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Snow+Rock's Top Gear for 2024

13 December 2023

We've collaborated with our partners and the experts at Snow+Rock to bring you their top value picks for getting the most out of your gear this ski season. Explore trusted brands and high-performance gear that will enhance your time on the slopes year after year.

Men's Jackets:

Kjus All-Timer Jacket

Inspired by an original KJUS jacket design, this modern twist on the classic is softer and stretchier than ever before. Featuring four-way stretch graphene lining for thermoregulation matched with patented AC Vent technology. 3D mesh inserts in the shoulders make carrying skis a whole lot more comfortable and a neck gaiter storage pocket is integrated into hood. Hit the mountain in this modern callback to a popular classic style.

Spyder Epiphany Jacket

A brand-new addition to the Spyder line this year, the Epiphany Jacket epitomizes Spyder's classic identity. From the classic colour blocking to the word mark across the centre back, the Epiphany delivers top-tier Spyder performance to keep you moving flexibly on the hill, and warm enough to stay out there all day.

Picture Track Jacket

Made with a sustainable bio-sourced polyester face fabric from repurposed sugarcane waste, it features a 20K/20K membrane for unmatched waterproof breathability. That’s reinforced with a PFC-free durable water repellent treatment and waterproof zips. Designed with the uncompromising combination of lightweight waterproof breathability and warm insulation, the Track Jacket lets you focus all your attention on enjoying the snow.

Norrøna Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Jacket

This iconic shell jacket is made for freeriding but works perfectly for all ski/snowboard activities on and off-slope as well as general outdoor activities like trekking and mountaineering.

The fabric is a 3-layer plain weave 70D GORE-TEX® PRO most breathable (RET 6) fabric with a recycled nylon face, ensuring durable, reliable weather protection.

Men's Pants:

Kjus Formula Pant

The Men's Formula Pants give you the freedom needed to make efficient moves on challenging runs. Legs stay warm and dry thanks to KJUS FAST Thermo Core™ insulation, which intelligently regulates body temperature, and Toray Dermizax™ shell fabric which is light, soft and 100% waterproof. If you expect your pants to work as hard as you do, then these are for you.

Spyder Dare Pants

Updated this year to feature Spyder’s new EXO Shield fabric with 4-way stretch, recycled polyester, and 30k/20k waterproof breathability, this fan favourite has been taken to new heights. Thanks to 40g of PrimaLoft® Silver Eco insulation these pants will keep you toasty warm. Whether you prefer to rock your snow pants with or without suspenders is up to you, as the Dare’s suspenders easily detach.

Picture Object Pant

Made with sustainable bio-sourced polyester from repurposed sugarcane waste, they feature a 20K/20K membrane for unmatched waterproof breathability, reinforced with a PFC-free durable water repellent treatment. Designed for versatility and warmth, the thigh zips offer additional ventilation when playing hard in the powder. These straight fit pants are an excellent shell layer whenever you click into your skis.

Norrøna Lofoten Gore-Tex Pro Pant

The original waterproof, durable ski/snowboard pants developed for big mountain freeride. These iconic pants are made for freeriding but work perfectly for all ski/snowboard activities on and off-slope.

Base Layers:

Artilect M-FLATIRON 185 1/4 ZIP

Thermoregulation becomes personalised thanks to the combination of the 185GSM Nuyarn merino fabric technology and the simple 1/4 zip that can be opened or closed depending on how much warmth you need. The merino wool is soft yet durable, with 5x faster drying times and engineered eyelet placement for superior moisture management and breathability.

Artilect M-FLATIRON 185 LEGGING

Offering superior warmth and comfort for hardworking legs, the combination of 185GSM Nuyarn merino fabric technology and engineered seams and eyelet placement in the Flatiron 185 Leggings offers incredible stretch, recovery and durability. They deliver unmatched warmth with no added weight.

Helmet - Marker Ampire 2 MIPS Helmet

With the Ampire 2 MIPS there’s no need to compromise between comfort, style and protection. Made with a hybrid shell to reduce weight and bulk and featuring the ultra-versatile SoGnar earpads, this helmet was designed to be best in-class for comfort. The many different configurations of earpads allow you to adapt for any temperature, style preference, head shape and goggle/sunglass preference. Each configuration enables optimal hearing ability and a luxurious experience.

Snowsports Goggles – Marker Squadron Magnet Goggle

State-of-the-art features for great vision in the snow: angular, progressive Large Fit design offers a very wide, unrestricted field of vision, outstanding ventilation and a very comfortable fit thanks to their V-SPLIT NOSE. The high-quality cylindrical lens with NMT coating is fixed magnetically within the invisible frame, so it can quickly be replaced with the Clarity Mirror lens if the light gets bad. All of the lenses feature a dual construction with thermoblock, which prevents fogging and means distortion-free vision in all directions.

Ski Gloves - Icon Glove

Introducing the Icon, the new sensation in the skiing world, developed in collaboration with Ski World Champion Aleksander Kilde. Crafted from waterproof goat leather, this iconic model offers extreme softness and exceptional warmth with a Thermoplus index rating of 3000, ensuring your hands stay cosy even in frigid temperatures as low as -17°C below zero.

Backpack - Osprey Glade 12

Reach for the Glade 12 when your winter adventures include in-bounds skiing, fat biking, Nordic touring or snowshoeing. This Jack-of-all-trades hydration pack features a slim profile for safe lift riding and a stable carry for descents. Despite its slim silhouette, the Glade 12 features a main compartment large enough to store your extra layers and a quick-access goggle/stash pocket. This pack is sustainably made from bluesign® approved recycled materials with a PFC-free DWR coating that sheds moisture.

