Salence Caisson

The traditional double-breasted topcoat inspires a modern ski jacket

Taking its distinctive look from the timeless topcoat, the double-breasted Caisson jacket from Salence offers a unique look for hitting the slopes. The fully lined wool and polyester blend coat is both breathable and waterproof, with quilted insulation to keep you warm on even the coldest days. While it may not land in the "slopes to streets" category—due to a somewhat bulky silhouette—the Caisson does …

RAMP Sports

Rapid prototyping and Kevlar construction underscore a line of handmade skis

Based out of Park City, Utah RAMP Sports (AKA “Riders Artists Musicians Project”) has just released a line of skis using next-generation rapid prototyping and vacuum molding to create their boards. Their modern equipment has allowed them to create unique molds and build prototypes in record time by making small adjustments to a DXF file. For skiers and riders, this means that boards can be …

Westcomb Switch LT Hoody

The world's lightest NeoShell jacket from Canada's tech-driven outerwear maker

Weighing about as much as a bottle of water, Westcomb‘s impressive 15oz Switch LT Hoody is the latest to be named the world’s lightest NeoShell jacket. While outerwear companies spend every season trying to capture industry attention, Westcomb is one of the few to hit the high mark year after year with cleanly designed, solidly manufactured gear created from start to finish under one roof …