Winter

PT Blaster Steerable Sled

$46.50 from Amazon »

Granted, it makes for some good video footage when the kids hop on a sled and crash into a tree, but the aftermath is usually a lot better when they complete the run without incident. Flexible Flyer's PT Blaster gives...

Trac-Grabber "Get Unstuck" Traction Tools

$49.99 from Amazon »

The consensus is that these Trac-Grabber traction blocks work terrific for some people and lousy for others. Level of success seems to be based on: type of car; usage scenario; and user skill and experience with getting...

Zippo Hand Warmers

$14.16 - $21.34 from Amazon »

A Zippo in the hand is worth two in the bush (particularly because the latter is a fire hazard, kids). It's true if you need a light, and especially true if your fingers are so frozen they can't even flick one. Zippo's...

Freshie Snow Scooter

$34.99 from Amazon »

Freshie Snow Scooters are foldable gliders for kids ages 4 and up to use on snow, grass, or sand dunes, but as you can see from one of the images in the above gallery, grown men in giant red snowsuits who look like someone...

iceScreen Side View Mirror Mittz

$14.95 from Amazon »

If you already have an iceScreen for your windshield, or you don't care all that much about being able to see out the front of your car, but those side view mirrors better be frost-free, the makers of the magnetic ice...

Vargo Titanium Pocket Cleats

$67.36 from Amazon »

Vargo's take on their Titanium Pocket Cleats is that the compact, folding crampons are aces at improving speed and traction on runs and ultralight hiking trips through the snow. But given the level to which hell froze...

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Coldscreen Skin-Warming Lotion

$15 - $20 from Uthermic »

Rather than protect your skin from the sun UTHERMIC's Coldscreen harnesses energy from your own body heat to protect it from the harsh, bitter chill of winter air. This is terrific news for people who are cold all the...

WEN Snow Blaster

Sold Out from Amazon »

Oh you poor East Coast bastards. I normally have no sympathy for the plight of my fellow men unless their plight somehow directly affects me, but as someone who feels being stranded in the house with his mama and then...

Signal Solar Hybrid Snowboard

No laws or public service announcements about texting & boarding yet, right? Perfect. Because that's exactly what Signal's Solar Hybrid snowboard was designed for....

iceScreen Magnetic Ice Shield

$12.95 - $34.95 from Amazon »

Now that Star Wars Sunshade season is over, it's time to haul out the Wampa Ice Mitt. Or take iceScreen's advice and chuck the scraper in dumpster. iceScreen creators Dan Miller and Andy Wright have developed a magnetic...

Mountain Horse Dirt Bike Snow Kits

$5,200 - $6,500 from Timbersled »

Timbersled does for dirt bikes what Track N Go does for trucks. Except I think Timbersled's intent is less to enable safe passage, work, and rescue operations during inclement weather than to enable sick motocross races...

Track N Go Wheel-Driven Track System

$25k from Track N Go »

When people ask me if I want to go snowshoeing I always say no because this activity usually involves walking. Often up a steep slope. In the snow. It's cold, labor-intensive, and there are no Playmates wearing nothing...

Stealth-X Carbon Fiber Snow Sled

$2,549 from Snolo Sleds »

Carbon fiber. That stuff is pretty light, right? Hey! Cornelius! Good news! Next time we sneak onto the golf course to go sledding it's going to be WAY easier to schlep our implements back up the hill from the bottom!...

Snow-Melting Stair Mat

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What?! A snow-melting stair mat? And a baby demonstrating its use?! But the best part of accumulated Mother Nature dandruff is watching little kids wipe out trying to navigate through it! I do feel bad for old people...

Wheeled Snow Shovel

Sold Out from Amazon »

This shovel has been fitted with a gigantic wheel to make it exponentially easier to use, and it's called the Snow Wolf. So that's two things it has going for it. Also it claims that when old people whose children and...

Yooner Seated Ski

$174.53 from Snow Inn »

Sort of a butt ski, sort of a sled, sort of a snow kart. The Yooner is sort of a lot of things by physical definition, but by use, maker TSL Outdoor would say it is only a thrilling, effortless, and, most importantly...

GPS & HUD Snow Goggles

Sold Out from Amazon »

As much as I miss these simpler days on the ski slopes, I think I'd rather move forward with Oakley's Airwave HUD & GPS goggles than don my pink & purple snowsuit and man perm to travel back in time. Though you'll pay...

Backyard Hockey Rink

$325 from Opulent Items »

Winter is coming. And when the temperatures drop below freezing, and the snow and ice and dragons and White Walkers storm your abode, it's important to be a good host. To welcome them with some Ice 'N' Go backyard hockey...

Monster Ski Masks

Discontinued

I know, I know, it's the height of summer, and not only is this a collection of knitted winter ski masks, it's a collection of somewhat perplexing Monster Ski Masks that range from Kitschy Polka-Dotted S&M Beast to Black...

Cthulhu Ski Mask

$24.99 from ToyVault »

When it's cold on the slopes, the only thing better than wearing a toasty warm ski mask is wearing a toasty warm ski mask whose Lovecraftian green tentacles scare the ever loving shit out of fellow downhillers. The Cthulhu...

Crossbow Snowball Launcher

$16.16 from Amazon »

Concussion, anyone? The Crossbow Snow Launcher blasts a sizable wad of hard-packed snow up to 60 feet to strike the included target (yeah, like that's ever making it out of the box) or wallop your deserving victim. Schoolyard...

Gas Powered Snowboard

This is the gas-powered vehicle that combines the thrill of riding a snowmobile and the freedom of a snowboard, enabling you to surf effortlessly over the deepest fresh powder or on packed, granular snow....