The Backcountry Skier’s Gift Guide

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North Pole | Pixabay
North Pole | Pixabay

Winter is here and the holidays are just around the corner. Now’s the time to pick out gifts for that special skier in your life. Below we compiled a list of cool gifts that every backcountry skier will appreciate.

Everything on this list is $100+. If you’re looking for gifts in a different price range check out our other holiday gift lists for skiers:

Below you’ll find some cool gifts in our Backcountry Skier’s Gift Guide:

  • Smith Quantum Helmet – Every skier needs a helmet to keep their noggin safe. Helmets don’t last forever so upgrades are always a good idea.
  • Ski Bindings – Looking for a good touring binding? Check out the Dynafit Radical 2 Alpine Touring Bindings or Marker Kingpin Binding to help you ski uphill and downhill.
  • Lange Freeride XT 130 LV Freetour Ski Boot – Need  a good ski boot that charges at the resort, but can also help you tour to the couloir you’ve been eyeballing? It’s time to buy an AT boot.
  • Arcteryx Sabre Pants – It’s a hard to go skiing without pants. Invest in a good pair of durable pants to keep you warm and dry.
  • Patagonia Nano-Air Hooded Insulated Jacket – The layers you wear can keep you comfortable regardless of what’s going on outside. Pick up this insulated, breathable piece of gear. You might not ever take off.
  • Voile SuperCharger Skis – The award winning SuperChargers live up to their name. This ski can do it all.
  • GoPro HERO5 Black – Like POV footage? The GoPro Hero5 is the latest GoPro camera that will catch all the footage you need to impress your friends.
  • Suunto Ambit 3 Peak – It will help you Set a pace, monitor your heartrate, track your vertical, and so much more. with the Ambit 3 Peak.
  • DeLorme inReach Satellite Messenger – This one can save your life. The DeLorme inReach allows you to send text messages and email via satellite from anywhere in the world. This is a must have to keep your loved ones in the loop when you’re out on a mission.
  • BCA BC Link Radios – Stay in touch with your backcountry buddies with a reliable radio.
  • Alpine Threadworks Ski Guide Rescue Tarp – Emergency shelters and rescue sleds can save lives. Pick up one of these rescue tarps. They’re the best on the market.
  • Douchebag Ski Bag – Lightweight and low profile, the Douchebag ski bag is the best way to pack up the skis when you’re heading to AK, Japan, or Chile.
  • Mammut Pulse Barryvox Avalanche Beacon – Buy an avalanche beacon and learn how to use it before you venture out into the backcountry.
  • Thule Force Cargo Box – A good Thule box can keep your gear free of grim and chemicals from the road. Plus, it can keep the wet snow out of your vehicle. This is a good investment for anyone who skis.
  • Avalanche Airbag – Both the Black Diamond JetForce Avalanche Airbag and Arcteryx Voltair Avalanche Airbag use battery power to inflate the airbags. This means that you can safely and easily travel by airplane anywhere in the world with your avalanche airbag. This is an avalanche safety tool that has the potential to save your life.
Happy Holidays! | Pixabay
Happy Holidays! | Pixabay

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