Deck the halls with shred loads of snowy gifts! Put a snowflake shaped smile on the face of the skier in your life with our festive present picks.
With 50m bandwidth, group check, interface management and U-Turn alarm, the 170g Arva Evo5 has all the capacity and features recreational backcountry skiers should ever need. It attaches to a waist belt and fits easily into the pocket of your jacket or pants, or you can use a traditional chest holder if preferred.
With room for two pairs of skis and poles, this extendable double ski bag is ideal for travelling couples or individuals who want the freedom to respond to different conditions and mountain motivations. Robust and easily identifiable, this bright red bag comes with full padding for max gear protection, a water and stain resistant outer fabric and an easy-to-clean tarpaulin lining.
One goggle for all conditions – the new cylindrical Maddox features Bollé’s high-end Phantom photochromic lens technology that constantly adapts to the light so you don’t need to fiddle around with different lenses. Made of NXT material, it offers excellent clarity and high impact resistance, and Low Temperature Sensitivity (LTS) guarantees photochromic performance even on the most teeth-chattering of days.
Dakine Signature Phantom Gore-Tex Glove
When one of the greatest skiers of all time puts his name to a glove you can be assured of primo performance. Part of Eric Pollard’s EP Artist Series, the full-leather Signature Phantom is a dexterous, technical low-profile glove with heaps of tech, including Gore-Tex insert, Primaloft Gold insulation, and high pile fleece liner.
The Drysure Extreme Boot Dryer is the super posh equivalent of stuffing newspaper in your boots: no power required, no on/off switch, just stick them in your boots at the end of the day and they’ll be dry by morning. An extremely effective foot-friendly, stink-reducing, boot-drying option.
Kick back at the end of a banger day in the backcountry in this super soft chilled out cotton hoody from the snow leopard crew. With anti odor, quick dry, moisture wicking tech it’s perfect for ‘active recovery’ sessions – aka dancing on the tables at après!
Get the rest of this winter’s Fall-Line mags AND this season’s much have accessory – a groovy Gogglesoc – for just £20! That’s a bang load of skinspiration and a wickedly practical eco-friendly gadget for the same price as a bowl of soup and a hot chocolate at the Folie Douce….
Ideal for fireside chilling and après spinning, the Après Bootie lets you take the weight off your feet in mega Full Tilt style. With Intuition insole, Grip sole and DWR coating it’s basically a snow slipper on steroids. Get into them this Christmas for the ultimate in kick back-ability.
See the face you love light up with the gift of the Love Glove! These in-the-field skin savers are designed to speed up transitions in the backcountry. Simple and easy to use, they not only function like a stuff sack for your skins, they also prevent hernia-inducing attempts to rip skins apart, wick away and and keep skins glue and gunk-free.
Designed to deliver ultimate noggin protection for your mini me, the Crüe helmet is the result of a collab with Swiss brand Namuk who are infamous for producing top kit for kids. With integrated MIPS and Form Fit tech, this is one super comfortable and safety-oriented lid with an uber cool low profile skate-style design.
Hard-charging females will love these excellent, short-cuffed freeride gloves with bucket loads of warmth and dexterity. With goat leather, G-loft insulation, neoprene cuff with Velcro closure, they’re packed with high performance Hestra tech. We’re big fans of the elastic wrist leashes, which allow you to fine tune kit with your bare hands without worrying about dropping your gloves, and the name!
Designed to minimise slouching by keeping shoulders pulled back and stabilising the spine, this baselayer is ideal for anyone who struggles with bad posture. Opening up your chest more not only helps increase oxygen intake, it also reduces muscle fatigue so you can charge all day long from first lift to après.
£40 (top) £45 (pants)
Functional and fun baselayers guaranteed to make the sisterhood of shred go starry-eyed. Stretchy and close-fitting without being restrictive, these moisture-wicking, breathable and fast-drying thermals have mega on-the-mountain credentials with legit off-the-mountain style.
If you’ve booked a one-way ticket to Stomp Town this Christmas then you need the Scott Airflex Light Vest Protector in your life. Scott’s lightest vest protector with a brand new Airflex plate offers advanced temperature regulation thanks to strategically placed vents, comfort through flexibility and high impact protection with its D30® material. Wear it. Forget it. Send it.
Bring beats to your outdoor adventures with these super cool wireless earbuds. Designed to fit comfortably under helmets and beanies, the Vert comes with a large Bluetooth control dial that clips to goggle straps and packs and is easy to operate with gloves. Fave feature? The ambient background noise tech which ensures you stay connected to the mountain around you.
Ideal for low volume narrow feet, these Black Superfeet insoles help refine the fit inside your boots so that you feel stable and connected to your ski. The additional support helps prevent arch collapse which can have knock on effects elsewhere (hello knee and hip pain) and the organic odour control coating helps to keep things stink free.
Written by supremo mountain athletes Kilian Jornet, Steve House and Scott Johnston, this book will appeal to ski mountaineers, skimo athletes, trail and ultra runners. With scientifically backed and athlete-tested info, it’s packed full of info to help endurance nuts design their own training plans and achieve their goals in peak condition.
On the lookout for ski-themed stocking fillers or shreddy Secret Santa gifts? Our friends at Wipeout are offering you lovely lot 20% off ALL their cracking Christmas gifts including kids travel games, avi safety cards, funky goggle bags, and head wraps.
Discount code is FALL-LINE20 and runs till the 13th of December 2019.
Go gettem folks…