By OCinSite At-Large | December 16, 2011 10:52 AM
Whether you’re working on your tricks, riding in the backcountry or still conquering the bunny slopes, when it comes to ski and snowboard gear, the best pieces have just the right combination of quality, performance and style. And remember, besides a great attitude, perhaps the most important thing to bring on the mountain is a helmet. It will keep you safe and just might give you that extra confidence to test out a new run.
COVERT UTILITY RIDING JACKET, by Hurley, available at 225 Forest (225 Forest Ave.; 949-494-7907; 225forest.com).
SCHEYDEN HIGH-PERFORMANCE SUNGLASSES, available at Balboa Eyewear (710 E. Balboa Blvd., Newport Beach; 949-723-0783; balboaeyewear.lbu.com).
HELLY HANSEN WOMEN’S EIR 2 BOOT, available at Gear Coop (3315 Hyland Ave., Suites C&D, Costa Mesa; 714-902-9168;
SALIX JACKET, available at REI (7777 Edinger Ave., Huntington Beach; 714-379-1938; rei.com).
HELLY HANSEN AQUILIA RADAR HAT, available at Gear Coop (3315 Hyland Ave., Suites C&D, Costa Mesa; 714-902-9168; www.gearcoop.com).
MAZE JUNIOR HELMET BY SMITHOPTICS, available at Jack’s Surfboards (900 Avocado Ave., Newport Beach; 949-718-0001; jackssurfboards.com)