Kitted: The ultimate women’s frontside setup

Kitted: The ultimate women’s frontside setup

Ski season is in full swing and chances are you’ve realized that old gear of yours just isn’t cutting it anymore. With that in mind, we’ve put together the ultimate women’s kit for days when you’re ripping the resort top-to-bottom, first chair to last. See 10 of our favorite options, below, and get ready to get shredding.


1. Vantage Women’s Helmet — Smith


The Vantage’s use of Koroyd material helps impact absorption while simultaneously increasing airflow, keeping your noggin safe and cool. The hybrid helmet has a durable ABS plastic upper with a lightweight in-mold lower, for the best of both worlds.

[su_button url=”https://www.evo.com/helmets/smith-vantage-mips-helmet-womens.aspx” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$220 — Shop now[/su_button]

2. I/O Women’s Goggle w/Chromapop — Smith


The I/O Women’s features an intuitive lens swap system and an oversized, spherical lens for optimal field of view. Its ChromaPop lens filters light at two different wavelengths, which improves visual clarity and definition and helps to enhance natural color.

[su_button url=”https://www.evo.com/goggles/smith-io-womens.aspx” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$210 — Shop now[/su_button]

3. Silver Queen Jacket — Strafe


Designed to combat ultra-cold temperatures at the mountain, the Silver Queen has 100 grams of Polartec Alpha insulation in the body and 80 grams in the sleeves. Its Polartec NeoShell fabric is waterproof and breathable while providing four-way stretch, too.

[su_button url=”https://strafeouterwear.com/product/silver-queen-jacket-2016/” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$425 — Shop now[/su_button]

4. Cloud Nine Pant — Strafe


Strafe’s Cloud Nine pant is a two-layer garment with Polartec Neoshell fabric, which is incredibly lightweight, waterproof, breathable and boasts four-way stretch. How’s that for a knock-out combination?

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5. Women’s Multi Long-sleeved Base Layer — Peak Performance


A combination of Merino wool, polyester and elastane in this baselayer keeps it warm, breathable and stretchy to keep you comfortable through a wide variety of weather conditions and skiing situations.

[su_button url=”https://www.peakperformance.com/se/en/womens-multi-long-sleeved-base-layer-G42763069.html” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$76 — Shop now[/su_button]

6. Women’s Basis Power Dry Tight — Stio


These tights utilize Polartech Power Dry, which is a combination of wool and polyester, resulting in a warm baselayer that also wicks moisture and stretches for ease of mobility.

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7. Highlander Glove — Dakine


This fashion-forward glove features a Gore-Tex insert that’s waterproof and breathable, allowing you to rock it during snow storms and warmer days on the hill.

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8. Ranger W 98 — Fischer


A milled poplar wood core saves weight, while carbon fiber in the tops and Titanal inserts underfoot keep ‘er stiff and steady, making the Ranger W 98 both lightweight and powerful for any and all descents.

[su_button url=”https://www.fischersports.com/us_en/ranger-w-98-21615″ target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$749 — Shop now[/su_button]

9. Cochise 105 W — Technica


The Cochise 105 W is a four-buckle boot with a 99-mm last that boasts a stiff, yet forgiving 105 flex rating. It’s built with power in mind, but a pre-shaped and customizable C.A.S. liner with merino wool ensures no comfort is lost.

[su_button url=”https://www.evo.com/alpine-ski-boots/tecnica-cochise-105-w-womens.aspx” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$720 — Shop now[/su_button]

10. Griffon 13 ID — Marker


It’s the best-selling binding on the market for a reason, folks. The heel design allows for optimal elasticity and its horizontal spring in the toe piece ensures shock absorption—allowing you to torque your skis to high heaven and stomp big landings. Its 13 DIN range accommodates a wide variety of skiing styles and skier weights.

[su_button url=”https://www.evo.com/alpine-ski-bindings/marker-griffon-13-id.aspx” target=”blank” style=”flat” background=”#006699″ size=”5″ radius=”5″]$295 — Shop now[/su_button]

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