Rome SDS - Snowboard Design Syndicate - Rome was founded on the idea of riders having a voice in their passion—and having all types of riders contribute designs into the Syndicate.
Rome was created in 2001 to be a brand that ties into the "cultural foundation" of snowboarding. Both co-founders of Rome believe that snowboarding continues to be rooted in the pursuit of fun on snow, which has been over shadowed in recent years. From day 1, this philosophy has helped Rome to grow into the big brand it is today.
Rome produce a huge variety of goods. Their snowboards, bindings and boots ooze quality and with a range of snowboarding equipment, you can be sure to find a snowboarding product which suits your needs and wallet!
For your time on the mountain, Rome design and produce premium snowboard jackets and pants, bags, accessories and much more. All of which share the quality of Rome's snowboards, boots and bindings.
Rome can also equip you for you time off the mountain with casual clothes such as hoodies, t-shirts and more bags.
Whatever you choose to buy from Rome, you won't regret it!
Being an Independently rider owned and operated snowboard outerwear company,and having an obsession to make snowboard products that are progressively unique is what 686 is all about. Enjoy
Analog provides an A-Z of technical and softgoods clothing solutions for board sports enthusiasts, be it for snowboarding, skateboarding or surfing, Analog have got your back!
Bonfire is the technical clothing brand of Salomon Snowboards. High performance snowboard jackets, pants, gloves, hats and technical clothing so damn good even skiers wear Bonfire! The styling, cut and shape are designed for younger, more aggressive and more extreme users - hence why some skiers also buy into the brand big time!
Burton is one of the most successful snowboarding companies in the world for two reasons - they were one of the very first and you do not get to be number one without being good. Burton gear has a great reputation and their after sales service is great too. The Burton product range is now colossal - covering almost everything you need to go snowboarding. Many a skier can be seen wearing Burton outerwear too!
- Burton Restricted1
Burton’s 'Restricted' series of products are the highly sought after, limited editions of some of their hardware series or all-new, exclusive models of outerwear that are only available in select core stores.
DC. Pure skate heritage. One of the original skate shoe companies. Skate style clothing and accessories. DC are also big time into snowboards, snowboard boots and snowboard outerwear and also cover BMX, Surf and MTX. The brand is big, loose and loud!
Started by Danny Kass, Grenade Gloves strives to keep their world-class attitude in their full product line of signature snowboard gloves, outerwear, street gear, kicks and accessories.
Holden outerwear is second to none when it comes to quality and unique styling. Built by Pro snowboarder Mikey Le Blanc, Holden represents the fusion between functionality and ultra sleek styling. Accept nothing less!
Brainchild of Simon Chamberlain, Nomis Clothing orgionally strived to get away from some of the assembly line drivel that was coming out of snowboarding's biggest names and get back to riding's core. Style-forward T-shirts, Nomis women's and men's snowboard jackets, and a full line of Nomis clothing show that this is a snowboard brand that's comfortable in subverting the norm.
Oakley are one of the biggest names in action sports. Renowned for making some of the best sunglasses and ski / snowboard goggles in the world which are worn by snowsports’ elite everyday, Oakley also make a super high quality range of outerwear and streetwear, which always live up to the levels of quality associated with their award winning eyewear.
Ride - one of the longest established premium snowboard brands around. Still producing exciting, innovative snowboards and snowboard bindings, Ride have firmly established themselves as a leader in the snowboard industry. Constant attention to detail and inspiring new ideas keep the newer brands in their place.
Rome SDS - Snowboard Design Syndicate - quite simply the coolest snowboard brand on the market! Specialising in freestyle snowboards, bindings and boots Rome SDS is now also available across a wide range of snowboard apparel and accessories, including snowboard jackets, snowboard pants, snowboard hats and beanies, gloves, luggage, board bags and more. Checkout the hoodies and T's too!
- Special Blend2
Special Blend was started with a vision to produce innovative snowboard outerwear designs that keep you comfortable and protected, all while making you look your absolute best from First Chair to Last Call.
Spyder is the biggest ski - speciality brand in the world, and is the official supplier of ski gear for the US, Canadian and Jamaican ski teams. This premium ski wear brand has a reputation for quality and design that is simply unmatched by any of its competitors.
Technine was formed back in '93 - The Golden era of Hip Hop! Technine has always been about the riders and the riding. Both the Technine team riders, and the R&D / product developers are always at the top of their game, producing some of the most technically advanced snowboard equipment on the market, with a style that keeps the likes of 2pac, ODB, Guru and Bob smiling down on us.
Thirtytwo immediately took the snowboard scene by storm when they released their first line of snowboard boots in 1995. Now with a world class team, outstanding boots and full line of outerwear and softgoods, Thirtytwo is one of the most desired brands in the snowboard industry.
Trespass have been making great quality outdoor gear since 1984 and coming from Scotland, they certainly know a thing or two about the need for decent waterproof, windproof and warm clothing!
Volcom is one of the most legit brands in action sports, and has always been at the top of their game when it comes to producing the best Skateboarding, surfing and snowboarding products available.
Westbeach. Candian design. The original canadian snowboarding company. Loud style. Simple graphics. Maximum performance in extreme conditions. Thoroughly refined and tested. This brand goes right to the heart of core snowboarding.
