Everything you need to be prepared in the backcountry, stylish in town, and warm and happy at the resort.
Cloudveil Headwall jacket $250 877-255-8345; cloudveil.com
Gore Windstopper material keeps you warm; subtle Western styling says you're cool.
Ibex backcountry pants $235 800-773-9647; ibexwear.com
Breathable but weatherproof, these wool-lined softshell pants feature reinforced abrasion patches on their cuffs.
Salomon X Wave 10.0 boots $675 877-272-5666; salomonsports.com
Salomon's stiffest freeride boots are tops for on- and off-piste skiing.
Deuter Freerider backpack $89 303-652-3102; deuter.com
This 2,100-cubic-inch top-loader carries skis, a snowboard, or snowshoes; an internal shovel pocket and removable mat for sitting on snow are nice touches.
Helly Hansen Sapphire jacket $150 and Proxima pant $200 425-378-8700; hellyhansen.com
To reduce bulk, both pieces are lightly insulated in strategic spots. The jacket comes stock with a powder skirt, underarm vents, and a snap-off hood; the pants have low-profile cargo pockets.
Northwave Legend Lady boots $199 206-762-2955; northwave.com
Soft enough for the ups but supportive enough for the downs, the Legends are Northwave's com-fiest.
Bula powder hat $20 514-270-4222; bulabula.com
Merino blend, with sassy brown-velvet ribbon.
Timbuktu duffel bag $60—$100 415-252-4300; timbuk2.com
Way cooler and—thanks to heavy-duty stitching, ballistic nylon, and reinforced straps—tougher than your average duffel.