Outerwear

Patagonia PowSlayer Jacket and Bibs

Patagonia PowSlayer Jacket and Bibs

The updated Patagonia PowSlayer kit might be some of the best freeride-oriented outerwear for resort and backcountry use.

Ortovox SwissWool Light Tec Vest

Ortovox SwissWool Light Tec Vest

If you’re looking for an eco-friendly vest that uses wool for insulation, check out the Ortovox SwissWool Light Tec.

Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Shell

Black Diamond Dawn Patrol Shell

Black Diamond’s Dawn Patrol Shell is an impressively water-resistant and breathable soft shell that will make you second guess the need to always grab your hard shell.

Mountain Hardware Women’s Hooded Phantom Down Jacket

Mountain Hardware Women’s Hooded Phantom Down Jacket

The Mountain Hardware Phantom Hooded Down Jacket will keep you very warm in cold and damp conditions.

Black Diamond Women’s Spark Mitt

Black Diamond Women’s Spark Mitt

Black Diamond’s new Women’s Spark Mitt offers a good balance of warmth and dexterity.

Black Diamond Deployment Hoody

Black Diamond Deployment Hoody

If you’re looking for a midlayer to use as a technical piece and as a good-looking casual piece, consider the Black Diamond Deployment Hoody.

Giro Discord Helmet

Giro Discord Helmet

The Giro Discord is a new helmet this season with a clean, simple look and well-designed features.

Strafe Temerity Jacket and Pants

Strafe Temerity Jacket and Pants

Finally, there’s another more freeride-focused outerwear kit made with Polartec NeoShell: the new Temerity jacket and pants from Strafe.

Arc’teryx Lithic Comp Jacket

Arc’teryx Lithic Comp Jacket

Touring season is upon us, and Arc’teryx’s new hybrid soft shell / hard shell, the Lithic Comp, is a very impressive option.

Dakine Quinn Jacket

Dakine Quinn Jacket

The Dakine Quinn Jacket is a longer, stylish shell that is a good option for resort and backcountry skiing.

Burton [ak] 3L Freebird Jacket

Burton [ak] 3L Freebird Jacket

The 3L Freebird is the lightest shell in Burton’s [ak] line and is designed for backcountry freeriding.

Flylow Billie Coat

Flylow Billie Coat

Flylow’s new Billie Coat is the perfect blend of function and fashion if you’re looking for a more feminine, freeride-oriented hardshell.

Stio Environ Jacket

Stio Environ Jacket

The Stio Environ is a light, very comfortable shell well-suited for use in drier climates.

Outdoor Research Axiom Jacket

Outdoor Research Axiom Jacket

If you’re after a multi-season shell that’s light, packable, waterproof, and highly breathable, the Outdoor Research Axiom deserves some real consideration.

Arc’teryx Stikine Jacket

Arc’teryx Stikine Jacket

The Arc’teryx Stikine is an expedition-oriented jacket that offers the strengths of a stand-alone insulator and a hard shell in one.

Makers and Riders 3-Season Dispatch Rider Weatherproof Trouser

Makers and Riders 3-Season Dispatch Rider Weatherproof Trouser

The Makers and Riders 3-Season Dispatch Rider Weatherproof Trousers are made with Polartec NeoShell, combining technical performance with a stylish look.

TREW Chariot Bib

TREW Chariot Bib

If you’re a woman who likes wearing bibs more than ski pants, the TREW Chariot is a cool, comfortable, very durable option.

Outdoor Research Vanguard Jacket

Outdoor Research Vanguard Jacket

The Outdoor Research Vanguard is a good resort jacket for those who want the feel of a soft shell and storm protection of a hard shell.

Brooks-Range Mountaineering Mojave Down Jacket

Brooks-Range Mountaineering Mojave Down Jacket

We like everything about the Brooks-Range Mountaineering Mojave jacket; DownTek treated down insulation, a simple design, good warmth, and a fair price.

Scott LCG Goggle

Scott LCG Goggle

The competition is stiff in the world of goggles with quick-change lenses, but there’s a lot to like about the Scott LCG—including its price.