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FITNESS Winter Gear Guide: Best Clothes and Gear for Every Sport

  • Courtesy of Craft

    RUN: Craft Women's Zero Extreme Crewneck

    Merging two of its toughest fabrics together, Pro Zero and Pro Cool, this base layer will wick sweat from your skin while keeping you warm during your early morning runs. Plus, it's snug without being constricting.


  • Courtesy of Asics

    RUN: Asics Thermopolis LT Run Pant

    These supersoft running trousers work for a trot in any weather. Thermal lining keeps you toasty without being too bulky while reflective ankle zippers help you steer clear of cars and bikers.


  • Courtesy of North Face

    RUN: North Face Women's Apex ClimateBlock Jacket

    Stay in sight with this shell that has 360 degrees of reflectivity. Perfect for especially blustery days, it's windproof and treated with water repellant to keep you dry if the skies suddenly open.


  • Courtesy of Saucony

    RUN: Saucony Protection Glove Vizipro

    A handy USB LED light helps you peek at your watch and switch songs once it gets dark. Runny nose? Use the cloth wipe on the thumb to fix your sniffles without breaking stride.


  • Courtesy of North Face

    RUN: North Face Woman's Ultra 105 GTX XCR

    Tackle unforgiving trails with these heavy-duty sneaks. Lined with GORE-TEX and mesh, this stability shoe will keep your feet dry in rain, sleet, or snow.


  • Courtesy of Adidas

    RUN: Adidas Solstice Reversible Beanie

    Hold off on laundry a few more days with this dual-sided cap to keep your noggin snuggly when logging miles.


  • Courtesy of Roxy

    PLAY: Roxy Jet Jacket

    This poppy print may not camouflage you for a snowball fight, but it will keep you snug with its adjustable mesh-lined venting to help heat up or cool off.


  • Courtesy of Athleta

    PLAY: Athleta Powder Jean

    Skip the long underwear with denim-inspired pants equipped with Schoeller c_change technology to adapt to the environment and your body's temperature. We promise they don't look anything like PajamaJeans.


  • Courtesy of Kombi

    PLAY: Kombi Furrgie Gloves

    Warm and fuzzy on the inside, tough as nails on the outside. Goose down insulation will help keep digits warm for your next snowman-building competition.


  • Courtesy of Dale of Norway

    PLAY: Dale of Norway Reindeer Hat

    Bust out the woolies with this festive knit. Oversize chin tassels can tie or let loose for a fun look you can pull off all season.


  • Courtesy of Tecnica

    PLAY: Tecnica Moon Boot Classic Nylon

    No wet socks here! Trek to the mountain or hop around town in the iconic design of these old-school favorites.


  • Courtesy of Columbia

    SKI: Columbia Women's Circuit Breaker Softshell

    For the eternally freezing, this coat comes with wireless electric heat built in! At the press of a button you'll get three levels of heat for up to six hours so you can skip the lodge and maximize your time on the mountain instead.


  • Courtesy of Helly Hansen

    SKI: Helly Hansen W Legend Pant

    Bob and weave easily with added flexibility in the knees. An adjustable belt lets you pile on or take away base layers without sacrificing a perfect fit.


  • Courtesy of Roxy

    SKI: Roxy Mist Goggles

    Fashion meets function with these shatter-proof and scratch-resistant lenses. The floral accent also makes a stylish statement when paired with a helmet for a safer ride.


  • Courtesy of Oakley

    SKI: Oakley The Claw Gloves

    Designed with the help of pro rider Gretchen Bleiler, these mitts are the real deal. Leather palming on the outside combined with Sherpa lining inside, your feelers will nix frostbite while keeping a steady grip on the poles.


  • Courtesy of Spyder

    SKI: Spyder Seamless Compression L/S Top and Baselayer Pant

    This set feels like second skin, eliminating friction and wicking away sweat for smoother swooshing down hills.

    Top, $60; pant, $55;

  • Courtesy of Burton

    SKI: Burton Party Socks

    Funky designs like this Free Cone Day style give piggies some pizzazz while adding padding to arches and ankles. Quick-drying Merino wool will prevent soggy toes on your many trips up the ski lift.


  • Courtesy of Oakley

    SNOWBOARD: Oakley Crowbar Snow Goggles

    Silicone backing fastens the strap in place as triple-layer fleece face foam keeps your peepers sweat-free and comfortable. Pick one of the eye-catching colors or design your own customized pair for your next grind.


  • Courtesy of Burton

    SNOWBOARD: Burton 2L Flare Down Jacket

    Frigid temps are no match for this coat, complete with a GORE-TEX lined shell and insulation that won't make you look (or feel) like a marshmallow during a shredding session.


  • Courtesy of O'Neill

    SNOWBOARD: O'Neill Escape Star Pant

    Be the most fashionable freestyler on the mountain with a pair of bold colored bottoms. A detachable belt and taped seams help secure the fit to prevent sliding when riding.


  • Courtesy of VonZipper

    SNOWBOARD: VonZipper Fishbowl Goggles

    Eco-snow bunnies will appreciate that the frames on these specs are made from 50 percent recycled material. An anti-fog shield will help boarders carve through the snow without error.


  • Courtesy of Burton

    SNOWBOARD: Burton Social Snowboard

    Consider this your portable playground. The flashy design will turn heads as you catch air flying down the mountain.


  • Courtesy of DC Shoes

    SNOWBOARD: DC Shoes Women's Sweep Snowboard Boots

    The best of both boot worlds — the bottom of this boot snaps to keep feet secure, while the top has traditional lacing to adjust as tight or loose as you want to ride.


  • Courtesy of O'Neill

    SNOWBOARD: O'Neill Freedom Moonstone Fullsuit

    Be a showstopper on the slopes with this slim-fit body suit. Waterproof and built for breathability, it's the little extras — like armpit vent zips — that make this onesie extra special.

    Originally published on, January 2012.