TECH, STYLE, AND SURVIVAL GEAR TO HELP YOU NAVIGATE ANY DEEP FREEZE

BY TIA KIM

LVL Wearable Hydration Monitor
Winter air, inside and outside, poses as many dehydration dangers as that of summer. The LVL uses red light technology to measure 10 times deeper than most trackers not just hydration levels but also activity, heart rate, sleep, and mood, and looks far better than you’d expect from a piece of medical grade equipment. Preorder from Kick starter for $15

LVL Wearable Hydration Monitor

Oak Street X Moccasin Style Boots
Made by one of the few remaining boot factories in Maine, and inspired by Ranger boots built for New England Guides men of the 1930s and ’40s, these fi t more like gloves than footwear, and feature a hand sewn moc toe, wax stitching, and rawhide laces. Rollmoc construction helps with water resistance, and an updated Vibram outsole keeps you grounded properly. $35

OAK STREET X

Patagonia Encapsil Down Belay Parka
If you’re going to buy a parka, you might as well select the best one ever made (at least according to the maker). This design features Patagonia’s Encapsil 1000 fill power European goose down, its 10 denier Pertex nylon ripstop outer and lining, a thick, helmet compatible baffled hood, and exterior hand warmer pockets. Despite all the warmth, it still weighs just 18 ounces. $700

_Patagonia Encapsil Down Belay Parka

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Bose Sound Sport Free Headphones
Engineered to both stay in place and stay comfortable, these also feature a water repellent mesh in the open ports to ensure everything inside stays dry, even as you sweat or endure an unexpected downpour or snow squall. $250

Bose SoundSport Free Headphones

Velomacchi Speedway Gloves
Inspired by the handmade racing gloves of the ‘60s and ‘70s. Though designed for motor sports, they’re also perfect winter wear. Palms are made from soft deerskin for control and dexterity, while backs are made using scuff resistant goatskin, and conductive tips on the index finger and thumb permit touch screen use. $100

Velomacchi Speedway Gloves

Oakley Frogskins Lite Sunglasses
Frogskins was the design that allowed Oakley to gain a foothold with the masses. Now, the iconic silhouette is being reborn in this semi rimless take on the classic. Made using lightweight “O Matter” for the frames and “Unob tainium” for the nose pads, they’re available in several colors, and arrive with a retro styled pink micro bag. $115

Oakley Frogskins Lite Sunglasses

Heimplanet Mavericks Tent
For the lunatic extreme that loves winter camping, here’s the tank of tents. Designed for some of the roughest conditions imaginable, its inflatable diamond structure, forming a large geodesic dome, is capable of withstanding winds over 100 miles per hour, as well as extreme cold. Fast inflation means a single person can pitch the tent in just minutes. $6, 85

Heimplanet Mavericks Tent

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