Gear Up: to the core— the best base layers & socks of the season
We believe the secret to a successful day of snowboarding lies within; within what we believe to be the most technologically advanced base layers and socks in the game. Here is a round up of some key pieces for you to snag this season, guaranteed to draw away any moisture threatening to dampen your good-time.
Volcom Voyage 1st Layer Top and Pant
The Voyage will work as hard as you do in the search for untouched terrain; the Performance Dry Dermis Extension fabric will stay warm and dry no matter how deep that untracked stash may be. A standard fit and flat lock stitching ensures your well-being through all the epic journeys ahead.
Analog Rancid Sock
While Rancid rarely means anything good— for example, the unknown species growing between your toes, or expired milk that makes a skunk smell like roses. Analog, however, begs to differ. The Rancid sock merges merino wool and acrylic to manage moisture so you won’t be clearing the lodge, add in built-in arch support, and you’ve got yourself some proper stance performance.
Adidas Women’s Rose Camo Layering Top and Pant
Featuring an all-over rose camo print on Adidas’ Climalite wicking fabric, there is no doubt you will smell of roses by day’s end wearing this combo. Formotion seam placement reduces friction, while the 7% stretch in fabric gifts you with both a tight fit and a super comfortable base layer.
Vans Women’s Classic Sock
Say goodbye to cold toes, and say hello to your new partner in crime: the Vans Women’s Classic Sock. Boasting a heavyweight mixture of high tech materials to combat unrelenting chills, and implemented compression zones for relaxation, this sock will have your back on even the coldest and darkest days.
Rome Deeptrack Hoodie and Pant
Don’t stress about getting deep into that glorious powder goodness, as Rome’s Deeptrack custom-design hood has got you fully covered. This get-up boasts 100% EcoWick material, sure to thwart any moisture attempting invasion.
DC Women’s Playtime Sock
When the snow falls upon the ground, we all know it’s time for recess. So hit the mountains in DC’s Playtime sock, created to keep your toes nimble till the last bell. As an added bonus, the lightweight, lush acrylic properties of this bad boy provide soft and elastic comfort to keep your feet from over-heating while hot lapping the last runs of the day.
Burton Women’s Tech Tee and Midweight Pant
Providing a high-tech substitute to tees and sweats, Burton’s tech base layer reminds you to breath easy with DRYRIDE Ultrawick material. An antimicrobial finish will help ward off stench, keeping you on the hill and smelling pretty damn good all season long. Making sure to keep this comfortable, Burton includes four-way stretch properties, allowing riders to fully utilize their flexibility.
Stance Leblanc 13 Sock
The Stance Leblanc has you convered when engaging on a quest to explore the untracked elements or setting up a after-dark jib session as time becomes limitless in the winter elements. Offering a blend of interwoven fabrics for plenty of warmth and comfort along with elastic support to stay in place, you will be prepared for the unexpected.
686 Women’s Python Base Top and Bottom
The Python is one coldblooded baselayer when it comes to keeping you warm and dry with quick wicking polyester fabric along with thumb-holes to retain heat along the sleeve cuffs. Antimicrobial technology allow laundry days to be postponed so you can lay down firsthand S-turns attributing to the python print.
Dakine Women’s Freeride Sock
You may dig how the Freeride sock looks on your feet but you will be blown away how well it functions on the slopes. Maintaining proper foot temperature is exactly what Merin wool does to avoid cases of clammy or firey feet as a terryloop footbed cradles your foot for a plush ride. As a result of constant heel to toe carving, Dakine reinforced those areas for extra durability guarenteed to sustain multiple seasons of abuse.
Airblaster Ninja Suit
Complementing an original one-piece long underwear design, Airblaster infused this Ninja suit with four way stretch-wicking Air Tech fabric, to allow you to utilize your cat-like reflexes to their full potential. Bonus features: a form fitting hood ensures optimal warmth, plus you’re still stoked even when mother nature comes knocking, as Airblaster has gifted you with a 350 degree waist zipper and front fly for easy bathroom access.
Patagonia Men’s Merino 3 Midweight Hoody and Merino 2 Lightweight Bottoms
When it comes to fabric, Merino wool is boss. It regulates your body heat in order to help you help yourself, no matter what type of conditions you’re facing. Blended with Capilene polyester for durability and moisture wicking, this hoody-bottom combo is a backcountry fiend’s dream, even boasting offset seams to ensure your pack sits comfortably. Lightweight, breathable, and incredibly warm, this is gear you can count on.