Made 100 percent from recycled plastic water bottles, the Recycler features stretch fabric in the shoulder, a helmet-friendly hood, and two oversize chest pockets. [$300;]

10 Great Spring Jackets

Spring has sprung, so ditch the goose down and check out these lightweight jackets that are perfect for warm days on the mountain.

 3.  POW Royal The cozy microfleece lining in these gloves makes you feel as if you’ve stuck your hand into a koala bear, er, into the fur of a koala bear. The inner cuff blocks snow and its Velcro closure somehow (magic?) doesn’t stick to jacket cuffs.  [$70;]  

Essentials: Gloves

The season's best mittens and gloves. From leather, Gore-Tex, and goatskin, this selection will leave you anything but hypothermic and soggy handed.