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Ski and Snowboard Clothing and Equipment Gift Guide 2012

By Lawrence Davis

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Wagner Custom Skis Telluride,CO

Many beautiful wood topsheets are available

Description: Description: Avid skiers who’ve tried various designs know how they ski, how they’d like to ski and what works and doesn’t work for them. The dream gift for such a committed skier? A pair of skis designed just for him or her by Wagner Custom. Wagner Custom Skis are made from the world's finest components, one pair at a time, in an ultra-modern shop entirely powered by wind and sun. Wagner makes custom-designed skis for skiers who want to have more fun on the slopes and ski with better balance, comfort, and control. Wagner Custom partners with the skier to determine the skier’s personal needs and goals and what kind of design and materials will deliver the perfect ride. Imagine designing length, sidecut radius, waist and shovel width, flare angles and flex profile all to suit the individual skier’s own weight, strength, riding style and preferred range of snow conditions. Average production time from initial conference to delivery: 2 weeks. price for dream custom skis: $1695 a pair. Custom fit is guaranteed. You have 30 days to evaluate the skis. If you’re not satisfied, Wagner will make it right. A personalized gift card will be provided by Wagner Custom upon purchase. This allows the skier to participate in designing the custom skis of his or her dreams. Check out www.wagnerskis.com for more information on the completely custom design process and the team that makes these heralded skis. Visit the website price: $1,695.00 to $2,000.00

Price: $1,695.00 to $2,000.00 Visit the Website

Full Tilt Seth Morrison- Men’s Ski Boots

Full Tilt Seth Morrison

Description: New for 2010 at Don Thomas Sporthaus- Men's Ski Boots For the highest level of power transfer and shock absorption, Full Tilt built the Seth Morrison with a stiff - 10 flex tongue. Full Tilt also increased the shock absorption if the Active boot board to absorb the biggest airs. The Seth Morrison also features the J-Bar, which creates a powerful internal ankle hold for better support.

Price: $649.95 to $750.00 Visit the Website

Men’s Skis- Salomon X-Wing Fury

Salomon X-Wing Fury

Description: The X-Wing Fury is the flagship of the Salomon All Mountain line. It's packed with the best technologies, such as the PulsePad dampening system, for a smoother, easier to control ride and Double Monocoque construction for solid edge grip and more precise turning. All this adds up to a ski that performs well no matter what the conditions are like. 85mm of width is a perfect dimension for performing anywhere at any time on the mountain. The Fury is a perfect one-ski quiver.

Price: $629.95 to $825.00 Visit the Website

Bergans Of Norway Isogaisa Jacket

Bergans of Norway Isogaisa Jacket

Description: A lightweight, premium technical jacket made of 3-layer New Generation Dermizax®NX, a supple waterproof, windproof and high moisture wicking permeable membrane. Also features 4-way stretch material allowing freedom of movement, extended back, fixed hood customized for helmets, asymmetrical front closing, Laser cut and welded details, and Recco® reflectors. • Front pockets, chest pocket, sleeve pocket, inner pocket and goggle pocket lined with mesh for extra ventilation • Underarm Zip vents • Detachable snowskirt that can be combined with the Bergans Sirdal II and Sirdal insulated ski pants to form a whole suit • Front pockets designed to not interfere with the hip belt when carrying a rucksack • Headphone eyelets and goggles wiper • Available in men’s and women’s models • Five different colors

Price: $599.00 Visit the Website

PAW5000

PAW5000

Description: While enjoying the great outdoors, there’s one tool no adventurer should ever be without. Perfect for the grand explorer to the afternoon hiker, the Casio PAW5000-1 Pathfinder timepiece will be sure to keep the modern-day Ferdinand Magellan on track and on time. This innovative model utilizes the second hand like never before. Depending on the mode, the second hand acts as a compass needle indicating magnetic north, an altitude differential pointer or a barometric differential pointer. Featuring Multi-Band 6 Atomic Timekeeping with triple sensor, the PAW5000-1 model has a unique second hand which assists in compass readings. Equipped with Casio’s traditional Pathfinder triple sensor technology, the PAW5000-1 includes a digital compass, altimeter, barometer and thermometer, making this the all-in-one tool necessary for high energy, rugged, outdoor adventures. With a resin band, the watch provides a lightweight feel offering durability and comfort on every trip.

