Winter

Snow Joe Cordless Electric Snow Shovel

$159.98 Amazon »

When winter piles on the snow, the Snow Joe Cordless Electric Snow Shovel...moves it around and piles it elsewhere. Just like a manual shovel, but presumably without making you break a sweat under your puffy coat, or...

Assled Wearable Snow Sled

$99.90 Snowfeet »

The Assled is a new wearable snow sled from Snowfeet, a Czech company in the business of making unique recreational snow products, and naming them exactly what they are. (See their namesake Snowfeet, and Skiskates.)...

ECO-ST Pet & Eco-Friendly Starfish Extract Ice Melt

$22 - $55 Amazon »

I can't say no starfish were harmed in the making of ECO-ST, a pet and eco-friendly ice melt made from starfish extract. But I can say - and this is news to me - the de-icer uses starfish bio-waste for good reason: in...

Earthwise Cordless Electric Snow Shovel

$159.99 - $254.99 Amazon »

This cordless electric snow shovel from Earthwise is also aptly described as a snow thrower. A snow caster. A snow dozer. And, if it works as advertised, a snow superhero...

Giant Inflatable Snow Sleigh

$88.24 - $91.13 Amazon »

FUNBOY's giant Inflatable Snow Sleigh is 70" long, 30" wide, and burly enough to take 2 of you on Houndstooth or Gondola-designed sledding adventures this winter. All you need is an air pump, or some COVID-free lungs...

Snowbot Autonomous Snowblower

The only thing I like to shovel is food, into my mouth, so I am very happy to see the Snowbot autonomous snowblower making its way (in a haze of white powder!) to market. A Roomba-style robot for the outdoors, the Snowbot...

Sun Company AvaGage - Avalanche Danger Indicator

$19.99 Amazon »

People love to hype skiing and snowboarding in the winter, rave about hiking and camping in the summer, and all the superlatives they use, and the glossy eyes they get when waxing poetic about how much joy and wholeness...

SnowClaw Backcountry Snow Shovel

$25 Amazon »

The best part about SnowClaw's Backcountry Snow Shovel? OK, maybe second best part, after its ability to help you out in a snowed-in car emergency. The shovel is a multi-tool that can also double as a sled, so when there's...

Duckballs - Duck-Shaped Snowball Maker

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Who's ready for some flying duckballs to the face? I know it sounds gross, but think of it as...as...a delicacy. Yeah, that's it, a delicacy of snowball fights...

Ice Scraper Mitts

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The biting morning cold. The cringey sound of the scraper. The reach across your windshield that has a 50/50 chance of tweaking your back. The damp, frozen, useless hand you're left with right when it's time to grip your...

Winterial Downhill Inflatable Snow Sled

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The Winterial Downhill Inflatable Snow Sled is about to blow up your winter recreation. Word on the street is that snow sport alternatives to skiing and snowboarding are going to be especially popular in 2020 since social...

Slopedeck Snowskate - Skateboard for the Snow

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Show off your slick tricks on an even slicker surface this winter with a Slopedeck Snowskate. The Canadian-made hybrid trades in snowboard bindings for a maple cambered deck that mimics a skateboard's in both size and...

Yukon Hammerhead Pro HD Steerable Snow Sled

$184.99 Amazon »

When Yukon Charlie's shows off their Yukon Hammerhead Pro HD snow sled with the invite to "#ExperienceWinter," part of me hates them, because F you, Yukon Charlie, I've been shoveling snow for the past 2 hours and I don't...

Bobsla Snow Kart

It may be lovely weather for a sleigh ride together, but I think I'm gonna sled solo on a Bobsla this time. And by "sled" I mean fly downhill and across the snow at speeds of over 20 MPH in this snowmobile / drift kart...

RHS Valley Heater Roof Snow & Ice Elimination System

$129.95 - $549.95 Amazon »

Let it snow, let it snow, let it...create major roof water damage and possibly get so heavy it slides off avalanche-style and takes out my Aunt Jan. RHS Valley Heater roof snow and ice elimination systems emanate 40 watts...

DMOS Stealth Pro Snow Shovel

$129 Amazon »

DMOS calls their Stealth Pro Snow Shovel "Your Excalibur with teeth." What a great line! Though it's also a double-edged sword (yuk, yuk, yuk) because Excalibur started out embedded in stone, and no man could pull it...

TreadReady Adirondack Strap Emergency Traction Device

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Oh boy, slid, stuck, and spun-out season is upon us! TreadReady's Adirondack Strap emergency traction device could help you avoid the situation I found myself in a couple weeks ago: Toyota Prius in a blizzard...

Snowfeet

$199.90 Amazon »

Snowfeet look like a lovechild born of a forbidden affair between a pair of skis and a pair of crampons. From the latter Snowfeet got their compact, strap-on design; buckle the foot-shaped shoes over your own pair of...

YakTrax Walk Traction Cleats

$9.93 - $18 Amazon »

As much as I love bloopers videos of people slipping on ice and biting it in snowy winter weather, I don't love it when the subject of such videos is me. YakTrax are traction cleats that slip on over your outdoor shoes...

GoFloats Winter Snow Tubes

$33.70 Amazon »

Santa's got his herd of reindeer to fly him through the sky, you've got a herd of unicorn...and polar bears, penguins, and pink flamingoes to fly you through the snow. GoFloats Winter Snow Tubes look like your average...

Bradley Snow Tube Sleds

$89 - $149 Amazon »

I like this Deluxe Edition of Bradley's Snow Tube. It's a sledding twofer! One inflatable 48" truck inner tube with RapidGlide bottom for She-Ra: Princess of Power to lounge down the hills in, and one little Snow Saucer...

EZ Ice - DIY 60-Minute Backyard Ice Rink

$2,280 - $3,870 EZ Ice »

EZ Ice says its DIY backyard ice rinks are so fast and easy to put together that even your kids could do it. In 60 minutes! Which means you should definitely get an EZ Ice backyard ice rink and put those couch-lounging...

Snow Joe Ultra Electric Snow Thrower

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The Snow Joe Ultra says it can throw up to 650 pounds of snow per minute, clearing up to 2,450 square feet per hour! Someone who isn't me is sure going to have fun clearing off the driveway and entry walk and sidewalk...

Sled Legs

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Sled Legs are made in Canada. And that's your news for the day that contains no shock value, no potential for angering the masses, and nothing that makes you question how the hell we got here. In fact, it might be the...