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10 Ski Gear Essentials You Need This Winter

Ski Gear Essentials
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Ski gear has gone increasingly high-tech in the last few years: From jackets to boots (and everything in between), what you wear on the slopes today is dramatically improved over those old neon jumpsuits that looked hot (or so you thought) but left you freezing by midday.

Nowadays, you’ll find jackets that keep you warm in the coldest temperatures (and can send out a locator beacon in case of emergency), compressions socks designed to help you stay on the slopes longer, and much more. Here are our picks for the ski and snowboard gear that will make the biggest difference to your on-mountain comfort this year.

 

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