Tech

For the Hard-Charging Stoke Seeker

Gear to get after it, on the water or the snow.    Photo: Red Paddle Co. Red Paddle Co. Explorer+ Board Guaranteed Pleaser Red Paddle Co. uses hard plastic rail reinforcements to make the stiffest inflatable stand-up paddle-boards on the market. Case in point, the 13'2" Explorer+ board is sturdy enough to carry plenty of drybags for an overnight. Price $1,649 Buy Now   Photo: Rossignol Rossignol X-ium WC Skate Boots The anatomically shaped carbon Rossignol X-ium WC Skate boots will have you World Cup ready, or at the very least give you an advantage over the guys in your local race.  Price $520 Buy Now   Photo: Eddie Bauer Eddie Bauer

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For the Puffy Lover

When warmth is at a premium, nothing beats the feeling of being swaddled in lofty insulation.    Photo: Penfield Penfield Pelam Jacket What do they say about retro? It never goes out of style. That's certainly the case with the Pelam. The large baffles and muted colors are very early seventies, and the leather accents protect against rubbing shoulder straps. Price $305 Buy Now   Photo: Montbell Montbell Superior Down Pants Okay, down pants may not be stylish, but after a cold winter surf session or day on the slopes, they’re hard to beat. These from Montbell are compressible enough to keep in a winter camping pack,

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For the Well-Outfitted Urban Explorer

  Photo: Noble Denim Noble Denim Truman Jeans  Guaranteed Pleaser These Noble Denim Truman jeans are the product of a collaboration between Ohio-based Noble and merino-focused Vermont clothing company Ibex. They prove that combining cotton and wool makes for a light—and handsome—alternative to traditional pants. Price $300 Buy Now   Photo: Nau Nau Altiplano Alpaca Pullover A funnel neck boosts the insulating power of Nau’s Altiplano Alpaca pullover. Something else to warm you: it’s knit from wool that’s sustainably sourced from the eponymous animal. Price $225 Buy Now   Photo: Rapha Rapha Leather Town Gloves Nothing spoils a winter bike commute like cold hands. Rapha’s Leather Town gloves—made of sheepskin and equipped with marksman-grade palms—block

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