Gift Guide: Ski Bum

Gift ideas for the skiier/snowboarder in your family or friend circle. These are the best items of 2017.

Gift Guide: Ski Bum

Patagonia Refugitive Jacket


The Patagonia Refugitive Jacket is a light, super technical coat with few bells and whistles. This ski jacket straddles the line between a backcountry shell and a resort jacket.

Arc’teryx Atom LT


The Arc'teryx Atom LT is perfect mid-layer shell or jacket. The Arc'teryx Atom LT is popular so popular because it provides an excellent balance of breathability and warmth, great mobility, and a tight-fit which fits folks well.

Duckworth Vapor LS Crew


Duckworth is a small outdoors brand where all products are made using 100% Montana wool. The Vapor LS Crew is their take on long-undewear and it is as comfortable as other brands yet drys quicker. This also isn't skin-tight so you can take off your midlayer and be comfortable wearing the Duckworth Vapor LS Crew to the bars.

686 Authentic Raw


Want a pair of snow pants that won't break the bank? The 686 Authentic Raw Pants are perfect for any snowboarder/skiier on a budget. These pants won't let any snow get to your tushy, while keeping you warm on the way down the slopes

Marmot Reactor Pants


Marmot Reactor Pants are the ideal fleece pant to wear underneath your snow pants. While they aren't stretch pants, these can double as lounge pants. Making them ideal for the ski bum who wants to hit town afterwards.

Duckworth Vapor 3/4 Legging


The legging is semi-fitted, with a full inside leg gusset for maximum mobility and comfort. The Vapor legging has a brushed waistband, functional fly and is made from patented Vapor Wool blend. 100% made in the USA with Montana grown Merino wool.

Scarpa Freedom 100


The Freedom 100 is a light, versatile 3-buckle boot that can handle the rigors of daily resort abuse, while also delivering in the backcountry. A lightweight construction blending PU with carbon and an impressive ski/walk mode (27-degree range of motion) provide that uphill versatility, should you be tempted to color outside the ski area's lines.

Adidas Samba ADV Snowboard Boots


Classic adidas look pairs with a mid-range flex and heat moldable Ultralon liners make the Samba ADV Snowboard Boots a stellar choice for both park and all-mountain riders.

Smith Holt


If you're looking for an inexpensive yet quality helmet, look no further than the Smith Holt Helmet. At $70 this helmet is perfect if you’re willing to compromise a in comfort and aren’t prone to overheating.