Although they provide the basic fundamentals for the recreation we all love, boards, boots and bindings aren’t the only things involved in snowboarding. You gotta accessorize, and that’s why brands spend so much of their time and resources developing products that compliment your carving by keeping you warm, safe, and looking good while lapping your local hill. Turn the page to check out the 2017 SNOWBOARDER Magazine Accessories Guide and find a few products to put on your wishlist before heading out to your local shop to pick them up soon! —Tom Monterosso

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Anon M2

“Anon has a vision for the future of goggle technology, and it starts with the M2.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

Magna-Tech™ quick lens change technology
The M2 goggle combines 16 rare earth magnets at 8 points of connection
MFI Technology® (Magnetic Facemask Integration)
anon. Spherical lens technology
MFI facemask and spare graybird lens included
anonoptics.com MSRP: $279.95

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“Every first layer smells fine when you first put it on, but the best ones still smell fresh after a few weeks of sledding, hiking and sending it.”
— Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

Polartec® Power Grid® 100% polyester fabric
Ultimate breathability and next-to-skin comfort
Polygiene® stink-proof finish
Chafe-free softlock seams for comfort
Lycra® thumbhole cuffs
Extra long body: strap in without your shirt un-tucking
burton.com MSRP: $99.95

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“Where can the Mission Pro 18L take you? Well, a PistenBully Park Pro 400 snowcat has a 6-cylinder Cummins engine that is only 8.9L. Plus, the Park Pro doesn’t come with a rescue whistle on the sternum strap.”
— Pat Bridges, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

Vertical snowboard carry
Fleece lined goggle pocket
Snow tool/shovel pocket
Insulated hydro sleeve
Non-padded sleeve fits most 15” laptops
Rescue whistle on sternum strap
dakine.com MSRP: $85.00

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“The new Dragon X2 goggle will give you X-tra good vision while out on the hill in any conditions.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

LUMALENS flash blue lens included
LARGE fit size
Swiftlock quick lens change system
Armored venting
Injection molded spherical lens
Super anti-fog treated
dragonalliance.com MSRP: $219.99

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Nixon Mission

“We’ve got to give Nixon a hand for their new Mission Watch.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

With groundbreaking water resistant capabilities, The Mission features a 10ATM/100 meter water-resistance rating, the highest rating of any smartwatch on the market.
The Mission’s patent pending MicLock™ lets you take all its Android capabilities in the water with you, without any of the worry.
With a custom-molded case made from polycarbonate and stainless steel and a 316L grade stainless steel bezel that performs as a roll cage, the Mission is built tough to withstand the elements.
Powered by Android Wear™ and working hand in hand with Snocountry, The Mission streamlines real-time snow shred alerts to your wrist.
The pre-loaded Nixon Trace app allows you to track your sessions on the hill.
nixon.com MSRP: $400.00+

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The North Face ABS Vest

“The North Face has a vested interest in the backcountry scene, as evidenced by the addition of ABS technology to this piece.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

Built-in ABS airbag-technology-integration system
Super-durable outer-layer utility vest
Adjustable side panels
Plenty of storage with zip pockets
Integrated shovel and probe storage
External snowboard/ski carry straps
thenorthface.com MSRP: $1379.00

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“When it comes to dropping in on a safe and stylish helmet this winter, use your head and consider the all-new Oakley Mod 3.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

Modular Brim System (MBS)
Lightweight in-mold construction shell
BOA fit system
Goggle and helmet integrated venting system
No pressure ear cup
oakley.com MSRP: $150.00

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“The Jetpack goggle will let you see any bump, berm or rut that stands in your way, helping you to propel your skills every time you ride.”
— Tom Monterosso, SNOWBOARDER Magazine

WildLife Lens… Energy + Clarity = Experience
From blue birds to blizzards, one lens to rule them all
Is there such thing as too much peripheral vision?
Glaricade Coatings give the middle finger to lens fog and scratching
4Play Lens Interchange System for that quick-release
Fits well with all helmets, hats and headbands
vonzipper.com MSRP: $220.00