gear guide

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST BACKCOUNTRY OUTERWEAR

Explore beyond the ropes in this technical, lightweight, breathable backcountry kit

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST AVALANCHE AIRBAGS

The latest tech and best airbags for 2020

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST SKI GOGGLES

See more and be even more brilliant this winter

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST SPLITBOARD SWAG

Indulge your split personality in the backcountry this winter

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST BASELAYERS

Get your first layer right to stay cozy and cool this

2020 GEAR GUIDE – BEST SKI GLOVES

Get those digits dialled for a chilly winter

Best Men’s Touring Ski 2017/18: Rossignol Seek 7

The Seek 7 brings all the fun of Rossignol’s Soul 7

Best Men’s Touring Ski (Fast and Light) 2017/18: Black Diamond Helio 95

The Black Diamond Helio 95 is a mountain goat of a

Best Men’s Freeride Ski (Powder Surfing) 2017/18: Blizzard Spur

Every powder day is a good day, but the new Blizzard

Best Men’s Freeride (Big Mountain) Ski 2017/18: Faction Prime 4.0

Faction’s zero compromise approach to the Prime 4.0 has lead to

Best Men’s All Mountain (Mostly On Piste) Ski 2017/18: Salomon XDR 80 Ti

Salomon’s new XDR 80 Ti is an incredibly versatile all mountain

Best Women’s All Mountain (Mostly On Piste) 2017/18: Dynastar W88

Dynastar go back to their roots with the W88, a women’s

Pete Speight’s winning ski gear tips

What to consider when buying new kit, packing and the essentials

The 2016/17 Ski and Boot Guide – November 2017

Our mega gear guide, containing this year's 105 best skis and

5 of the best Avalanche Packs

Spend a lot of time skiing off-piste? Then a good avalanche