Price: $450.00 Visit the Website

Casio Pathfinder PAG240

Casio Pathfinder PAG240

Description: Casio’s Pathfinder line has become a trusted brand for those looking for a comfortable lightweight watch that can monitor nature’s moods. Whether individuals enjoy hiking, camping, mountain biking or hunting, Casio’s Pathfinder line has features that enhance one’s outdoor experience. Pathfinder, known for offering dependable and reliable functions, continues to make outdoor adventures seamless and enjoyable. With digital technology sure to keep enthusiasts on track, Casio combines a digital compass with a sporty duplex LCD display, responsible for delivering greater visibility when taking readings. With just a tilt of one’s wrist the Full Auto EL Backlight activates and operates by Casio’s reliable solar powered technology, allowing readings to be accomplished with ease. The directional pointers seem to float on the digital display while the rotating bezel allows for aligning with a map. The Pathfinder also boasts a handy thermometer to advise one of rapid temperature changes, an altimeter to indicate proper elevation levels which measures between-2,300 feet and 32,800

Price: $250.00 Visit the Website

Heated Softshell Jacket

Warmth without Layers Eliminate the bulk! Layering is NOT the most effective way to stay warm. Traditional outerwear attempts to trap your body heat between layers. Active heating provides the ideal solution in cold climates.

Description: The 579 Heated Softshell Jacket is made from plain-weave stretchable fabric which offers four-way stretch comfort, breathability and light wind protection. It also provides modest water repellent finish to resist moderate rain and wind. The construction makes it warm, light and ideal for all-purpose outerwear. Our +Venture Wintersports clothing features the latest in battery and heating technology to enable you to create your own personal micro-climate because nothing should come between you and your passion - not even Mother Nature.

Price: $229.00 Visit the Website

SG-43 Unisex Heated Gloves

Warming the entire length of your fingers, the heat is sent from the rechargeable lithium battery pack and can be easily adjusted on the go through a clear battery viewing window.

Description: SG-43 Unisex Heated Gloves 7.4V Heated Clothing Answering the calls of cold fingers everywhere, our SG-40 Heated Gloves keep your fingers extra warm with trusted 3M Thinsulate insulation. Warming the entire length of your fingers, the heat is sent from the rechargeable lithium battery pack and can be easily adjusted on the go through a clear battery viewing window. Our +Venture Wintersports clothing features the latest in battery and heating technology to enable you to create your own personal micro-climate because nothing should come between you and your passion - not even Mother Nature.

Price: $189.00 Visit the Website

SF-80 Boot Warmer Insole

Our insoles come with a battery boot clip for convenience. Our +Venture Wintersports clothing features the latest in battery and heating technology to enable you to create your own personal micro-climate because nothing should come between you and your p

Description: The SF-80 Heated Insoles are the perfect solution for those that get cold toes or feet. They are designed to replace your existing insole and heat up the entire top half of your foot, keeping your precious little piggies warm and comfortable while out on the slopes, waiting on the ski lift, or working outside in the cold. Our insoles come with a battery boot clip for convenience. Our +Venture Wintersports clothing features the latest in battery and heating technology to enable you to create your own personal micro-climate because nothing should come between you and your passion - not even Mother Nature.

Price: $189.00

12V Heated GlovesSG-10 Heated Glove Liner

Form fitting with palm and index finger grips, you will still have dexterity to do daily tasks while keeping your hands and fingers warm.

Description: SG-10 Heated Glove Liner 7.4V Heated Clothing Made out of a wind and water resistant poly/spandex these gloves are infused with heating elements that run the length of the fingers taking the chill off immediately. The thin profile of this glove liner makes it perfect to wear inside of your existing glove or mitten while working or playing outside on extremely cold days.

Price: $179.00 Visit the Website

REI Davos/AntiFreeze Down Jacket

REI Davos-Women's Mahogany

Description: $159 Colors: Abalone, Mahogany, Black Sizes: S - XL Cold weather is no match for the REI Davos jacket (for women) and REIs AntiFreeze jacket (for men) featuring high-loft goose down, nature's most efficient insulator. • Downproof ripstop polyester shell surrounds lightweight, toasty warm, highly compressible 700-fill down • Ripstop polyester shell fabric contains 88% recycled content • Quilted construction keeps down from shifting and allows maximum loft • Less insulation under the arms and at sides facilitates breathability • Shaped elbows • Water-resistant finish fends off light moisture • Zip-off storm hood features side and back volume adjustments that tailor the fit • Exposed center front zipper features interior stormflap which folds over zipper at neck to protect chin from abrasion • Features two hand pockets with invisible zippers and one inside security pocket with a convenient headphone portal • Includes 6.5 x 13 inch stuff sack

Price: $159.00 Visit the Website

Unisex Heated Vest

Warmth without Layers Eliminate the bulk! Layering is NOT the most effective way to stay warm. Traditional outerwear attempts to trap your body heat between layers. Active heating provides the ideal solution in cold climates.

