Skiing And Snowboarding archive

  • Smith Optics I/O Recon Goggle with Android pictures and hands-on
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    Smith Optics I/O Recon Goggle with Android pictures and hands-on

    By 9 July 2013

    When Pocket-lint attends the annual Amazon Christmas in July event we always get a chance to play with something that we've not seen before. That could be something that won't even be out until Christmas, or it could be something that Amazon is only just...

  • Best skiing and snowboarding gear
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    Best skiing and snowboarding gear

    By 23 January 2012

    There's one very big problem with winter sports and that's the winter. Winter is, by its nature, a pretty cold and wet affair and if there's two things that the human body is not a bit fan of its being cold and wet, least of all when it happens at the...

  • The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase
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    The ultimate snowboarder's suitcase

    By 4 February 2011

    This is the ultimate snowboarder's suitcase. We're not talking about a bag to carry your snowboard in but the travel case full of the very best clothes and kit you could possibly choose. Naturally, the sky's the limit as far as budget goes here, so we've...

  • Bringing the ski slopes to you
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    Bringing the ski slopes to you

    By 31 January 2011

    Welcome back to Snow Week on Pocket-lint. While all our fantastic articles on winter sports - how to plan them and making sure you've got the best gear to enjoy them - are a fantastic read, it can be a little depressing if you've neither the money nor...

  • On the Piste with Zeal Optics GPS Goggles
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    On the Piste with Zeal Optics GPS Goggles

    By 29 October 2010

    If you're as serious about skiing as we know that you are about tech, then you might want to grab yourself a pair of these Zeal Optics GPS Goggles from Firebox. Inside the SPX polarized lens, there is a micro-LCD screen that appears as if it's 2 metres...

  • Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations
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    Ski Report app busts snowfall exaggerations

    By 13 January 2010

    An iPhone application has been released that allows skiers and snowboarders to more accurately judge how much snow has fallen on their favourite resort. The software, provided by skireport.com, allows users to rate the snow themselves - cutting through...

  • Changes to some tag homepages and feeds
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    Changes to some tag homepages and feeds

    By 28 July 2009

    As we continue to tidy up the database and make the site work better for you, we are changing the names of a handful of categories. As a result, if you are subscribed to the RSS feed it will stop working and you will have to tweak the url in your feed...

  • Adidas launch id2 Imperial Scout goggles
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    Adidas launch id2 Imperial Scout goggles

    By 22 October 2008

    So we wouldn’t normally bring you news of a humble pair of skiing goggles, but when they make you look like a Star Wars Imperial Scout, they must be worth a shout. Hitting the shops this winter, the new goggles from Adidas feature a whole host of innovation...

  • Surfanic iPod jackets for piste music
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    Surfanic iPod jackets for piste music

    By 22 October 2008

    Ok, it was the company banner motto and the giant iPod that reeled us in, but if you can’t bear to be away from your iPod whilst you hit the slopes this winter, then check out this offering from Surfanic. Taking a leaf out of Burton’s book (we’ve...

  • Ultimate skiing simulator at Realli-Ski
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    Ultimate skiing simulator at Realli-Ski

    By 22 October 2008

    There is no doubt that getting a few lessons before you hit the slopes on that expensive skiing holiday can really help get the most out of your time on the snow. You can head to your nearest dry ski slope or even take a day out to the SnowDome. But all...

  • See clearly with the Bollé RX Adaptor
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    See clearly with the Bollé RX Adaptor

    By 23 November 2007

    One of the biggest complaints from bespectacled skiers and snowboarders is what to do with glasses when you don the essential goggles. Of course, you could wear contacts, but if you drop one in the snow, well, you’d have a miserable time finding it...

  • Uvex Uvision high-tech LCD goggles for snow sports
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    Uvex Uvision high-tech LCD goggles for snow sports

    By 18 July 2007

    Skiers and snowboarders can suffer from snow blindness as a result of bright sunlight reflecting off white snow. A techie solution is about to be launched - Uvex's new Uvision line of goggles. The goggles use LCD technology and a double lens that means...

  • Burton Gore-Tex authentic denim jeans and Jacket review
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    Burton Gore-Tex authentic denim jeans and Jacket review

    By 25 June 2007

    Jeans are great aren’t they? Staple of your wardrobe, but they carry one major flaw; get them wet and they are a bugger to deal with. So what's the solution? Waterproof them with Gore-Tex of course. That's exactly what Burton, the snowboarding firm,...

