The Field’s Guide to Japanuary

With the help of Chandler Kane of Stealth Backcountry Tours, The Field Mag has put together a comprehensive list of tips and gear for those heading to Japan for the new year’s snow season—or as they call it, “Japanuary.” Kane and The Field’s Graham Hiemstra explain everything from cultural differences to when to book your flight and which Gore-Tex gear to buy. Visit the The …

Ski and Snowboard Kits for Big Mountain and Backcountry

The best gear to ensure you never have a bad day on the mountain

by Sasha Barkans Nothing can spoil a great snow day like bad gear. Puffy jackets in wet conditions will shut your days down early, uncomfortable and heavy backcountry equipment will slow you down on the up-track, and that poorly shaped split board is going to sink you when the mountain is hit with that epic powder dump. To help you get sorted for the 2017 …

2013 Snowboard Gear

A short guide to what's kept us warm, dry and in touch this season

While it may not entirely feel like it in certain cities, winter is in full swing, dumping snow in many regions and offering temps low enough to fire up the snow guns in others. After introducing the Nitro T1.5 and ThirtyTwo + Crab Grab collaboration earlier this week we’ve pulled together four more pieces of gear that have been keeping us warm, dry and safe …