Scott Stiles

Scott Stiles

How to Choose Ski and Snowboard Jackets

There are two main types of snowboard and ski jackets. You’ll find 3-in-1 jackets and what I’ll call traditional jackets. In the traditional jacket category, you’ll find both insulated jackets and basic shell jackets without insulation. I’ll go into detail for each of these categories. … How to Choose Ski and Snowboard JacketsRead More »

How to Choose Waterproof and Breathability Ratings for Outerwear

Waterproof and breathability ratings need to be considered together when shopping for outerwear. You’ll often find them specified like 10k/15k where the first number is the waterproof rating and the second is the breathability rating. A 10k/15k jacket is therefore moderately waterproof and breathable. Something like 5k/15k would be a low waterproof jacket but moderately …

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How to Choose Snowboards

Snowboard manufacturers try their best to differentiate themselves from the competition. One way to do this is by creating their own branded words for the features and technology used in the board design. But this can make understanding how to choose snowboards more difficult partly because often manufacturers will use different words that basically mean …

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