Our 2016 Photo Annual is now available on newsstands. Throughout its pages, you’ll find a collection of the past year’s greatest snapshots of our beloved sport, its mountains and famed athletes. In addition to heaps of epic photos, we have also highlighted some of the year’s best gear in a brand-new feature we’re calling “Gear Up,” and the Photo Annual version, featuring a smattering of products from Free the Powder, Hestra and Hottronic is available below for you. Check it out now and stay tuned to freeskier.com this season for more gear than you can handle.
1. Short Cuff Glove
Free the Powder | $59.99
Free the Powder makes the most affordable premium gloves for skiing and snowboarding. Love your paws with these plush ski gloves made from chemical-free, vegetable-tanned, cowhide leather, waterproof and highly breathable four-way stretch soft shell material super-soft fleece lining, and insulated with 200 grams of Breathefil.
2. Army Leather Abisko
Hestra | $135.00
An all-new glove design from Hestra, the Abisko glove is a short-cuff model offering warmth, breathability and durability in a variety of colors. The soft wool lining will keep your hands toasty and the outseam construction design allows for increased dexterity and improved fit.
3. Snapdry Boot and Glove Dryer
Hotronic | $79.00
The Snapdry Boot & Glove Dryer quickly and quietly dries and pre-warms with gentle heat. It includes a built-in, maximum 24-hour timer and a 120V-230V switch for overseas travel. It easily packs for storage, too.
4. FootWarmer Power Plus S4
Hotronic | $249.00
Hotronic’s FootWarmer Power Plus S4 offers up to 30-percent more in heat and duration at each of the three base level settings for added comfort and warmth. A fourth “timed” setting provides additional heat when needed. It features a slim profile, rechargeable NiMH batteries designed for cold-temperature operation. It also recharges overnight with global recharger.