Giftspiration – Christmas Gifts For Snowboarders

rsz_womenssnowtree_1015Everyone’s Christmas list reads more or less the same: ‘Mum, dad, sibling, grandparents, auntie, best bud, Jim at the office’, etc. All are pretty easy to buy for until you get to ‘the snowboarder’. Where do you start? Do you get them the latest in goggle technology or do you go down the simple route of a beanie? What’s the best snowboard to buy the girl who shred hards? Which avalanche kit do you get for the guy who only ever heads into the backcountry? Well, never fear, as we’re here in plenty of time with a hefty dose of Giftspiration to help you find the perfect Christmas gifts for snowboarders – from groomer cruisers to off piste powder addicts.

Now that our Chistmas Gift Shop is well and truly open, we’ve put together our selection of top snow gear and accessories from your favourite brands so that you can treat the snowboarder in your life come December 25th!

Christmas Gifts For Snowboarders

– For Him –

 Never Summer Funslinger Snowboard


Let him dominate the park, rails and street with the Funslinger snowboard. There’s mega pop and super stability with the Boost Flex Core and Ripsaw profile, as well as a hefty dose of soft and playful flex. There’s also less edge catch and a more fluid feel thanks to the transition zones being extended. With the Funslinger from Never Summer, the whole mountain becomes the ultimate playground thanks to this insane freestyle fun machine.

Union Contact Snowboard Bindings


Ideal for riders with a wide stance, the Union Contact Snowboard Bindings are designed to enhance feel and allow the natural flex of the deck to stay as unhindered as possible. There’s extra leverage for ollie power thanks to the Canted Gas Pedals. These bindings are supportive enough to take on those big booters and plenty of speed, as well as morning powder kickers and afternoon jib sessions.

Burton Moto Snowboard Boots


What better boot to get him for Christmas than the world’s bestselling snowboard boot from Burton? With Speed Zone lacing, snow-proof internal gussets and sleeping bag reflective foil for insulation, the Moto snowboard boots provide the perfect features for progressing riders.

Oakley Flight Deck XM Goggles


With the Oakley Flight Deck XM Goggles, he’ll be ready to take on whatever the mountain throws at him. They offer superb wide field of vision and a comfortable fit thanks to the spherical lens and rimless design with triple layer polar fleece foam. There’s also the Prizm Torch lens with Oakley’s Prizm technology, designed to change the way you ride. The Prizm lens enhances the visibility of the snow detail and contours, allowing him to see more clearly and ride to the best of his ability.

 Sandbox Classic Snow Helmet


For style and protection on the mountain, you can’t go wrong with getting him the Sandbox Classic Snow Helmet for Christmas. It’s Hard Core Construction makes it highly durable with high impact protection and a low profile. There’s also shed loads of adjustable features, such as it’s Custom Fit 18 -18 different ways allows the perfect fit with multiple fit pad thickness available. This helmet will allow him to ride on any terrain, from the dryslopes to the park and icy off piste runs.

BCA DTS Rescue Package


If you’re going big for the snowboarder who always goes big himself, and charges the backcountry, you’ll have peace of mind that he’s got one of the best avalanche safety kits with the BCA DTS Rescue Package. The package features the Tracker DTS Transceiver for renowned ease of use and instant real-time display that shows both direction and distance with bright red LEDs. The Rescue Package also includes the extendable Bullet shovel and quick deploying 240 Stealth avalanche probes for core equipment to keep him safe in the backcountry and beyond.

Black Diamond Bandit Avalung Backpack  


Perfect for the snowboarder who goes beyond the piste markers, the Bandit Avalung from Black Diamond can stash all his (new) snowboarding gear as well as those essential avalanche safety tools. The pack features diagonal ski carry system as well as a built in Avalung avalanche breathing device to help increase survival chances should the worst happen. This pack provides the perfect level of comfort from first tracks to last run down.

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From left to right: Volcom Modern Double BeanieDVS Militia Snow ShoesBurton Free Range Snowboard Mitts


 – For Her –

Never Summer Onyx Snowboard


If she’s the type to stomp landings, destroy kickers, and press rails, then she’ll be beyond stoked with the Onyx snowboard from Never Summer. Thanks to its core, she can lock those rail presses in and effortlessly pop ollies. And if she fancies five minutes out of the park, the Vario Power Grip Sidecut will allow her to put down some mean carves on those groomers.

Salomon Mirage Snowboard Bindings  


The Salomon Mirage bindings are perfect for letting the snowboarding girl in your life charge all that the mountain has to offer – from piste, powder and park. Thanks to the Women-Specific design and EVA platforms, she can feel more connected to her board than ever. There’s lively responsiveness and connectivity thanks to the shock absorbing power quickly transmitting energy from her feet to the board’s edges. These are the real shred deal, and the perfect Christmas gift.

Designed for the girl who appreciates style and comfort, the Salomon Ivy Boa Straight JKT boots feature secure Straight JKT inner lacing system and convenient Boa at the tongue. They provide an incredibly comfortable fit thanks to the Comfort Fit – heat moldable foam that is strategically placed in key areas of the foot, shin, ankle and heel. These boots are perfect for taking her from first tracks in the powder to last run down the piste.

Anon WM1 Goggles


Built for the lady who charges the mountain in style, the Anon WM1 goggles have a women-specific fit, lightweight TPU frame and exceptional peripheral vision thanks to the Integral Clarity Technology. The Magna-Tech Quick Lens Change Technology means that she can smoothly transition from bluebird to whiteout, while the comfortable fit and helmet compatibility means that this goggle is set to dominate the hill.


Sleek, lightweight and freestyle-inspired, the women’s Anon Griffon helmet is the perfect choice for this winter. Her goggles can be worn underneath the helmet thanks to a recessed section of foam, while its low-profile fit gives it a skate-style look. She’ll also be comfortable all day thanks to the Boa technology, allowing the perfect fit with a simple turn of the dial. There’s also long-haired fleece in the lining for extra warmth in whiteouts and top vents to circulate cool air on those warmer spring days.


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