Snowsports Equipment

Read our reviews and advice on the latest ski and snowboard equipment.

Osprey Mutant Backpack Review – Alpine Pack For Ski Touring And Mountaineering

The Mutant backpack from Osprey is designed for Alpine mountaineering but it’s perfect for ski touring – at 38 litres it’s large enough to deal with longer multi-day tours and hut to hut adventures. We are featuring the pack here on Snow.Guide and we’re looking forward to a full test later this winter season.

Dainese Flexagon Waistcoat Back Protector Review

This review of the Dainese Flexagon Waistcoat back protector was carried out in Les Menuire, The 3 Valleys. Hexagons are known in science at the building block shape of life.  Dainese have cleverly used their versatility for the design of the Flexagon back protector pads embedded in the waistcoat.

Dainese Hector Wristguard 13 Review

So, why review the Dainese Hector Wristguard 13?  Anyone who has ever had a go at snowboarding will know the virtues of wrist guards.  After all, the most common injuries sustained whilst snowboarding are wrist injuries.

Panda Optics Cobalt (Magnetic lens change) Goggle Review

New for 2018, the Panda Optics Cobalt goggles have an 8 way magnetic lens changing system and is claimed to be the fastest and most robust changing system on the market. These are big claims and I was eager to carry out the review.

The Snow.Guide is a snowsports website by Robert Stewart, qualified ISIA ski instructor and ski journalist and snowboard editor Mark Barber.

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