First Look Deep Dives are exclusive, in-depth features that dive into the research, design and technologies featured in some of the most anticipated gear available for Winter 2022-23. Here, you’ll find insights from product designers and brand representatives who were along for every step of the gear development process, stunning imagery showcasing the product and professional commentary on what sets these ski, boots, accessories and more apart from the rest. Take notes—you won’t find this information anywhere else.

Grip it and rip it: K2 overhauls its Mindbender Ti Collection with Torsion Control Design

Daily driver: Rossignol’s Sender 106 Ti+ merges on-piste prowess and big-mountain line chasing

Complete control: Dynastar’s M-Free 99 offers precision handling in a familiar freeride shape

Blizzard’s Hustle collection: Downhill skis made for the uncompromising backcountry skier

Atomic revamps its Bent collection of freeride skis with all-new waist-widths and topsheet designs

Updating its ever-popular Fall Line glove, Hestra strives for versatility & sustainability

The knee brace of the future: Stoko Designs is upping the ante for wearable protection

Sweet Protection introduces the athlete-inspired Igniter helmet and Durden goggle