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Winter Gear Guide: Jackson Hole Snowboard Team

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Outerwear: Homeschool Revolve Pant; Dangermare Jacket

Photograph By Courtesy photos; Jeff Moran

I'd never heard of Homeschool Outerwear until one of my team kids, Jack Hessler (pictured here) started riding for them. It's a small, grassroots company based in the Pacific Northwest that spends money on R&D instead of marketing and makes outerwear tested in rough-and-tumble winter conditions of Mt. Baker. (Generally speaking, if it can hold up in Jackson and Baker, it can hold up anywhere.) Plus, "I like Homeschool because it's lightweight and waterproof," Jack explains. "Also, I'm into the solid colors." In a place like Jackson Hole, where most kids choose function over fashion, Homeschool definitely satisfies both needs. [Pant, $275; Jacket, $250; homeschoolsnowboarding.com]