Freestyle park snowboards like this Forum Destroyer Chillydog Snowboard is packed with all the necessary ingredients to slay the biggest jumps to the most unforgiving rails.
These freestyle park snowboards are made with Forum's continuous rocker and the added boost of Pop zones just outside of your stance great for ollie-ing off of anything
The Forum Destroyer Chillydog Snowboard also features strategically placed carbon strands in the nose and tail to give you even more boost for takeoffs and flat ollies. Overall, a board for those who want to get a lot of air! You can buy this Forum Destroyer Chillydog Snowboard for a price of $440.
Alpine touring ski boots like these sweet Dynafit TLT 5 Mountain TF-X 's are agile and powerful and your best best for the steep alpine. These alpine touring ski boots feature mountain-bred details like a rockered sole for hiking and crampon compatibility for fast ski mountaineering. Dynafit TLT 5 Mountain TF-X's have a thermoformable liner that comfortably supports your foot and uses a forefoot flex zone to integrate with the TLT5's 5mm of ACTI-Flex last flexibility for less foot fatigue during marathon skin sessions. and provide a deep freeze of winter or warm spring shredding.Transition from ski to walk and tackle your next technical ascent with sure-footed speed. You can buy these Dynafit TLT 5 Mountain TF-X Alpine Touring Boots for a price of $750.
Some of the best snowboarding goggles have to be these Oakley Splice Goggles which feature distortion-free XYZ Optics with a pressure-eliminating frame design that let's you breathe and see better, and therefore more in the zone on the mountain. Until these came out , the best snowboarding goggles relied on the classic 'raccoon-eyes' frame shape that fits a range of face and nose shapes, but also creates unwanted pressure on the nose bridge, restricting breathing and causing discomfort. To eliminate this, Oakley solves this problem with a frame that arches completely over the nose, using your cheekbones for support and filling the gap with super-soft triple-density face foam. The result, in short, is a super-comfortable goggle that maintains all the amazing range of vision and clarity you expect from Oakley. You can buy these Oakley Simon Dumont Signature Splice Goggle for a price of $150.
Some of the best deep powder skis have to be these Armada ARG Skis which ARG riders prefer to ski powder with. These best deep powder skis make skiing deep snow a breeze with an aggressive EST Powder Rocker profile and a reverse sidecut of "La Gorda" that provides crazy floatation in soft conditions and an instant pivot point for unbelievable agility in tight trees and pillow zones. This fattie even smoothes out variable snow and wind-funk as easy as pie and a slight sidecut and flat camber underfoot get down the cat-track for another lap. You can buy these Armada ARG Skis for a price of $750.
Backcountry ski boots like these Tecnica The Agent 120 Ski Boots will allow you to kill it down a steep backcountry line and then stomp the bottom air without a shin-shattering bang. These backcountry ski boots feature full contact technology including shock-absorbing cushions in the tongue, rear spoiler, and sole which achieve race-level stiffness and some forgiveness for freeriders who spend just as much time gliding through the air as the untouched pow. You can buy these Tecnica The Agent 120 Ski Boots for a price of $700.
Best all-mountain snowboards like this Capita Black Snowboard of Death are a means to spread your highly contagious ill-ness down every run, jib, kicker, and tree line with the power of camber and smoothness of rocker. This 10-Year anniversary edition features the Freeride Flat Kick profile which is deadlier than ever before with a forgiving torsional flex and smoother ride from one turn to the next. You can buy this Capita Black Snowboard of Death for a price of $550.
AT Skiing Boots like these Dalbello Sports Virus Tour Ski Boots where made in cooperation with the ever-progressive eye of one of skiing's resident bad asses Glen Plake. These AT Skiing Boots feature fully redesigned molds, a two-piece tongue that lengthens the stride of the Virus Tour Ski Boot's walk mode, and the legendary Dalbello Italian fit. All these features make the mohawk-approved touring ski boot not just lighter, but more functional and tougher than last year's boots that you scored from your shop connection. You can buy these Dalbello Sports Virus Tour Ski Boots for a price of $750.
Alpine skis and bindings combos like these K2 Rictor Skis w/ Marker K2/MX 12.0 Bindings are great set ups for charging alpine terrain. These alpine skis and bindings Combos will provide top-notch performance with a dose of catch-free forgiveness, thanks to metal laminate construction and All-Terrain Rocker technology. The raised tip of the K2 Rictor Ski's makes for easy, predictable turn initiation in variable conditions, while the cambered section underfoot maintains the power and hold you want on hardpack. Plus integrated K2/Marker bindings put you closer to the edges for exceptional energy transfer. This is one set-up you will love! Buy this Rictor Ski w/ Marker K2/MX 12.0 combo for a price of $900.
