Enter the snowzone with goodies guaranteed to set pulses racing. Words: Carolyn Aiken
Sessions Wolverine El 79, wwwextremepie.com
The next best thing to being in X-Men is wearing a racket named after one. This snowboarding Jacket is made from performance level waterproof and breathable shell fabrics — no need for getting all sweaty on the slopes then.
Westbeach Kaslo C89. wwwextremepie.com
An affordable pant from Westbeach that features taped seams. articulated knees. a gaiter connection system. leg gaiter. side leg vents. crotch gusset and a tricot lining
Berghaus Accelerator (3) £240. Tiso or www.berg/iaus.co.ii/< This is the sort of Jacket you COuld happily spend your life hibernating in. Ideal for skiing. it is made from high—tech GOre~ Tex XCR fabric. the first durable waterproof fabric which is breathable and incorporates lycra for stretch.
Prada Gore-Tex hooded jacket (1) £390.
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If you like to pose on the slopes. this minimalist designer jacket is ideal. Made from Gore-Tex fabric with four zipped pockets and a fixed hood. this Jacket is available in the inoffensive tones of cream. powder-blue and naw. It also has an eye-catching Prada logo' — handy if you want to be spotted after an avalanche. maybe.
Billabong ladies Alaska (7) £69. wwwextremepiecom These smart. grey snowboarding pants keep yOu toasty and dry withOut causing severe damage to yOur purse. Special features include a crotch gusset. articulated knees for flexibility and a brushed tricot lining.
Ignite skull beanie (2) £74.99. wwwextremepie.com
Get ahead. get a bunnet. Keep those ears from free2ing up and snapping off With this bright red skull-and-cross-bones beanie.
Burton Republic snowboard (4) £375.
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The piece t()l‘ piste) de risistance of the snowboard world is a powerfull ally in the battle to be crowned king of the slopes. Made for speed and responsiveness.
Salomon F14 (6) £209, www.snowandrockcom
A revolutionary new snowboarding boot from Salomon that is extremely lightweight. The liner is encased in its own sheil so it cuts the length and bulk of the boot to make it generally more comfortable. There's also an Active tongue. which prevents injury lt stiffens as the force upon it increases. and stops your ankle flexrng beyond 4:3 .
Dense snowfall hooded top (8) 5‘45.
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'lis the season for cosy tops. Glasgow's finest purveyors of skate and snowboarding gear have designed this Jumper to keep you suitably snug and stylish. on and off the slopes.
FUN STUFF Redline 954 Revolution snowmobile (5) £8,000. www firebox. corn Reaching speeds of 125mph. featuring 15in front and rear suspension and a 1 tobp fuel injection engine. this snowmobile beats a sleigh any day. Anyone got eight grand to spare? Unity peg snowflake (9) £77.50. it’ll/LIV.(Ill/fl/[)Og.(f().(1k Bring the Joy of the snow to your kitchen With this delightful blue and white snowflake—(lesign tea towel.
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