After testing and reviewing over 500 new snowboarding products, we’ve narrowed it down to the cream of the crop. If you’re looking for fresh kit – be it snowboard, jacket, luggage or backcountry gear – this is where you’ll find the best of the best.
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Covering the full range of decks from entry-level fare to pro models, our in-depth reviews will help you find the right snowboard for you. There’s something to suit every riding style and budget – dive in to see what gets our seal of approval.
Boots, meet board; a solid pair of binders can make all the difference to your riding, and should last you a few years too. The tech is advancing in leaps and bounds in everything from entry systems to cushioning, so take a good look at the new releases as well as the old favourites.
Stiff or flexy? Lace or Boa? Whatever your preference, there’s something in here to suit you. Nothing is more important than getting the right pair of boots, and in 2017/18 it’s easier than ever to find just the best ones for you.
Even if you’ve got the shiniest new hardware, don’t expect to get the most out of your days on the mountain unless you’ve got your jacket and pants sussed. From head-turners to uber-tech backcountry shells, we’ve covered all bases here.
Our in-depth goggle reviews should help you find the right frames for you in 2017/18. Gloves and mitts can be just as imporant, and if you wear a lid then we’ve flagged up some that you should definitely be considering.
Action cameras, backpacks, board bags, avy gear… There’s so much to consider beyond what you ride and what you wear. We’ve taken a look at the lot, and the best of it can be found right here.
Find out which 2017-2018 snowboards met with the approval of our experienced Test Team.