Jones Snowboards are named for founder Jeremy Jones, the world’s foremost big mountain rider and star of the famed Deeper, Further, Higher film trilogy. His Mountain Surfer board however is not for first descents in Alaska; it’s for hiking up the nearest snowy hill and surfing down. Designed by renowned surf shaper Chris Christenson.
This season’s big story in snow goggles is frameless technology; a larger lens that spans the entire field of view. Electric’s EG3 is their version of this new frame style, offering an expansive wide-angle view and quick, easy lens changes.
The Prizm lens is Oakley’s latest contribution to snow goggle science that offers an enhanced, super-high contrast view in even the flattest light conditions. Available in a variety of colors, this new technology is also offered for nearly every goggle frame in the Oakley snow sports lineup.
All the major goggle brands offer frameless or rimless technology for a wider-angle view & improved peripheral vision. Smith’s I/07 goes a step further by adding a single-pivot quick release to their rimless frame and lens assembly making it easier to change lenses on the fly.
Deus Ex Machina teamed up with Swiss custom snowboard workshop The Shaper Collective to create a line of high-end custom boards featuring Deus graphics and precision, hand built Swiss construction.
Instead of buying two different gas-powered vehicles to pollute the forest air, the Mountain Horse Snow Bike kit lets you convert your dirt bike into a snowmobile, effectively giving you two vehicles in one, each perfectly suited to their respective season. It’s also much lighter than a regular snowmobile and easier to wheelie, too. via
If you live somewhere that winter stuff like snowstorms still happen, the Bikeboard will keep you in the saddle through what would normally be the off-season. It’s a small ski that mounts to your bike’s front tire allowing you to pedal through packed powder.
Leatherman’s latest stainless steel multi-tool is made with snowboarders in mind, so it has a beer opener. There are also some other tools somebody might need. And unlike your 5-oz. tube of personal lubricant, this tool is TSA compliant.
You know you should always wear your helmet when you’re skiing or snowboarding but when you’re packing for that trip, the helmet is always a pain accommodate. Carrera solves the problem with their new foldable snow helmet. It features a smooth, low-profile design that is also EN1077-B certified for impact safety.
You might want to get out there and explore the winter wilderness before the snow stops falling forever. And when you go, you could bring no better snowshoes than these. Designed and built in Norway, they feature a unibody honeycomb design and a rocker profile that makes traveling by foot in deep snow easier than ever.