Best all mountain carve skis like this Nordica HR Pro Jet Fuel Ski will make you feel like strapped to a heat-seeking missile going down the mountain. These best all mountain carve skis are capable of taking on the entire mountain thanks to a 84mm waist and dual-radius sidecut as well as groomers at insane speeds. Features include an I-Core lightweight wood core for snappy flex and longevity and in integrated binding for free flex and a smooth ride. You'll love this ski! You can buy this Nordica HR Pro Jet Fuel Ski for a price of $949.
Big mountain freeride skis like these Movement Skis Fly Swatter Skis are what you need to hit the powder with style! Movement Skis Fly Swatter Skis feature rockered tips and tails that provide all the agility you need to carve quick turns through trees and all the float to hammer your favorite stashes. The CTS sidewall design provides durability and uses a multi-angle fiberglass construction to eliminate torsional flex and maintain edge-hold. The Tri-axial stringers stretch from tip to tail to give you snappy response for quick edge-to-edge turns while ECL construction technology reduces 50% of the glue used in the ski core and uses mostly water-based adhesives for a more eco-friendly product. Buy these Movement Skis Fly Swatter Skis for a price $999.
Top of the line snowboards like this Burton Vapor Snowboard 2011 are the flagships of their brand. The Vapor Snowboard is packed with cutting-edge technology to eliminate nearly all excess weight and the 2011 version features a new shape that's slightly more twinnish for extra stability while riding switch, and it gets even lighter thanks to the new Slimrail sidewalls. The Burton Vapor also features an Alumafly core that uses aircraft-grade aluminum honeycomb for an unbelievably light core that still retains a smooth tip-to-tail flex and more. Buy this Burton Vapor Snowboard for a price of $1,199.95.
Womens waterproof ski jackets like this Peak Performance Heli Alpine Jacket are what you want to wear when getting dropped off by a chopper at the peak of the Tetons. These womens waterproof ski jackets feature Gore-Tex technology including a flexible, durable, triple layered Gore-Tex Pro Shell that keeps you comfortable, warm and dry in storms and when you are neck-deep in pow. This one is the high end of the high end and boasts features including underarm vents, front two-way zip, and articulated sleeves. Buy this Peak Performance Heli Alpine Jacket for a price of $700.
Twin tip audio helmets like this Smith Variant Brim Skullcandy Twin-Tip Audio Helmet will fight to keep your skull safe, you music groove steady, and your phone abilities at hand. These twin tip audio helmets allow for phone and audio compatibility in a reliable, hard-wired package. The Smith Variant Brim Skullcandy also includes comfort features like 22 Adjustable vents that keep your head nice and ventilated, a Hybrid SL construction that combines tough Bombshell ABS with lightweight In-Mold tech for a feathery weight and iron-clad toughness, and an AirEvac 2 ventilation system which works in parallel with Smith goggles to keep your vision clear at crucial moments. You can buy this Smith Variant Brim Skullcandy Twin-Tip Audio Helmet for a price of $189.95.
K2 Freestyle Skis 2011 like the K2 Revival model will make you stress less when competing or having fun thanks to its bi-directional taper. The K2 Revival Ski features Jib rockered technology with an elevated tip and tail which means the ski feels poppy and playful in the park and pipe and around the mountain. A triaxial braided aspen and fir core maintains flex while offering solid torsional rigidity and responsiveness and an absorb sidewall with a sandwiched urethane layer helps soften the impact of harsh landings, so you don't ski away with bruised heels. A twintech construction increases the durability of its sidewall and a flat mount allows you to use the binding of your choice. You can buy these K2 Revival Skis for a price of $499.95.
If you want to get good park snowboarding bindings this winter get a pair of these Burton Malavita EST Snowboard Bindings 2011. This is as long as you know that Burton didn't design the Malavita EST Binding for posers. The full-featured freestyle binding has a responsive rating on the stiffer side of Burton's scale and features a removable SensoryBED II gel and EVA cushioning under your heels and the balls of your feet so you can stomp big jumps without killing your feet. The cushioning is also removable if you want old-school baseless terrain-park jibbery. They come in three cool colors which each feature rad designs. You can buy these Burton Restricted Malavita EST Snowboard BIndings for a price of $289.95.