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Expert Picks for the Holidays

Brent Mcelhaney

Assistant Bicycle and Ski Buyer, White Pine Touring

Atomic Shift MNC 13 Binding


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“This is the binding that’s received all the buzz the last few seasons. It utilizes a smooth-touring tech toe during the ascent and transforms into a true downhill/DIN binding when it's time to ski..."

Fischer Hannibal 96 Carbon Ski


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“The Hannibal 96 is a great quiver-of-one ski for the backcountry enthusiast. It's light enough for all day tours, but still stable enough to handle just about anything you throw at it...”

Scarpa Maestrale XT Boot


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“There’s no need to compromise with the new Maestrale XT. Powerful during the descent and efficient on the uphill, the newest version of Scarpa’s popular Maestrale features a stiff-flexing...”

Pomoca Climb Pro S Glide R2C 140mm


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“These skins are my go-to choice for light and fast backcountry tours. They deliver the ideal balance between grip and glide thanks to a 70% mohair, 30% nylon blend, and they shed snow and moisture...”

Gayle Sherry

Office Manager & Softgoods Buyer, Jans

Obermeyer Furry Fleece Top - Teen Girls’


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“There’s a reason we sell out of these each year! The name of this top perfectly describes the cozy material it’s made from, and it makes a great layering piece for skiing or a comfortable...”

Helly Hansen Powder Beanie - Women's


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“These beanies are cute enough to justify owning more than just one! They have fun prints and a removable pom to match almost any occasion. They’ve become my favorite winter hats!”

Dale of Norway Lillehammer Sweater - Women's


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“The weight of this sweater is absolutely perfect—not too heavy, but still warm and comfortable. The beautiful turquoise color complements many women...”

Hydro Flask Wide Mouth Insulated Coffee Flask with Flip Lid - 16 oz


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“These make the perfect gift for the holidays. You don't need to know what size to buy, and they keep beverages hot for a long period of time—they're especially...”

Karl 'Jake' Jacobson

Buyer, Alpine Skiing

K2 Mindbender 99Ti Ski


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“Frontside, backside, on-piste, off-piste, I’ve taken this ski everywhere and it really does it all. The K2 Mindbender 99Ti is a true go-anywhere, do-anything ski—regardless of conditions.”

Stockli Laser AR Ski


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“Smooth, predictable, and a TON of edge hold for the frontside, this ski is a blast! The new Laser AR has all the carving capabilities of the Laser race family of skis, but is now offered with an 83 mm waist...”

Fischer RC One 86 GT Ski


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“The RC One 86 GT is the most versatile frontside ski I've seen in a long time, and it’s one of the best-built skis from Fischer. In fact, it’s Ski Magazine’s Best in Test for Winter 19/20, and it's the winner of...”

Kastle DX85 Ski


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“If you’re looking for an all-mountain ski that’s forgiving, but still has that rock-solid feel of a Kastle, this is the ski for you. Thanks to its lighter weight, you can ski it all day without getting too tired!”

Kevin Holliday

Bike and Nordic Buyer

Rossignol R-Skin Evolution IFP/Control Slip On


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“I really like that this ski keeps me exploring throughout the winter. The no-prep mohair zone is grippy and gets me where I want to go, and the added width helps keep...”

Rossignol X-10 Skate Boot


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“What a difference a boot like this can make! I feel fast and powerful while wearing these, and if a boot could just look fast, it would be the X-10s. On a side note, my feet get cold easily and the X-10...”

Rossignol Race Pro Skate Binding


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“The Rossignol Race Pro skate binding is the perfect mix of affordability and performance. The tool-free adjustments are easy to make, and I constantly change the position of the binding based on snow...”

Rossignol Nordic Thermal Belt


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“This is a piece of gear I thought I didn’t need until I got one. The Rossignol Thermal belt is the perfect size for my ‘on the trail’ essentials, and it acts like my fanny pack does during mountain bike...”

Carolyn Holliday

Softgoods Buyer, Jans & White Pine Touring

Obermeyer Snoverall Pant - Girls'


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“The best part of these pants is they're easy to get in and out of, so my daughter doesn't have to spend most of recess getting ready to go play in the snow! She wears a small and still has plenty..."

Obermeyer Ultra Gear Zip Top - Kids'


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“My daughter’s Ultra fleece is a few years old now and shows no signs of wearing out. It’s no secret that Obermeyer makes some of the best kids' ski gear, but the best part is you don’t have to save it...”

Salomon Speedcross 5 GTX Shoe - Women’s


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“I was happy as a clam on my first snowy trail run of the season with these shoes. This fall has been wet and snowy, so it's been great having waterproof trail...”