If you can see Mt. Baker, you are part of The Experience

Winter 2017 gear guide


By Pat Grubb

wtr-16-salomon-bindingfischer-skisThe ultimate "cheap for the deep" deal

John at Glacier Ski Shop is offering a great package – 122 mm wide Fischer Big Stix skis with WTR 16 Salomon bindings for just $499. Also, on the boot side, the shop is offering custom boot fitting by Master Fit University certified staff. glacierskishop.com

Yes 20/20 Powderhall

Jeff at Mt. Baker Snowboard Shop is big on Yes’s 20/20 Powderhall that works well in the powder as well as on the groomers. $699. mtbakersnowboardshop.com


Warm Freeze Women’s ½ Zip

Premium Merino wool exterior with superior insulating and wicking properties. Non-itch, flatlock stitching. $100. hellyhansen.com


Covert HT Glove

Goat skin leather with Touch capable thumb and index finger, covert-ht-glovewaterproof and breathable insert and anti-pilling polyester micro fleece interior. $140. hellyhansen.com

Tap HT Triggertap-trigger-blue

This lobster claw style glove features premium water repellent goat skin leather for durability, nylon shell and anti-pilling polyester micro fleece interior for warmth. $120. hellyhansen.com

Smith Riot Women’s Goggles

Constructed of molded carbonic-x for optimum scratch and impact resistance with hydrophillic Fog-X technology on the inner lens to prevent fogging. Helmet compatible. (MSRP $80-100 depending on lens). smithoptics.com

smith-riotElevation Shell Jacket

The Elevation Shell Jacket uses a new ultra-breathable Helly Tech Professional fabric with an innovative temperature regulation design that improves comfort and keeps you dry, warm or cool depending on the conditions and intensity. Includes a ski pass pocket, a jacket-pant compatible powder skirt, goggle shammy, and Recco® advanced rescue system. $650 Pairs with Sogn Cargo Pant ($160) hellyhansen.com