5 Must Have Items For ANY Powder Day

5 Must Have Items For ANY Powder Day


5 Must Have Items For ANY Powder Day


Mamma told me there'd be days like this | Photo: Abbot Gilbane

Mamma told me there’d be days like this | Photo: Abbott Gilbane | Cover Photo: Jackson Hole

When it comes to skiing on storm days– there are a few pieces of gear that have the ability to transform great days into the “all-time” one’s we tell our grand kids.

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So instead of getting foggy goggles, wet hands, or something even worse– a dead phone, we’ve provided a list of the 5 must-have items for any and all powder days. Whether it’s some reggae jams for that solo chair or a microfiber cloth to the keep those lenses dry, don’t head to the ski hill without these items on your person.

5 Must Have Items For The ANY Powder Day

5) The Spanky


Leave that crappy little microfiber sunglasses pouch at home and pick up The Spanky at your local ski shop instead. The Spanky is basically an oversized microfiber cloth that comes with a built-in trail map. When it comes to snowy days, there’s no better tool with which to wipe your lenses clean. Just never let it leave your chest pocket.

Buy here: The Spanky

4) Skullcandy Ink’d Wireless


Instead of hassling with an annoying wire going inside one’s ski jacket, up the neck, and around the face– these wireless earbuds from Skullcandy integrate perfectly with any buff + hat/helmet combo. Simply speaking, solo chairlift rides will never be the same again.

Buy here: Skullcandy Ink’d Wireless Earbuds

3) Smith I/OX Goggle W/ Low Light Lens


Is there anything worse than having bad visibility on the deepest of days? No there is not. Smith’s I/OX goggle accompanied by low-light lenses might be the best eyewear to cut through low light and provide some definition to your fluffy surroundings.

Buy here: I/OX Goggle w/Photochromic Red Sensor Lens

2) Hestra Fall Line, 3 Finger Glove


By combing the benefits of gloves and mittens, Hestra created a masterpiece in their 3-finger, Fall-Line glove. Dextrous enough to grab your phone or buckle your boots but warm enough to keep your hands warm and dry– this glove is a WINNER.

Buy here: Hestra Leather Fall Line 3-Finger Gloves

1) Lifeproof iPhone Case


Tired of your iPhone getting covered with snow and subsequently shutting down due to cold temps? Spoiler: most people are. So instead of losing your chance at grabbing the next BANGER shot of your bro getting #SoPitted, grab a Lifeproof case instead.

Buy here: Lifeproof Case for iPhone 6/6s

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