The Tecnica Cochise 130 DYN Ski Boot for men is a durable, customizable, and adjustable boot that works well for use in tough terrain. Despite being a bit heavy and having a limited ‘walk’ mode, this boot can be used in a variety of activities in tough terrain and weather conditions, showing the versatility and heavy-duty nature of this boot.
The Scarpa Freedom RS Alpine Touring Boot is a versatile, comfortable, and high-quality boot that works well in for uphilling in the resort and sidecountry adventures. Despite being expensive and heavier than other choices, its compatibility, comfort, and ease-of-use make this a good option for those who want a burly and versatile touring boot.
The POC Auric Cut Helmet is a breathable, comfortable, and high-quality option that can work well in a variety of weather conditions for all-day use. Even though there are some questions about the fit of the helmet, once you find the size that works for you, this helmet will provide ample protection, ventilation, and a snug fit that can keep your head secure for all-day use on the slopes.
The Nordica Enforcer 100 Ski is a durable, versatile, and lightweight option that works well on a variety of surfaces and snow conditions. Even though this ski does not have the most forgiving material, it is up to personal preference to determine if they like this functional, grippy, and long-lasting ski.
The Intuition Pro Tongue Liner for men is a moldable, comfortable, and aggressive option that works well for advanced skiers who want to get a high-performing and aggressive liner for their boots. Despite being a little stiff for some people, once you get used to the fit, this liner will provide a performance-oriented fit that can help you on the toughest of runs.
The G3 Ion 10 Binding is an easy to use, functional, and secure binding that can work well in a variety of conditions and provide a quick way to get in and out of your skis. With an innovative technology that is easy for both beginners and advanced skiers to use, this could be a good choice for any level of backcountry skier who wants an efficient, safety-minded, and reliable binding.
The Fischer Travers Carbon Alpine Touring Boot is a durable, protective, and adjustable boot that is made for those who do ultralight touring and mountaineering. Even though these boots are not compatible with every single crampon, this touring boot provides a secure and personalized fit at a minimal weight.
The Dragon X2 Goggles provide ample visibility, all-day comfort, and versatility to wear in many different weather situations on the slopes. Due to the ability to quickly change out your lenses in just a few seconds, this can provide either a very fast lens change, or the unfortunate loss of a lens due to the easy-to-disengage connection – it’s up to you to decide if this risk is worth the enhanced clarity, vividness and swap-out speed.
The Dragon NFX2 Goggles is a highly compatible, stylish, and efficient product that works well in many different weather conditions and many different types of faces. Despite not being the most durable compared to other options, these goggles are comfortable for long days on the mountain.
The Backcountry x G3 High Traction Splitboard Skin is an inexpensive and easy to use skin that could work well for many skiers. However, many users have noted that the glue is a huge problem with this product, failing after just a few tours and rendering the skins useless. With a product that has so many reviews about the glue issues, a lack of functionality, and signs of reduced durability, this might not be the best high traction splitboard skin available on the market today.