’s Choice Gear 2019
If you're going to go to Hokkaido, or any other powdery locale, these are the tools you need this season.
Backcountry Releases Namesake Touring Collection
The specialty retailer tapped the most respected brands in the backcountry skiing biz to design their new head-to-toe touring kit.