Friday, November 23, 2012

Holiday Gear Shopping Ideas (November 2012)

So you're trying to figure out what Santa should bring you for the holidays.  Or maybe you're Santa and the elves went on strike in with the Hostess workers and now you're left with several million unfilled wooden car orders.

What is there to buy? Where do you start?

Over the years we've put together a few lists that might help with your conundrum.

You can start by looking at the Gear List for an Overnight in the Backcountry.

Then there are our comparison charts for Backcountry Skis and Backcountry Boots.

And finally, if these aren't helping you can peruse a few of our favorite sales.

Like this one from the Outdoor Gear Exchange:

If you can't find the skis you want there, check out

And for our favorite threads, check out Eddie Bauer's First Ascent line:

Last but not least, you might want to get some lift tickets while we're waiting for the snow to pile up in the backcountry.

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