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(Photo: Courtesy Patagonia)

Patagonia Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Vest ($99)

Nothing feels as cozy as fleece. Patagonia’s Lightweight Synchilla Snap-T Vest is thick and soft, and it’s made using fair-trade recycled polyester.

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(Photo: Courtesy Rumpl)

Rumpl Puffy Sherpa Blanket ($189)

With velvety fleece on one side and matte nylon on the other for sit-anywhere durability, plus roll-up straps for easy transport, the Rumpl Puffy Sherpa blanket is a skier’s best friend on the tailgate.

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(Photo: Courtesy Shear Comfort)

Shear Comfort Neoprene Seat Covers (From $183)

Never fret about muddy paws or wet ski boots staining your car seats again. These seat covers, which can be installed yourself in under 30 minutes, are custom made to fit the make and model of your car. 

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(Photo: Courtesy Brynje)

Brynje Super Thermo Long Johns ($80)

Made of soft polypropylene that doesn’t absorb moisture and wicks sweat better than any material we’ve tested, Brynje Super Thermo long johns keep you warm and dry all day long.

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Head Kore 105 Skis ($875)

Head’s Kore 105 skis are the ultimate all-arounders. Built with a combination of carbon and new-school materials (superstrong graphene and energy-absorbing Koroyd), they’re floaty in light snow, powerful in chowder, and agile on mixed terrain.

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Deuter Free­rider 24 SL Pack ($140)

For the backcountry shredder, the Deuter Free­rider 24 SL pack has all the essentials: straps and pockets for holding skis, a snowboard, and ice tools, and a supportive suspension system with extra padding for a comfortable carry.

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(Photo: Courtesy Black Diamond)

Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon Skis ($880)

A balsa and flax core makes the ultralight Black Diamond Helio 105 Carbon skis ideal for backcountry touring. Pronounced rocker in the tail means better performance in powder.

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Spyder GTX ­Kaleidoscope Pants ($349)

Replace tired ski bibs with the Spyder GTX ­Kaleidoscope pants. Featuring waterproof fabric and zippers, taped seams, and low-­profile Thinsulate insulation, they offer serious protection in a slim silhouette.

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POC Auric Cut Backcountry SPIN Helmet ($220)

What better gift than safety? The POC Auric Cut Backcountry SPIN helmet has a multi-impact liner, pressure-point-free silicone padding, and a robust ABS shell.

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Filson Feather­weight Down Jacket ($285)

Traceable, ethically sourced 850-fill goose down and water-resistant fabric make the light, stylish, packable Filson Feather­weight Down jacket (women’s pictured) a wardrobe upgrade.

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From Outside Magazine, December 2018
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Lead Photo: Inga Hendrickson
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