Powder Canada’s Top 10 Christmas Gifts

Powder Canada’s top 10 Christmas Gifts List is based on extensive research and field testing and is geared to help you spend more time riding powder and less time shopping. Were pleasantly joyous to bring you this list of fine Christmas items for the powder skiers and riders in your life who are happiest with the best.

Here are the top 10 Christmas Gift items on our list that powder skiers and riders will appreciate:

1. K2 Cataraman

The all-new Catamaran, designed with Sean Pettit and Pep Fujas, brings asymmetrical shaping to deep snow in a 120mm powder ski. Featuring a longer effective inside edge for increased stability and better floatation in powder, and a shorter effective outside edge for increased control and maneuverability, these skis are super playful in all conditions. $799.99

2. Marker Jester 18 PRO

Why settle for anything less than the best? With the Marker Jester Pro Ski Bindings, you can say goodbye to those pre-releasing, shoe-kicking days of yore and step into the the tried-and-true binding of choice for many of the top pro skiers in the world. Featuring a hefty maximum DIN of 18 and a Triple Pivot Elite Toe, you’ll be free to concentrate on ripping any line you like. From deep powder to the park and anywhere else you may find yourself this winter, the Jester Pro will create the dynamic ski-to-boot power transmission you want. $449.99

3. BCA Tracker3 Avalanche Transceiver

Time to upgrade your partners transceiver? The small profile makes the Tracker 3 one of the smallest and thinnest beacons available in North America. It’s designed to be “pocket friendly” and easier to wear. Intuitive displays show you the number and proximity or buried beacons. A mark feature allows you to easily flag located signals in multiple rescue situations. A perfect stocking stuffer.$369.99

4. TNF Men’s and Women’s Free Thinker Jacket

The Pro Project was built in partnership with patrollers, guides and heli-ops to deliver the durability they demand for life on the mountain. Adapt to the harshest days on the mountain with TNF’s pinnacle, weatherproof GORE-TEX® Pro Shell 3L jacket that’s trusted by mountain professionals. Fully loaded with ski and snowboard specific technical features while remaining surprisingly lightweight. This is the best powder jacket available. $699.99

5. TNF Men’s Free Thinker Bib

The perfect powder jacket needs to be paired with appropriate pants! The ultimate powder hound attire, these weatherproof Gore-Tex® ski pants feature a removable bib, suspenders and jacket-to-pants integration to keep you dry as you drop in on thick pillows and big north faces. $579.99

6. BCA Float 22™ Avalanche Airbag

Backcountry airbags are considered a standard tool for today’s powder enthusiast. The Float 22 is designed for day touring or terrain accessed through mechanized means. It’s surprisingly affordable, so you can make an airbag pack a regular component of your setup. Airbags are designed to reduce or eliminate burial depth and protect your head, neck and upper body from trauma should you be caught in an avalanche. Keep your loved ones safe, a gift for any backcountry user.$579.00

7. Rocky Mountain Blizzard 30 Fat Bike

Can you get rad on a fat bike? You can and you should! With aggressive trail geometry and massively wide tires, the Blizzard rides like a proper mountain bike in powder snow and anything else you can get yourself into. Explore new terrain, venture beyond groomers and snowshoe trails! $2500.00

8. Merrell Sugarbush Waterproof

Named after the Vermont valley where Merrell was born in 1981, the Sugarbush Waterproof is designed to stand the test of time. This boot features premium, waterproof leathers, the latest technology and a classic vibe that’s resort ready. Christmas is tradition. $310.00

9. K2 Joy Driver Splitboard

A team favorite, the precision focused Joy Driver Split is built to escape the lift lines and powder frenzy of resorts. Responsive camber between the fine tunable inserts creates an aggressive and confident ride for charging steep couloirs and wide-open faces, and built-in nose and tail grommets make the transition from skin to ride mode and back quicker than ever, even with gloves or mitts. More powder, more smiles! $1,299.99

10. Onewheel

Since launching in 2014, riders around the world have come to enjoy Onewheel’s intuitive control, powder snowboarding-like ride feel and effortless ability to ride both on and off-road. The closest thing to year around powder ever envisioned. $1,499 USD