Women’s:

Toni Sailer Sports Nana Jacket

Designed with a highly functional material combination, this ski jacket delivers exceptional protection against cold and adverse weather conditions, without compromising on freedom of movement. The quilting is created using a special stretchy thread to give the jacket a subtle crunch look.

Poivre Blanc Amy Jacket

Hit the slopes in complete elegance with this Poivre Blanc classic feminine ski jacket. Designed using technical, waterproof and breathable material, it features articulated sleeves, adjustable hems and stretch inner cuffs to maximise the wearer's ease of movement. In addition to its detachable faux fur hood, the Amy boasts all the functional details that skiing demands.

Roxy Shelter Jacket

With snow gear from Roxy, the fun won't stop when the weather turns. The insulated Shelter Snow Jacket protects you from harsh conditions with 10K Roxy DryFlight waterproof technology and lightweight WarmFlight eco insulation. The jacket-to-pant attachment system and critically taped seams offer extra protection, while a three-way adjustable hood, snap-away powder skirt system and assortment of pockets for cold hands and winter essentials means you enjoy the slopes in style.

Black Diamond Recon Stretch Ski Shell

Designed for the skier who demands performance and comfort, the Recon Stretch Ski Shell combines a durable 4-way stretch fabric with our waterproof/breathable solution, BD.dry™, to deliver a jacket ready for both in and out-of-bounds missions. The Recon also has pit zip vents for easy temperature regulation on the skin-track, a waterproof front zipper and a ski-helmet compatible hood for added protection on storm days.

Toni Sailer Sports AMIS Pant

The AMIS women's ski pants impress with functional power and an updated modern knee construction. They provide reliable warmth, are waterproof, breathable and highly elastic. They also have taped seams, water resistent zippers and an adjustable protective back panel. The fit and design are also extremely sporty.

Poivre Blanc Victoria Slim Insulated Pant

The Poivre Blanc Women's Victoria Slim Insulated Ski Pants offer a blend of fashion and functionality, catering to winter sports enthusiasts. These ski pants feature a slim-fit design that enhances your silhouette while ensuring a wide range of motion. They are insulated to provide warmth in cold conditions, using high-quality insulation that traps heat effectively.

4 way power stretch fabric, breathable and water repellent, slim silhouette with high waistband, sporty but attractive look. Zipped hand pockets. Articulated knee, inner leg snowgaiter, belt loops

Roxy Rising High Pant

A high-performance, high-stretch shell pant with fashion-forward skinny fit which combines form-fitting and modern lines with a touch of stretch for a flattering and dynamic look on the hill. The high rise Rising High Pant is crafted with 15K Roxy DryFlight technology for serious waterproofing and WarmFlight for ultra-lightweight and breathable warmth. It features a brushed back polar fleece lining, jacket-to-pant attachment system and zip-up bottom leg gusset.

Black Diamond Recon Stretch Ski Pant

For the skier or rider who demands comfort and mobility for backcountry missions, but desires ample protection for powder days on the hill, the Recon Ski Pant delivers. Featuring 4-way stretch fabric, this pant moves with you on big tours in the mountains, while the Recon’s BD.dry™ waterproof/breathable solution keeps you dry on deep turns and storm days.

Kari Traa Rose Half Zip Baselayer Top

The Kari Traa Rose Half-Zip is a soft and warm merino baselayer with a classy, feminine, Nordic-inspired floral design and a slim, sporty silhouette. Combining ethically sourced wool and 4-way stretch, this midweight layer offers next-to-skin comfort, natural odour-resistance, and breathability.

Kari Traa Rose High Waisted Baselayer

The Kari Traa Rose High Waist Pant is a soft and warm merino baselayer. These leggings sport a feminine, Nordic-inspired look. The flattering high waist enhances the slim silhouette, while the 4-way ensures full range of motion.

Giro Owen Spherical MIPS

If you are equally comfortable dropping into big mountain lines, tight tree shots, and big features in the park; the Owen is for you. Minimalist styling is married to premium innovations like our Spherical Technology (powered by MIPS®) to create a helmet that’s equally comfortable dropping into big mountain lines or running trees-to-groomers-to-park laps with friends.

Oakley Flight Deck M Goggle

Inspired by the helmet visors of fighter pilots, Flight Deck M maximises your field of view so you won’t miss a single target of opportunity. It was engineered for seamless compatibility, giving you the flexibility to choose the helmet that fits your style. Designed with Oakley’s Ridgelock Technology, changing lenses is quick and easy while still allowing for a complete lens seal to prevent harsh conditions from penetrating into your goggle.

Reusch Juliette Glove

The Reusch Juliette women’s gloves are a new addition for the 2023/24 season. With a smart construction and a top-quality classy look, this style really has it all. It’s a full, premium Sheepskin Leather glove with Primaloft Gold Insulation and a tight cuff. Soft, comfortable and extremely warm!

DaKine Women's Heli Pack 12L

Made for the mountain minimalist, the Heli Pack 12L takes care of the essentials while you focus on the line ahead. This low-profile pack has everything you need for a lightweight backcountry excursion. Including purpose-built snow tool sleeves and external shovel blade carry, a large fleece-lined goggle pocket, and a hydration sleeve that doubles as laptop storage off the mountain.

We hope that this gear guide has sparked your excitement for the upcoming season and increased your knowledge about the gear necessary to fully enjoy your time in the mountains. Remember, by showing your lift pass in-store, you can get a 10% discount. And as a member of The Snow Centre and Chill Factore, you can enjoy a 15% discount at Snow+Rock, making their best-value picks even more affordable. So, what are you waiting for? Visit snowandrock.com and get ready for an amazing ski season!

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