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Best Ski and Snowboard Sales — Black Friday and Beyond!

There are tons of great gear deals hitting right now, most of which you can nab immediately and some of which you’ll need to wait until Black Friday starts in a few hours. Others will roll through the weekend while still others hit on Cyber Monday. Either way, we’ve rounded up some of the best to help you find the gear you need (or so desperately want).

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Be sure to check back on this page over the next few days — we’ll update some of these deals as they change: has several key sales going on during Black Friday week, including 20% off Salomon
Arc’teryx, Burton Outerwear, Smith helmets and googles, Quiksilver, Roxy, Thule . . . and 25% off The North Face, Columbia Gear, Helly Hansen

Steep & Cheap:

Shop massive discounts on top brands, including Steep&Cheap’s 60%off or more bargain bin.


Shop the EVO Black Friday Sale for up to 60% off!

Sierra Trading Post:

Use code BLACKFRI for free shipping on Black Friday orders — lots of great previous season gear at discount pricing. Shop the main page or skip straight to SNOW.

Mountain Hardwear:

Eastern Mountain Sports (EMS):

Shop EMS Black Friday Doorbusters — limited time, while supplies last!


Shop ‘Skiing’ at EMS and take 20% off any one full-price item & 20% off any one clearance item with online code: GIVEGEAR through 11-27-17!

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We do not accept any gear in exchange for coverage. If we do not truly appreciate the gear, we don't write about it at all -- bad gear will fade into obscurity on its own if everyone ignores it. In addition, we focus on gear from reputable companies, reputable brands, and reputable retailers that we trust.

The gear links on Man Makes Fire are focused on what we are willing to recommend to our own family and friends. Many of our specific gear links connect to industry-standard affiliate advertising programs that can result in a small percentage of resulting online sales paid to Man Makes Fire.

Basically, we deliver the advice and insight you need, you get the gear you want, and then everyone wins. Pretty straightforward.

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