Nothing feels better than dialing in a new kit. From boots to beanies, every choice contributes to the comfort of your shred experience, which is why we at SNOWBOARDER have provided you with an easy guide to gear this season. We've taken the goods from our Buyer's Guide issues and assembled them here on the world wide web for your online convenience.

Advancements in outerwear have led to better looking garments that no longer sacrfice function for flare. Pants and jackets are now available in various colors and sizes to suit all tastes whether you want to stay hood or get hip. Those looking to ride more rugged areas of the mountains should veer toward technically constructed garments with high levels of waterproofing, rip-stop materials and taped seems. Geographic's play a significant role in what you wear, so don't underestimate the climate when picking up your kit.

After getting your outfit in check, the time will come to pick the core elements of your setup: Board, boots and bindings. Depending on your preferred terrain, freestyle, freeride or powder specific.