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14 Top-notch Snowboard Brands To Hit the Slopes With

By Elijah Rawls of Men's Health | Slide 1 of 15: Snowboarding season is upon us, which means it's time get your gear ready. Whether you’re a rookie to the practice or a seasoned veteran, there’s always something to learn regarding the newest gear. From the goggles on your head to boots (and snowboards) on your feet, you’ll want to make sure everything is exactly the way you need it before hitting the slopes. We found some of the best pieces of gear from some of the best snowboarding brands for men. Do snowboarders need everything that skiers do?The short answer is yes. Snowboarding requires boots, bindings and snow-protective gear—just like skiing; however, board bindings and boots operate on a different fastening system than skis. So be sure to only look for snowboard boots and bindings when you do your shopping.

Snowboarding season is upon us, which means it's time get your gear ready. Whether you’re a rookie to the practice or a seasoned veteran, there’s always something to learn regarding the newest gear. From the goggles on your head to boots (and snowboards) on your feet, you’ll want to make sure everything is exactly the way you need it before hitting the slopes. We found some of the best pieces of gear from some of the best snowboarding brands for men.

Do snowboarders need everything that skiers do?

The short answer is yes. Snowboarding requires boots, bindings and snow-protective gear—just like skiing; however, board bindings and boots operate on a different fastening system than skis. So be sure to only look for snowboard boots and bindings when you do your shopping.

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