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The Best Gifts for Skiers and Snowboarders

Have a skier or snowboarder in your life you’d like to get a gift for but you don’t know where to start? You’re not alone—shopping for winter sports enthusiasts can be tough, especially if you’re not a skier or snowboarder yourself. To give you some ideas, we put together a list of the best gifts for skiers and snowboarders below.
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Waterproof Ski or Snowboard Gloves

Keep their hands warm on the slopes with ultra-toasty winter ski gloves or mittens. Columbia has a range of gloves built to keep their hands warm and dry. Featuring technologies like Omni-Heat™ thermal lining on the inside, and a waterproof Omni-Tech™ shell on the outside. Gloves available in men’s, women’s, and kids’ versions.
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Ski and Snowboard Goggles

What makes a better gift for skiers than a nice pair of ski goggles? Made with a high-tech anti-fog lens and a helmet-compatible design, these will keep their vision crystal clear. Not only that, they have comfy dual foam and a soft micro-fleece lining.
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Skiing Backpack

If you’re really looking to spoil that skier or snowboarder in your life, treat them to a Columbia backpack. Look for a backpack with the size and capacity to carry all their gear. Ample space for helmets, water bottles, hydration bladders or avalanche tools is ideal for the skier or snowboarder in your life. Padded straps, adjustable hip and chest buckles also make our backpacks comfortable to wear from first chair to the last run.
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An Ultra-Warm Beanie

Made with a high-tech Omni-Heat™ Infinity liner, our ultra-warm winter beanie are another great option for skiers and snowboarders. The reflective heat technology will keep their head warm while they’re ripping down the mountain. Plus, it comes in a variety of stylish colors.
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Toddler Snow Set

Shopping for a tiny-sized skier or snowboarder? If so, a set of kids' ski clothes is just the ticket. Our waterproof buntings feature cozy fleece liners to keep the little ones both warm and comfy. Not only that, but most of our toddler snow sets feature an innovative system called Outgrown™, where the sleeves and pants can extend to grow with them
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Toasty Ski Baselayer Top

Constructed with ergonomic seams and comfort stretch, these tops make great baselayers for skiing. They wick moisture with Columbia’s Omni-Wick technology while also keeping you warm. Also available in women’s, and extended sizes
Women dressed in Bird Mountain Omni-Hear Infiniti Ski Jacket.

Omni-Heat™ Infinity Jacket

A jacket boasting Columbia Sportswear's Omni-Heat™ Infinity technology is designed to retain heat while remaining breathable. The skier lucky enough to get this gift will be ready to take on the cold, from après on the mountain to their commute around town.
Man dressed in Catacomb Crest Interchange Ski Jacket.

Interchange Ski Jacket

The great thing about a 3-1 Interchangeable ski jacket is that it’s technical enough to keep a skier warm on the mountain yet stylish enough to wear around town. Plus, the interchangeable style makes it extremely versatile—they can wear it as an insulated jacket, a down jacket, or an outer shell.
Two people wearing Warm Baselayer Tights.

Warm Baselayer Tights

Another warm and toasty option, baselayer tights (available in men's and women's) will wick moisture and block the cold on the slopes. They’re made with comfort stretch material and flatlock seams and Omni-Wick technology to prevent chafing.
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