The 2018 Do-Everything Ski Kit for Men

The gear you need to shred all winter long

Everything a gentleman needs for a day on the slopes. (Dustin Sammann)

Leki Aergonlite 2 V Poles ($130)

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Catch your basket on a branch and the releasable strap will pop free before your shoulder does.

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Marker 3D+MAP Goggles and Ampire MAP Helmet ($225 and $159)

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(Courtesy Marker)

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(Courtesy Ampire)

Marker’s MAP technology stands for “multi-impact adaptive polymer” and provides extra cushion. Pair the oversize 3D+ goggles with the Ampire helmet for a seamless fit.

GOGGLES HELMET 


Outdoor Research Uberlayer Hoodie ($315)

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(Courtesy Outdoor Research)

Everybody makes an insulated hoodie; Outdoor Research does it better. Credit the Polartec Alpha insulation, which breathes so well that you sweat less and avoid ending up clammy and cold.

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Dalbello Lupo ­Factory Boots ($1,100)

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(Courtesy Dalbello)

Should you opt to forgo the lift line, the Lupo’s upper cuff unlocks to provide 67-degree range of motion. Buckled, it has racelike 130 stiffness.

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Osprey Kamber ABS Compatible 22+10 Pack ($210)

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(Courtesy Osprey)

Skiing in-bounds but need a pack to haul water, layers, food, and skis up to those uncrowded slopes? Look no further.

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Strafe Nomad Bibs and Jacket ($425 and $525)

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(Courtesy Strafe)

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(Courtesy Strafe)

The Nomad jacket—with eVent fabric and pit vents—and convertible bib-pants will have you ripping while everyone else is holed up in the lodge.

JACKET BIBS


Hestra Army Leather Patrol Gloves ($130)

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(Courtesy Hestra)

Comfy goatskin palms and water-resistant stretchy backs. Need we say more?

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Nordica Enforcer Pro Skis ($750)

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(Courtesy Nordica)

At 115 millimeters underfoot, the 191-centimeter Enforcer Pro is a true athlete’s ski. For the heavier set, it’s much more playful than it looks. And for everyone else there’s the Enforcer 110, which comes in a range of sizes and rips pow, too.

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Marker Kingpin 13 Bindings ($649)

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(Courtesy Marker)

Offering superior downhill performance without a major weight penalty, this setup is for those spending as much time in-bounds as out.

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From Outside Magazine, January/February 2018
Filed To: Goggles / Skis / Bibs / Boots / Gloves / Insulated / Pants / Technology
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