Description: The 210 Unisex Heated Single-Zone Vest is heated clothing – simplified! It features an extra-long, single heating panel along the length of the back combined with a compact lithium battery and controller (with 4 settings!) in one! Our +Venture Wintersports clothing features the latest in battery and heating technology to enable you to create your own personal micro-climate because nothing should come between you and your passion - not even Mother Nature.

Price: $149.00 Visit the Website

Girls 2010 North Face Reversible Down MoonKitty Jacket

North Face Reversible Down MoonKitty Jacket

Description: The ID label has been attached to this Reversible Down MoonKitty quite sure where their jacket is when it is time to go. The child specific elastic cuffs help to keep out any unwanted snow from reaching the skin, allowing the time outdoors to be positive and dry. The highest quality of 550 goose-down fill is used, offering protection, performance and durability to meet the needs of active outdoor kids.

Price: $129.00 Visit the Website

Sportube Travel Cases

Sportube Series 1 Case in platinum

Description: Sportube makes extremely durable yet lightweight travel cases that can hold multiple skies, snowboards and other sports equipment. Available in black or "limited edition" platinum, the cases can be checked as baggage, or shipped via FedEx, UPS or USPS as a cheap substitute. With Sportube you can avoid your gear getting broken at the airport and having to lug too many bags around. The Sportube is available at retailers like Sports Chalet, REI and any decent ski shop or can be found at sportube.com.

Price: $120.00 to $180.00 Visit the Website

Sportube Ski/Snowboard Travel Cases

Sportube Series 3 Case in black

Description: Sportube offers superior protection when transporting adventure sports gear like skis and snowboards. The hard shell, made of blow molded high-density polyethylene, creates an extremely durable yet lightweight shield – providing years of protection for your favorite gear. The Sportube is a great investment piece if you're an avid skier/snowboarder. Think of it this way: a high-quality ski bag will cost you between $80-$240, and at some point you will have to buy a replacement. With Sportube, you can buy one case for $120-$180 and you are pretty much set for life.

Price: $120.00 to $180.00 Visit the Website

Boys 2010- 686 Manual Grid Insulated Jacket

686 Manual Grid Insulated Jacket

Description: This coat features a nicely weighted polyfill insulation to keep your guy warm on the mountain, plus the snap front storm flap closure provides extra arsenal against the elements. The Grid features youth evolution1 ½ inch sleeve extensions, so the jacket grows with the child, a 3-in-1 single-pull hood drawcord adjustment, adjustable cuffs, handwarmer pockets, and more. Wear it on or off the mountain all season long.

Price: $110.00 Visit the Website

Motorola Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios

Motorola Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios with Designer Faceplates

Description: The latest Motorola Talkabout MR350R Two-Way Radios combine functionality with style. With up to 35-mile range, NOAA weather channels, flashlight, hands-free operation and even a mini-USB charging port, they are must-have gadgets for winter skiing and outdoor adventures. Motorola MR350R two-way radios make affordable gifts for the outdoor enthusiasts on the holiday list. They are ideal for use when travelling and for outdoor sports activities like skiing, camping, hiking and even cruising as they operate when out of cell phone range. Best of all these now come in a variety of cool colors and designs with a free faceplate offer through December 31, 2010. Designs include Silver, Yellow, Blaze Orange, Pink, Green, digital camouflage silver, digital camouflage pink, Turkish Walnut Wood and American Pride. Families can pick their unique color or design and receive (2) faceplates for free in the mail. So, everyone has their own color radio for the next vacation...great way to know whose radio is whose as well as ensure everyone stays in touch and connected. MSRP: $79.99 per pair. They can be purchased at Best Buy, Home Depot and RadioShack. For holiday promotion info, visit: www.TalkaboutPromo.com. For product information: www.Motorola.com.

Price: $79.99 Visit the Website

Wool Evo Beanie With Dri-Release Lining From Chaos Thermal Regulation.

Evo Bean - Olive

Description: From Chaos Thermal Regulation, this hat was designed to meet the needs of today's active lifestyle and exercise enthusiast. This warm yet sleek hat will keep you toasty on the slopes or while on a brisk run on a chilly day - the DriRelease lining combined with the wool outer layer provides the perfect amount of warmth without the weight or itch. This hat will never feel clammy against your skin; it's ideal for layering underneath another hat or on its own. Available in black, dark grey, turquoise, and olive.

Price: $27.99 Visit the Website

Published on Mar 27, 2012

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