Women's Slope Styles

Oct 21, 2008
Outside Magazine
Womens Slope Styles


I/O Biocompatibles' jersey-knit Uni LS Crew is as soft as merino wool can be. $80; io-bio.com

Special Blend's insulated, waterproof Saga Jacket has a detachable hood. $180; special-blend.com

Burton's Fly Pants are insulated and waterproof. When you get too warm, crack the thigh vents. $140; burton.com

Dakine's lightweight, leather Torino Glove is perfect for warmer days. $40; dakine.com

Smith's Intrigue Helmet has faux-fur ear pads and trim and a removable, washable mesh liner. $120; smithoptics.com

The scratch- and fog-resistant lenses on Anon's Solace Goggles aren't interchangeable, but the straps are. $140; anonoptics.com

Forum's 144–154cm SuperStar Snowboard is an all-mountain ripper, with a deep, responsive sidecut and softer flex than the company's men's boards. Pair it with Forum's women-specific and quick-to-adjust VSP Bindings for the perfect do-it-all setup. $480, $200; forumsnowboards.com

Fuzzy and fitted, Kjus's slightly retro Dras Graphic Knitted Jacket is made from lamb's wool, angora, and nylon. $179; kjus.com

Merrell's Spruce Pants are slope-worthy (waterproof and breathable) and, thanks to a low-rise cut and stylish back pockets, extremely flattering. $130; merrell.com

Dakine's Knitwit Hat is mostly wool, with a fleece band. $30
Deep pockets and a front zipper that extends well past your chin ensure you'll stay extra cozy in Kjus's 550-fill Val Down Jacket. $429

VonZipper's Chakra Goggles have just enough bling to turn heads. More important, their dual-layer, spherical anti-fog­ lens presents the mountain in high-def. $115; vonzipper.com