2012 SKI AND SNOWBOARD GEAR
2012 was a big year for skiing and snowboarding gear, from breakthroughs in Goggle technology to innovations in ski bindings, there has never been a better time to invest in top-notch ski and snowboard gear. Here are some of the highlights in gear from 2012:
2012-2013 EDITORS' CHOICE SKIS
The editors here at OnTheSnow picked their favorite skis from the 2012 Ski Test in Aspen, and put them together to better help you make a good ski purchase. SEE THE FULL REVIEWS HERE.
SOME OF OUR FAVORITES:
MEN'S POWDER: NORDICA PATRON
WOMEN'S POWDER: BLIZZARD DAKOTA
MEN'S ALL-MOUNTAIN: BLIZZARD BONAFIDE
WOMEN'S ALL-MOUNTAIN: KASTLE FX-94
MEN'S FRONTSIDE: KASTLE LX82
WOMEN'S FRONTSIDE: ROSSIGNOL TEMPTATION 82
SKI BOOT FITTING GUIDE
We enlisted the help of Larry Houchen of Larry's Bootfitting in Boulder, Colo. to put together a guide that fully encompasses everything you need to know about ski boots. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL GUIDE.
GOPRO RELEASES NEW HD HERO 3
POV cameras have taken off in recent years, with everyone wanting to capture their day shredding the mountain. GoPro has been the leading distributor of POV cameras, and released their groundbreaking new HD Hero 3 this year. CLICK HERE FOR MORE DETAILS.
SKI AND SNOWBOARD CLOTHING BUYER'S GUIDE
OnTheSnow knows that the time will come to replace some of your outdated and tired ski and snowboard gear. So, we compiled the latest and greatest outerwear that will keep you warm and looking stylish on the slopes. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL GUIDE.
GEAR TEST: NEXT SEASON'S SALOMON GUARDIAN BINDING & ROCKER2 SKIS
Salomon made a splash this year with the release of their new Guardian 16 binding. The Alpine Touring binding performs like a standard downhill Alpine binding, is burly and tough enough to be your every day binding, and is also a high performance touring binding for backcountry skiers. CLICK HERE FOR THE FULL REVIEW.