ThirtyTwo’s claim to fame are their snowboards boots and for all the right reasons. They’re known for being lightweight, well-fitting, and packed with progressive tech features. ThirtyTwo’s lineup of technical outerwear is no exception. With team riders like Joe Sexton, Scott Stevens, Jake Kuzyk and Chris Bradshaw testing the line, you know this gear can take a beating.
STAY WILD with K2 Snowboarding and Airblaster this season with this year’s Happy Hour. The K2 Happy Hour is a 100% FLATLINE twin board that is reshaped with K2’s new “Tweakend” technology. K2 just extended their Baseline Rocker all the way out to the absolute end of the board to create more rideable surface in the tip and tail of the board, giving the rider a more stable platform to press, butter, float, and stomp landings with. Add in K2’s “Ollie” bar and carbon web laminates the Happy Hour gets all the pop and snap needed to stab and grab down the entire mountain. Shop all 2013 K2 Snowboards.
Armada Skis built its brand from pure freeride roots and year after year they’re the first company park rats look to for inspiration. Their team features some of the biggest names in freeride skiing like JP Auclair, Jacob Wester, Phil Casabon, and Tanner Hall. With this much knowledge and experience stacked on one team, you know their skis are designed to get the job done. Stop by the Ski Shop to complete your setup!
Pipe purists will feel right at home with the Armada Pipe Cleaner Ski which was designed specifically for taking on icy pipe walls. This full camber, twin tip ski comes complete with a comp base for speed and an oversized, heat-treated edge for durability.
If you’re into the urban scene and rails are your jam, the Armada T-Hall Ski is stiff and cambered underfoot with a softer carbon-kevlar strung tip and tail to give you the pop you need for slaying urban features.
Whether your playground is East or West coast based, when the soft and white piles up, the last thing you want is the be stuck on sinking skinny skis. The Armada JJ Ski is the answer to your prayers with a 115mm waist and 136 and 133mm contact points in the tip and tail respectively. This ski is incredibly maneuverable in hardpack and rough snow conditions thanks to its Freeride Rocker Profile, so East coasters should give this ski a second look. Get Stoked! Winter is upon us, don’t be unprepared. That’s just dumb.
The forecast is showing that there is some white precipitation heading toward the East Coast. In case you forgot what you need to make the best of a powder day, shop our guide to keep you getting freshies all day long.
The Salomon BBR is a ski like no other ski ever made. An oversized, surfboard like tip and rocker shape enable the ski to float in powder and adapt to uneven terrain smoothly and predictably. BBR’s narrow waist and pintail, its short radius and short effective edge on-piste provide great grip and playfulness on harder snow. What Salomon calls the “V” shape, is literally 2 skis in one. The new V-shape is characterized by a surf board shaped tip , a narrow waist and a pin tail. The overall result is versatile performance that must be experienced to be believed. Shop the Salomon BBR
The weather can’t make up it’s mind, so why should you have to? Pick up a piece that can be worn multiple ways & ta-da! you’re prepared for anything. Foursquare Outerwear goes by the slogan “Everything has a purpose,” making them a go-to brand for functional design, construction & materials.
The 2012 Women’s Easel Jacket is a 10.000MM/10,000G, hooded style that comes with a removable tech flannel liner. The outer shell is a 2L Microshield dobby weave fabric with taffeta lining & fully taped seams- great to wear by itself on wet, blustery days. The plaid tech flannel acts as a discrete, insulating layer on the hill and has moisture wicking abilities too. When worn alone, it makes a soft & cozy apres-ready top.
The Men’s 2012 Frame Custom Fleece is a functional full-zip hoodie that gives you that layered look without the bulk. The nylon fabric has a 600MM coating for additional waterproofing while the 300gm brushed fleece keeps you nice & warm. Undo the covered zips at each shoulder to remove the sleeves & layer as much or as little as you want. Great on mellow days spent hiking the park AND on every other day, makes an undeniably good-looking hoodie.
With a name like “Alcatraz”, you know this jacket is tough. The Analog Alcatraz Jacket features a poly/nylon workwear material that boast 15,000MM waterproofing and 10,000G breathability. The brushed flannel yarn dye plaid lining will keep you cozy on those extra crisp days. This jacket also has a tailored fit and added length to hide shanks and to keep snow out. The Alcatraz Jacket will get the job done, whether on the hill or in the streets.
Check out the Analog Alcatraz Jacket
So far January’s looking pretty busy on the East Coast; there’s the Trans Am stop at Creek, Nike’s Chosen Tour at Camelback, Big Boulder’s Boxes for Days, the X-Games Qualifier jam at Hunter, Eastern Snowboard League’s 1st stop at Holiday Valley & the Dew Tour at Killington – all coming up in the next 3 weeks. If you still haven’t decided on a deck for this season, now’s the time to do it! We’ve got tons of great park boards for you to choose from -whether you plan on competing or being an eyewitness to the action. Shop ‘em all or check out some of our park-ready picks below:
From left to right: Ladies’ Boards: Roxy Ollie Pop C2 BTX, Capita Saturnia. Mens’ Boards: Salomon Salomander, Rome Artifact Rocker, Lobster Park Board – Halldor’s Version, K2 Parkstar, Capita Indoor Survival FK.
SABRE goggles are taking names and kicking ass. SABRE provides affordable, lifestyle inspired, fashion forward products to the vagabond surfers, the hardcore skaters/snowboarders, the garage punks, the post fashion fashionistas, the carefree artists and all the other style warriors on the search for something different. Check out SABRE’s collection of goggles and sunglasses to keep your retinas safe on the hill. Shop SABRE.
Don’t be fooled by its small stature & non-confrontational topsheet: the new Burton Super Hero packs a serious punch beneath that Triax fiberglass disguise!
This Early Release deck has a Flat Top profile & features Burton‘s Nug Raduction, enabling riders to size 4- 5cm down from their usual board length. Add Squeezebox technology, Infinite Ride durability and a lightweight Super Fly Core & you’ll outsmart any obstacle! Vicious terrain, mischievous rails and evil lift lines don’t stand a chance –for the Burton Super Hero, it’s just another day on the mountain.