Technically, there is little difference between a snowboard jacket and a ski jacket. Both would work perfectly well for either sport. Many freestyle skiers wear clothing styles more traditionally associated with snowboarding. Differences relate to the style, the colours, the cut or look or simply the brand name.
Listed here are snowboard jackets with a strong snowboard pedigree or heritage which tend not to be worn by skiers - unless you are a skier who likes the snowboard look - and many younger skiers do! The snowboard look is also popular amongst freestyle skiers.
Listed here are ski jackets with a strong ski pedigree or heritage which tend not to be worn by snowboarders - unless you are a snowboarder who likes the ski look!
This is the size quoted by the manufacturer. Please bear in mind that sizes may vary so it is always advisable to refer to the brand-specific size chart which can be found on every product description page.
Style refers to type of jacket you want. Down Jackets are the warmest, Down vests are great for spring and the others types refer to the different insulating properties of standard jackets
The ultimate in luxurious warmth. Ideal for riding in North America or on cold European days in January or February. Made from either goose or duck down, these garments are great for apres ski too - because trudging about town in the evening can be bitterly cold!
Insulated outer layers are a good idea if you are snowboarding or skiing in North America - where temperatures are significantly lower than in Europe - or if you suffer from the cold or if you just prefer being nice and warm and snug. We recommend insulated jackets for children and small adults who suffer from the cold. Please look at the product descriptions on our website because some garments are more insulated than others. We have included in the 'Insulated' category all garments which have zip out or removable linings.
Shell Jackets are extremely versatile as they are designed to be 'layered up' underneath in order to control your body temperature. Shell jackets tend to be the most technical ski and snowboard jackets available on the market
- Vests & Gillets-
Sleeveless jackets, Bodywarmers and gillets, such as the North Face Nuptse vest are great for the spring time or when ultimate articulation in the arms is required
The higher the rating number, the more waterproof a fabric will be. Gore Tex do not use the same system as everyone else - they quote single, double (2L) and triple layers (3L) of waterproof membrane. To be waterproof, an item of clothing needs more than a waterproof fabric - you also need to consider the seams.
- Up to 5,000-
Perfectly adequate for most snow sport uses.
- Up to 10,0005
A good level of waterproof rating, capable of withstanding long periods of heavy rain.
- Up to 15,000-
Garments with a 15,000 rating offer a very high degree of waterproof protection for the serious outdoor sports enthusiast who demands high performing technical garments.
- Up to 20,000-
Garments with a 20,000 rating offer a very high degree of waterproof protection for the serious outdoor sports enthusiast who demands the highest performing technical garment.
- 20,000 Plus-
Simply the best level of waterproof protection available (excluding some Gore Tex fabrics).
- Gore Tex-
Gore Tex, being the original manufacturers of waterproof/breathable fabrics, are still the market leaders and have a reputation second to none.
- Gore Tex 2L-
A double layer of waterproof Gore Tex membrane, making the garment doubly waterproof.
- Gore Tex 3L-
At the time of writing, products using Gore Tex 3L fabrics are widely regarded as the highest performance technical outdoor garments available, with the highest waterproof and breathable ratings.
- Not Quoted-
We only quote the waterproof rating of a garment when it is backed up by information displayed on either a garment tag/label or the manufacturers website/brochure. We have not, therefore, quoted ratings for all our garments. This does not, however, mean they are not waterproof but it is a fairly reliable indicator that the waterproof rating is likely to be under 5,000.
Clothing seams are almost always sewn together. Sewing leaves holes, holes leak and you could get wet! To counter this manufacturers tape the seams to keep the water out.
- Fully Taped1
Only a garment with fully taped seams can be considered to be waterproof. All seams are taped and glued to make them at least as waterproof as the fabric itself. We highly recommend garments with fully taped seems as being the best for snowboarding and skiing.
- Critically Taped4
A garment with critically taped seams does not have all of it's seams taped - only those identified by the manufacturer as being critically important to prevent water ingression. Garments with critically taped seams are perfectly adequate for most snow sports uses.
- Not Quoted-
We quote a garment as having taped seams when this information is confirmed by information displayed on either a garment tag/label or the manufacturers website/brochure. In all other instances, we have chosen to list the product as 'not quoted'.
- Powder Skirt5
Also know as a snow skirt, snow gaiter or waist gaiter, this handy feature is an elasticated belt of material which sits inside the jacket above the waist-band and which, when fastened around the waist, helps prevent snow getting up and inside your jacket. It also helps to keep body heat in.
- Media Pocket5
Special inner pocket designed to hold your phone and/or iPod nice and secure, media pockets often have a special port for your headphones so you don't need to leave the pocket partially open and risk losing your valuables.
- Wrist Gaiters5
Often made of Lycra, wrist gaiters sit inside the cuffs and are worn over the hands to create a seal and prevent snow getting up inside your jacket sleeves. They also help to stop sleeves riding up and keep body heat in.
Zip-up openings, usually located under the arms, which can be opened to let in ventilation when you get too hot. Jacket venting often has a mesh covering to stop snow getting inside.
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