Get Kitted Out For The Season
Snow & Rock introduce us to some of the best gear on sale this season – get some Xmas present ideas so that you and your loved ones can look seriously stylish on your 2016/17 ski holiday!
Kastle MX 84 LTD carbon - £1200
Kastle, since 1924, have aimed to create skis that perform at the highest possible level, the range is elegant whilst refusing to compromise on performance. With an 84mm waist coupled with a wider tip and tail, the MX 84 is perfectly suited for the advanced all mountain skier. With a limited edition carbon fibre finish, the MX 84 has been elevated to a new height of sophistication.
Kjus 7sphere £269 - £999
The revolutionary layering system from Kjus allows you to be prepared for any conditions the mountains could present. With a choice of midlayers, insulating and shell jackets and pants, the 7sphere system works together to keep you at the optimum temperature in even the harshest conditions.
Reusch Volcano GTX women’s glove - £180
The answer to cold hands, and the warmest glove offered by Reusch, the Volcano GTX utilises state of the art technology to lock in heat. Crafted from durable core-spun fabric encasing a merino wool and heat reflection lining this glove does away for the need for electronic heating elements and instead uses astonishing insulation to keep the chill at bay.
Amplid Milligram split board - £1500
With the title of lightest production splitboard, the Milligram makes short work of the most demanding descents. Built from a matrix of carbon and woods, the Milligram retains reactive and exciting handling, making each foot climbed worth it on the way back down. The perfect addition to any snowboarder’s quiver, the Milligram will let you tackle new terrain anywhere there is snow.
Ortovox Ascent 30 AVABAG - £575
Building on the tried and trusted Ortovox avalanche pack system, the Ascent 30 refines the technology and is perfect for long tours and day trips alike. With intelligently designed storage systems for safety equipment, clothing, food, snowboards and everything else you could need, the pack is functional and comfortable. The Ortovox airbag system can be fired multiple times and re-charged to add another level of safety to backcountry adventures.
Oakley Airbrake XL - £245
The flagship of Oakley’s range, the Airbrake XL features PRIZM lenses; tuned to the specific colour spectrum found on the mountain, you’ll see what you’ve been missing. The goggle has quickly become a firm favourite among the most demanding skiers and boarders who want the best fit and performance from their eyewear.
Dickie RC Pistenbully 600 - £65
Not just for younger skiers, the remote control piste basher is fully functional, and perfect for any age. With controllable shovel, winch and attachable groomer the Pistenbully promises hours of fun for when you can’t get to the slopes.
ReimaGo - £39.99 / £60
A fantastic collaboration between Reima and Suunto, the ReimaGo is an innovative way to motivate kids to play outside. Using Movesense technology and carefully designed clothing, the sensor tracks every step and snowball fight and feeds the information back to a special app. The ReimaGO app measures the activity of your child, moving their character through a virtual world with rewards set out along the way.
Sorel Cheyanne Lace - £110
The last word in après and resort style. Beautifully built in full grain leather and featuring a Thinsulate lining, the boot remains dry and warm no matter where the night may take you. Based on classic Canadian styling, the Cheyanne are smart enough for the evening and thanks to a handcrafted rubber shell stay waterproof and retain traction over snow and ice.
Barts Fur Cable Bandhat - £34.99
Elegantly trimmed with faux fur, this hat stays true to the Barts sartorial style. Perfect for banishing the cold on the slopes or resort, stay warm and stylish this winter.