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The Best Winter Travel Gear of 2019

(Charles Dustin Sammann)
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Hunt down far-flung powder days in style and comfort

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(Courtesy Bioscarf)

Bioscarf ($39)

Tired of catching airplane bugs? The ­Bio­scarf looks like any old neck warmer, but there’s a filter hidden in the fabric that blocks germs, pollen, and air pollution.

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Gregory Praxus 65 Pack ($170)

This clever pack is padded, to safeguard electronics, and has separate compartments for clean and dirty gear. The back straps are made of comfy closed-cell foam, and the Praxus (and women’s Proxy) fits in an overhead bin. Made of 420-denier nylon, it’ll also hold up fine if you need to check it.

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Superfeet Crane Shoes ($110)

Make the Crane (or women’s Addy) part of all your travel outfits. It has a Supercork ­premium insole for support, so you can make your connecting flight without wrecking your dogs.

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(Courtesy Skyroam)

Skyroam Solis Global Wi-Fi Hotspot ($150)

Unlimited Wi-Fi is nice when you’re globetrotting. This portable hotspot has 4G LTE connectivity, and the pay-as-you-go rate is just $9 per day. Bonus: it doubles as a battery pack.

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(Courtesy Osprey)

Osprey Transporter 90 Wheeled Duffel ($270)

Don’t take just any old bag on your trip. The 90-liter Transporter is lightweight and indestructible, made of 840-denier thermoplastic-coated nylon. Oversize, grooved wheels avoid slips on snow and ice.

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Evo Roller Ski Bag ($135)

You can fit two pairs of skis and everything else you need to shred, including your boots, in the Evo Roller. And the 600-denier ripstop polyester is tough enough to keep it safe.

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(Courtesy Eagle Creek)

Eagle Creek Cargo Hauler 60 Duffel ($99)

Are you the bring-back-more-than-you-left-with type? Pack this collapsible duffel. It stores in its own zippered pouch and is reinforced with heavy-duty polyester, so it won’t burst when you stuff it full of tchotchkes.

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(Courtesy Waka Waka)

WakaWaka World Charger ($25)

Trade all your adapters and converters for this nifty unit. It works in 150 countries.

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Ecuadane Ski Blanket ($160)

Meet your adult woobie. Made from a blend of alpaca fleece and synthetic fibers by native Otavaleños in the Andes, it’s oh-so soft and perfect for snuggling.

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From Winter 2019 Buyer's Guide
Filed To: Winter Buyer's Guide
Lead Photo: Charles Dustin Sammann
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