Like word of fresh powder, here’s some sweet news for skiers and snowboarders alike: OSBE USA has developed a safe, comfortable helmet that doesn’t stint on style. The new “Majic Snow” line has a plush inner lining, a sliding visor that disappears inside the helmet and a ventilation system to keep temperatures just right. All that and a high-impact-resistant, carbon-composite shell for unparalleled protection at any speed. From $509,

Between Dec. 15, 2013, and Jan. 15, 2014, AA readers will receive 10 percent off all Osbe USA helmets with the code FLYAA. Twenty percent of the sales will be donated to cystic fibrosis research.