  • Ski Club and Snow+Rock present summer adventure talks
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    Ski Club and Snow+Rock present summer adventure talks

    By 10 May 2007

    The Ski Club of Great Britain has teamed up with Snow+Rock, the outdoors retailer, to present a number of adventure talks during June and July. The talks, dubbed Living the High Life, will showcase some of Britain's leading climbers, mountain bike racers,...

  • Winter returns to European ski resorts
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    Winter returns to European ski resorts

    By 27 February 2007

    After a variable start to the winter season ski resorts across Europe have been blanketed with snow and more is predicted to fall this week. Snow started falling at the beginning of last weekend and large amounts of snow have fallen across European resorts....

  • ONeill H.3 series hooks boarders up with their gadgets
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    ONeill H.3 series hooks boarders up with their gadgets

    By 1 February 2007

    Snowboarding apparel manufacturers all seem to have come to the conclusion that boarders want to be connected to their electronics while on the slopes. In addition to Burton and Quiksilver, whose ranges Pocket-lint has written about in the last few weeks,...

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    Quiksilver and Plantronics bring out new limited edition sports collection

    By 23 January 2007

    Quiksilver and Plantronics today kicked off a new strategic partnership to outfit outdoor sports enthusiasts with a unique array of Bluetooth-enabled sports apparel and accessories. Quiksilver and Plantronics also previewed a new collection of premium...

  • TK Maxx sports all the latest labels in ski and snowboard wear
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    TK Maxx sports all the latest labels in ski and snowboard wear

    By 16 January 2007

    There was a time when the approaching holiday in the mountains meant heading off to C&A and getting a lovely all-in-one dayglo suit. Luckily the 80s have passed, and C&A has retreated from UK shores (but still does a roaring European trade, as one might...

  • Arva transceivers now in UK
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    Arva transceivers now in UK

    By 1 January 2007

    Arva is to transceivers what Hoover is to vacuum cleaners and what Thermos is to flasks … well, in France at least. In the UK, Arva has just touched down yet its easy-to-use format and advanced technology – making it quick and informative – have...

  • Osprey presents the pack that clings to your back like a frightened monkey!
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    Osprey presents the pack that clings to your back like a frightened monkey!

    By 31 December 2006

    New for spring 2007, the Osprey Talon series is perfectly designed for the fast moving mountain enthusiast – super-light mountain aerobic activity packs offering incredible melding torso adjustability, lightweight ventilation and excellent pack stability....

  • Snowfalls give relief to skiers
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    Snowfalls give relief to skiers

    By 7 December 2006

    After a mild and dry start to the winter season in Europe skiers are now breathing a sigh of relief as snow has started to fall across the Alps. Major ski resorts including Alpe D’Huez and Val Thorens in France have reported over 20cm of fresh snow...

  • O’Neill H3 Campack – the video packpack
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    O’Neill H3 Campack – the video packpack

    By 30 November 2006

    Technology is rapidly running away with us. We recently reported on the Rip Curl Third Eye – a simple way to film your exploits on the slopes. O’Neill have taken things a step further with their H3 Campack. This has just about everything, not only...

  • Salomon and O'Neill release new PrimaLoft filled gloves
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    Salomon and O'Neill release new PrimaLoft filled gloves

    By 16 November 2006

    A range of high-tech PrimaLoft filled gloves have hit the market. The Salomon Kokoon is designed for use on the slopes and this women’s glove offers protection against the chill. The glove has a leather outer, PrimaLoft insulation and a faux fur lining....

  • Burton Snowboards world movie tour
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    Burton Snowboards world movie tour

    By 2 November 2006

    Burton's global movie tour is now well underway, which debuts its snowboard film “For Right or Wrong” in 22 cities around the world. The tour, which kicked off in Tokyo on 14 October, includes film premieres, rider autograph sessions and after-parties....

  • Rip Curl Girls Tour winter 2006/7
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    Rip Curl Girls Tour winter 2006/7

    By 20 October 2006

    Following the success of the summer tour aimed at getting girls surfing, Rip Curl has decided to repeat the event in winter style. The Rip Curl Girls Tour will visit twelve different locations, including UK, Switzerland, Sweden, Czech Rep, France, Italy,...