Styles for Resort Skiers

Oct 21, 2008
Outside Magazine
Styles for Resort Skiers

   Photo: Photograph by Shana Novak

Columbia's moisture-wicking Omni-Dry Mountain Tech Thermal Base­layer. ($60;

Few's acrylic Moa Hunter Sweater, for the bold. ($54;

Aigle's lightweight Polartec recycled-fleece Walker Track Jacket. ($105;

Obermeyer's insulated Tungsten Jacket is tricked out with everything from an iPod-compatible interior pocket to a removable powder skirt. ($290;

Aigle's Oxney Pants look like wool but are actually water-resistant polyester. ($150 )

Scott's waterproof Tundra Glove has a stash pocket on the back of both, a goggle wipe on one. ($65;

At 88mm underfoot, Elan's all-mountain 888 Ski was a tester favorite last year—and remains the most versatile ski in their line. ($1,050;

Thanks to the hydrophobic foam on the frame, Adidas's ID2 Goggles retain less moisture around the lenses, so they're nearly impossible to fog up. ($150;

Oakley's 100 percent wool Deco Beanie. ($24;

Helly Hansen's Iceberg Hoodie has moisture-wicking polypropylene on the inside, merino wool on the outside. ($85;

Line Ski's Logo Pattern Hoodie is 100 percent cotton. ($75;

The ski-specific Sidewall Jacket from Patagonia has a powder skirt, tons of pockets, a helmet-compatible hood … you get the picture. ($275;

Oakley's waterproof and lightly insulated 10th Mountain Gloves are perfect for mild days. ($55;

Too blue for you?Red's Theory Helmet comes in four additional, more subdued colors.($120;

The spherical lenses on Bollé's Fathom Goggles have a scratchproof coating, and the strap hinges pivot, making for a perfect seal, even over a helmet. ($89;