2014 Surplus: Not Your Average Shop

By now you've been bombarded by gear this, product that. Thing is, most stores stock the same stuff. For this month's product grouping we bring you some off-the-radar and collab gear from our February issue.

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DVS Yodeler Boot ($130)
dvsshoes.com

They won't aid your yodeling skill, but they'll keep your feet dry. John Jackson's signature boot for off hill has a weather-resistant suede and leather build with an integrated inner sock to keep out snow.

Owner Operator 111 Parka ($490)
operatorusa.com

Owner Operator is a cool little company making quality, functional, throwback pieces with full domestic production in the greater New England area.

Rome Artifact ($390)
romesnowboards.com

No bullshit. The Artifact is the go-to jib and freestyle deck for a number of the Rome team for these reasons: true twin shape, regular camber, durable core, soft feel, and snappy carbon pop.

Celtek Radar Mitt ($100)
celtek.com

Celtek is known for its bold and colorful creations, but for their warmest, driest mitt they kept it clean with a tan look, supple goat leather build with a highly waterproof and breathable OutDry insert.

Von Zipper Beefy Goggle ($75)
vonzipper.com

Buried amongst the lens swapping, tint changing, speed calculating and video recording mayhem of new goggles are these simple cylindrical frames with Hawaii vibes.

Ashbury x Holden Warlock Goggle ($90)
ashburyeyewear.com
holdenouterwear.com

Ashbury laid down the foundation with a clean functional frame that comes with an extra low light lens. Holden added the finishing touches with a signature leather frame wrap.

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Burton Rover Restricted ($350)
burton.com

Burton laced these with their new cush rebounding liner and ankle harness, and pressure point free tongue. The footwear wizards at Diemme (diemmefootwear.com) added classic Italian style modeled after their Tirol shoe.

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686 Reserved Getty Anorak ($220)
686.com

Your favorite hoodie is like you go-to jeans—just comfortable. This is Reserved piece from 686 is that hoodie, only in jacket form—nice, comfy and waterproof with a marsupial pocket to match.

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World Boards x Never Summer Mountainslayer ($530)
neversummer.com
worldboards.com

It's not that often that a shop gets to create their own board, but World Boards is not your average shop. This limited, high-end, cambered build designed by owner Jay Moore is made for nothing short of slaying the entire mountain.

Salomon Villain Classicks ($480)
salomonsnowboard.com

This limited version of Louif's go-to and Good Wood winning board comes with a faster base, more rubber dampening around the edges and different graphics from Dave Banks (venomthunder.com).

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Vans Hi-Standard Boot ($180)
vans.com

To sum 'em up in one word: timeless. This boot maintains classic style with subtle performance features from lace locks to molding foam. And for the record, those are palm prints not weed leaves, you stoners.

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Analog Advent ($90)
analogclothing.com

Reason number 567 why snowboarding is cool? You don't have to wear a jersey or some compression shirt. Instead 'normal guy' gear like this hoodie layer has features like thumbholes and moisture-wicking fabric for shredding.