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 playing in powder and less time shopping. We’re 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 Mindbender 116c

The all-new Mindbender 116c, is the biggest and floatiest in the series, it’s a light powder machine that is the ski to have this season and beyond. With a maple/paulownia core and a Carbon Spectral Braid, this ski rules the powder. $799

2. K2 Mindbender 130

Weighing 1675g, featuring pin inserts, and touting fifty degrees of motion, the K2 Mindbender 130 Boots won’t slouch on the uphill. But with the Powerlite Shell and Friction Free Pivot, this boot stacks up as one of the best freeride boots on the market. No compromise. $749

3. TNF Brigandine Futurelight Jacket

The North Face introduced their most advanced waterproof-breathable technology ever, the Futurelight collection of outerwear and gear. It comes in both men’s and women’s. Stay dry inside and out this season! $949

4. TNF Brigandine Futurelight Pant

The most technically advanced Futurelight fabric is used in this bib to accompany you on your adventures in the high mountains, without you having to fear the bad weather. It comes in both men’s and women’s. $799

5. Marker Kingpin M-Werks

The new lighter brother of the standard Kingpin, the M-Werks 12 Bindings weigh 620 grams with brakes and boasts a svelte, ergonomically sound ski-walk mode lever and climbing aids for smooth, aerodynamic uphill travel. Nothing compares. $824

6. BCA Tracker S Avalanche Transciever

Time to upgrade your partners transceiver? Simplicity is speed. Simplicity is speed. A streamlined, high-performance backcountry beacon used for avalanche safety with real-time display. A perfect stocking stuffer. $319

7. 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. 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. $549

8. Rocky Mountain Blizzard

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! $3,199

9. Astral Halestorm

Supremely functional, stylish, sustainable and unisex; Astral pairs their aggressive outsole with an upper that balances waterproofness and breathability. The full wrap shields the boot from rain or slush while the supple hemp upper provides comfort and durability. Astral promises to always put Nature First. $175

10. Burton Family Tree Resonator Powsurfer Snowboard

This goes back to Jake’s roots, #rideonjake. The Burton Resonator is built using 3D foam construction with the same advanced aerospace formulas found in some of the strongest, lightest surfboards in the world. Tested at Baldface Lodge, Nelson BC, the Burton Resonator is a no-binding powder board designed to let you surf wherever the snow is steep and deep! $1,645

Bonus Item Tesla Cybertruck

The Cybertruck is designed to have the utility of a truck with sports car performance. Built to be durable, versatile, capable and high-performance both on-road and off-road, it’s the ultimate powder machine. A $150 USD deposit makes a nice gift for someone who cares. $39,900 USD

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