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Safe & Sound: The Unit 1 Helmet at werd.com

Safe & Sound: The Unit 1 Helmet

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

The Unit 1 System is a winter-sport helmet & headphone combo that brings solid hi-fi sounds to your days on the slopes for both music & communication. When your day is done, the headphones pop out for all your aprés activities. The helmet features an ABS hard-shell and an EPS liner to comply with ASTM 2040 and EN 1077B international safety standards. Glove-friendly buttons & 16-hour battery life seal the deal. Available for pre-order now.

Treat Your Feet To Dahu Ski Boots On & Off The Slopes at werd.com

Treat Your Feet To Dahu Ski Boots On & Off The Slopes

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Swiss ski boot maker Dahu may have just solved one of the greatest challenges in ski boot design: out-of-the-box comfort. Their boots, which feature a plastic exo-skeleton, look like nothing else on the market. Lots of material is cutaway but the boots still deliver the rigid support and close fit essential to proper function. The inner liner can also be worn on its own comfortably for aprés, as they’re waterproof and feature a rubber outsole. Available Fall 2019.

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection at werd.com

Burton Snowboards Founder Unveils Limited “Mine 77” Collection

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Jake Burton, the man behind the world’s number one snowboard brand, has created a collection of technical outerwear and accessories all of his own design. With ideas and innovations created by Jake himself, the Mine 77 collection is a range of 17 limited-edition, rider-focused products that includes outerwear, streetwear, a backpack, & more.

Smith Introduces Magnetic Quick-Change Lens in its I/O Mag Goggle at werd.com

Smith Introduces Magnetic Quick-Change Lens in its I/O Mag Goggle

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

The I/O Mag goggle from Smith Optics features a quick-change lens system that uses magnets that make on-the-fly lens changes faster and easier than ever. 8 magnetic contact points position the lens in place, and a pair of levers locks it down. Simple. The I/O Mag also features Smith ChromaPop lens technology for enhanced color and contrast in a wide variety of light conditions. Available September 2018.

Burton Step On, the Fastest, Most Convenient Snowboard Binding Available in November at werd.com

Burton Step On, the Fastest, Most Convenient Snowboard Binding Available in November

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More than a decade after first introducing a strapless binding, Burton Snowboards is bringing back a no-hassle, step-in boot-to-binding interface. This time, it’s called the Step On. The gist: no sitting or bending over to strap in, just stomp the Step On boot into the baseplate and you’re locked in & shred-ready. Available in it’s latest iteration on 11/2.

Burton x South Park Collection at werd.com

Burton x South Park Collection

Howdy ho! Vermont’s Burton Snowboards brand teamed up with South Park to create a limited-edition board and badass collection of accessories. 4 Sizes of the Twin Tip Parkitect board are on offer, each featuring original art from the series. There’s also an orange Kenny hood, Cartman & Kyle beanies, and a Stan’s fleece-lined trapper hat plus leather mitts, Mt. Hankey socks, & more.

Jones Snowboards Project X at werd.com

Jones Snowboards Project X

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Made with the most advanced materials and construction technology, Jones Snowboards’ Project X reflects the future of snowboard design. It’s an ultralight and responsive all-mountain board constructed with materials like a topsheet made of Textreme Carbon and features 3D base contours that not only make turning more fluid but also improve hydrodynamics for less friction against the snow which translates to a faster ride.

Sun Mountain Freeglider & Skiglider at werd.com

Sun Mountain Freeglider & Skiglider

Posted in Gear for Men and Men's Bags and Snow

Sun Country’s smooth-rolling travel bags make it easier to get your ski &/or snowboard gear through baggage claim and it’ll be safer in transit. The integrated retractable leg system carries 100% of the weight of the bag. The ballistic nylon bags hold 2 boards or 2 pairs of skis as well as boots, poles & other cold-weather gear.

Electric Electrolite Ski & Snowboard Goggle at werd.com

Electric Electrolite Ski & Snowboard Goggle

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

With a frame made of 100% EVA foam—think Lunarlon—and a strap made of compression-molded silicone, Electric has created the lightest ski & snowboard goggle in the world. It also costs about half the price of a premium goggle. The design of the Electrolite won the coveted Best Product Award at the 2016 ISPO Sports Tradeshow.

Burton x Danner Snowboard Boot at werd.com

Burton x Danner Snowboard Boot

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Inspired by Danner’s iconic Quarry boot, the Burton x Danner snowboard boot is a high performance, traditional lace snowboard boot rendered in genuine leather & featuring a Vibram Ecostep Rubber Outsole. For added warmth, the boot has Reflective Foil inside the liner to capture and radiate body heat.

Smith ChromaPop Goggle at werd.com

Smith ChromaPop Goggle

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Increased contrast and enhanced clarity are exactly the characteristics you want in a ski and snowboard goggle no matter what the weather is doing. And Smith Optics’ ChromaPop lens technology provides exactly that by filtering light at 2 specific wavelengths, to eliminate color confusion & provide a clearer view of what’s ahead. This technology will be available in 3 tints optimized for stormy, all-around, and bright sun conditions. Older goggles will be compatible with the lenses which will be available as a standalone option. Available this Fall.

Fimbulvetr Hikr Snowshoe at werd.com

Fimbulvetr Hikr Snowshoe

Posted in Gear for Men and Snow

Developed by ski and snowboard pros for efficient foot-powered access to the goods, Fimbulvetr stomped into the snowshoe market with a design made for serious backcountry exploration. With unibody construction using DuPont Hytrel, a lightweight, rigid but freeze-proof plastic, a solid 3-strap binding, & ice-gripping Fenris crampons, they’ll take you right where you want to go.

The Original Snurfer Snow-Surfer at werd.com

The Original Snurfer Snow-Surfer

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

Created by engineer Sherman Poppen in 1965, the original Snurfer is the “toy” that started what we know today as snowboarding. Now, in a Poppen-approved reproduction, the original Snurfer is back, complete with the grab-rope on the nose.

Burton x Neighborhood Throwback Snowboard at werd.com

Burton x Neighborhood Throwback Snowboard

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Snowboarding has finally hit middle age and what comes with that? Nostalgia products. In collaboration with technical apparel brand Neighborhood, Burton is now offering the Throwback, a bindingless snow-surfer modeled after their original 1981 Backhill board. It features plywood construction, traction padding, and a rope handle for that old school, stand-up sledding vibe.

Electric EGX Snow Goggle at werd.com

Electric EGX Snow Goggle

Posted in Snow and Sporting Gear

It snowed already at Whistler. Colorado, too. Electric’s EGX goggles will come in handy when shredding all that El Niño pow this winter. The EGX has a frameless, cylindrical design providing an ultra-widescreen field of vision and Press-Seal technology makes swapping out lenses faster & easier than ever.