Ski Gear You Can Wear All Day

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 Photograph by Victor Prado

The new ski season calls for gear that can keep up with you. Enjoy more runs with these comfortable, weatherproof pieces.

The Feet-Saving Boots
Head Vector 130
Are your feet beat by day’s end? The Head Vector 130 has a slightly wider shell and a straighter upper cuff than most high-performance boots do, placing skiers in a more upright stance. The result: a boot that charges without end-of-day burn. [$800; head.com]

The More Rugged Bottoms
Mountain Hardwear Returnia
The Mountain Hardwear Returnia pants are made with a proprietary waterproof membrane that offers protection similar to bigger name brands’. Tough nylon helps these stand up to daily use, and little extras like powder cuffs at the bottom of the legs pay off in deep snow. [$170; mountainhardwear.com]

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The See-Everything Lenses
Poc Fovea
The spherical shape of the Poc Fovea goggles maximizes peripheral vision, which could spare you from a collision on the slopes. And the goggles’ soft polyurethane construction ensures a gapless fit. [$140; pocsports.com]

The Slimmer Gloves
Eider Ridge
A thermal-reflective insert makes the Eider Ridge gloves less bulky than similar models. An anti-odor treatment will keep them stink-free through spring. [$85; eider.com]

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The Stormproof Shell
Under Armour Nimbus Shell
Mainstream base-layer brand Under Armour partnered with Gore-Tex to break in to snow sports with a high-performance jacket that’s ideal for banging around at the resort. The Nimbus Shell seals up with storm-resistant zippers and taped seams, while a high-neck, helmet-compatible hood lets you hide on a brutal lift ride. [$600; underarmour.com]

The Better-Fitting Lid
Smith Pivot
A high-tech foam liner withstands multiple impacts, making the Smith Pivot helmet more durable — and cozier — than most models. Plus, it integrates well with goggles, beanies, and audio systems. [$120; smithoptics.com]