2023 Ski and Snowboard Gear Preview
By Mekenna Malan | March 18, 2022
Winter isn't quite over yet, but we're already looking forward to the exciting innovations that next year's season will offer.
From boards to boots, bindings and skis, here's a small sneak peek of some of the newest, hottest winter hardgoods that are already getting us stoked for 2023.
Jones Mountain Twin Snowboard
"The 2023 Jones Mountain Twin was designed for riders who want one board that is ideal for slashing, jibbing and jumping everything within and outside resort boundaries. Enjoy landing switch, spinning off bumps and treating the whole mountain like an endless skatepark without sacrificing speed, stability or float in this one board quiver killer. Giving you tons of pop, predicability and stability, the mid stiff CamRock profile combines positive camber underfoot with rocker in the tip and tail just past your inserts, which also gives you increased float and forgiveness in your ride." - Melbourne Snowboard
Majesty Superwolf Carbon Ski
An independent ski company based in the in the High Tatra Mountains of southern Poland, Majesty has created the ideal backcountry ski. The ultra-lightweight Superwolf Carbon Ski offers all-around performance and high quality skiing in diverse terrain with a flat tail, rocker tip, semi-cap construction, paulownia wood core, full carbon layup and carbon-aramid fibers. - Telemark Pyrenees
Icelantic Maiden 101 Ski
A playful and light all-mountain women's ski, the Maiden 101 has rockered tip and tail along with 2mm of camber underfoot allows this ski to excel when playing in powder, blasting through crud and having fun all over the mountain. It's the ultimate women’s-specific Freeride ski—not to mention the gorgeous topsheet hand-drawn by Travis Parr.
Scarpa 4-Quattro XT Ski Boot
Scarpa's newest backcountry/resort crossover boot is claimed to be "the lightest GripWalk hybrid ski boot on the market" with full coverage on the sole. With its low stand-height and a 61-degree range of motion in the cuff, this boot is designed to offer better downhill control, power transmission, and performance.
Salomon Strive 14 Ski Bindings
"Robust and extremely lightweight, Strive shaves weight without compromising durability by using just enough metal where it’s needed most. The result is an all-mountain binding with a lower swing weight for easier maneuverability and strong, proficient skiing all day long." - Freeskier
Tyrolia Protector Ski Bindings
A new ski binding that mitigates ACL injuries? Yup. “The Protector is the safest binding that we have ever built. Never before has there been so much basic scientific research, medical and sports-scientific support for a long-term development project. And above all, such detailed and result-oriented tests by internationally recognized scientific institutions, as with the Protector.” - Tyrolia
Smith Squad MAG Goggles
A perennial bestseller for smaller faces, next season's Smith Squad goggles are upgraded with the MAG interchangeable system to make them better than ever. Dual locking mechanisms and 8 magnetic contact points enable you to swap your lenses wherever, whenever, and Smith's ChromaPop™ Lens Technology helps you see detail and color beyond normal capabilities.
Smith Summit MIPS Helmet
The Summit MIPS is Smith's first triple-certified ski helmet. Offering a EN12492 certification to keep riders safe for both backcountry and ski mountaineering conditions, this helmet features a Smith x BOA® custom fit system that stashes inside the helmet when stored—a backcountry specialists’ go-to for lightweight, packable, protection. - Smith Optics
Dynafit TLT Helmet
Skiing, mountaineering, climbing, or cycling—the Dynafit TLT helmet can do it all, thanks to its triple certification. Super lightweight without compromising on durability, this helmet will keep multi-sport adventurers safe all year 'round for just $149.