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Snowboard Pants

Patagonia PowSlayer Bib Review

91

2017

Patagonia PowSlayer Bib Review

The Patagonia PowSlayer Bib is ideal for deep inbound powder days and touring on cold days in the backcountry.

Stio Environ Bib Review

89

2017

Stio Environ Bib Review

The Stio Environ bib is a durable inbounds, back- and side-country freeride bib for colder days in the resort and backcountry. It’s also versatile enough for touring on colder spring days or when the weather is variable.

Arc’teryx Stinger Bib Review

88

2017

Arc’teryx Stinger Bib Review

Good for the backcountry and hard-charging inbounds days, the Arc’teryx Stinger bib takes a minimalist slant.

Mammut Alvier HS Bib Review

86

2017

Mammut Alvier HS Bib Review

 The versatile Mammut Alvier HS works on cold powder days as well as on spring touring days.

Outdoor Research Skyward Bib Review

87

2017

Outdoor Research Skyward Bib Review

The Skyward bib by Outdoor Research is a versatile, breathable ski bib option.

Columbia Back Up & Out

85

2012

Columbia Back Up & Out

Budget-friendly insulated ski/snowboard pants appropriate for a wide range of temperatures and conditions on the resort.

Patagonia Powder Bowl Pants

80

2012

Patagonia Powder Bowl Pants

Patagonia's Powder Bowl pants—Gore-Tex waterproof, and ready for backcountry touring and resort mayhem.

Bonfire Radiant Pants

89

2011

Bonfire Radiant Pants

Cold-weather ski pants get put in the hot seat: Catherine Lutz's take-no B.S. report on Bonfire's Radiant pants.