- Price: £70 / €80
Directional pow charger, or jibstick? Helmet or beanie? Earth colours or full-blown neon? Take any random sample of snowboarders, and you can expect their gear choices to cover the full spectrum. One thing, however, is all but guaranteed: the vast majority, or possibly even all of them, will be carrying a smartphone.
“It’s built to withstand everything you might encounter on the mountain, and more”
Whether it’s checking weather reports, filming a park session or arranging where to get your post-shred pint, smartphones have plenty of uses on the mountain – and given the increased probability of damage, taking steps to protect it is a wise choice.
The Lifeproof Fré iPhone 7 case is just the job for those who those who have picked up Apple’s latest handset. It’s built to withstand everything you might encounter on the mountain, and more.
As well protecting your phone from impacts – it can be dropped without damage from a height of up to 2 metres. It’ll keep the weather at bay, too; snow, rain and freezing temperatures are all taken care of. Even if you somehow drop it in water and leave it there for up to an hour, your phone will be safe and sound.