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Burton has gotten it right. I've been on the search for a new helmet for awhile now -- looking for something that won't make me look like I stepped off the set of Spaceballs. This year's Aletta finally fits the bill - I had to do a little tweaking with the interior padding to get it low-enough profile, but it's comfortable, the adjustable fit system is amazing, and it's super-lightweight. I was able to take the speakers out of my older burton audio beanie and plug them into the earpads as well. I wear this helmet with Dragon DXS goggles, and they fit perfectly. I really couldn't be happier. I have the helmet in natural hemp, which is pretty - the image on Dogfunk is pretty true to the color - kind of a beige-y green. I'm considering getting it in black, though, too.
A word on size - just FYI, R.E.D. has changed their helmet sizing this year, so if you have an older Burton helmet, don't just assume you wear the same size ... you'll probably wear a size smaller. Dogfunk's size chart is accurate, so go off of that.
These boots are the best ones that I have owned in 9+ years of riding. I LOVE the double-BOA system, and the liners are also sweet - they have a good lacing system and aggressive heel-hold molding around the ankle. My boots are snug, but no numb toes or anything like that. Plus, they are really lightweight - especially compared to other double-BOA boots I've seen (like the Vans Veil). Mostly, though, they are very responsive and comfortable - I forget that I have them on, even walking around off the hill. These boots seem to run a little short compared to other snowboarding boots - get your normal street shoe size.
This suit is great - really stops the wind, and has a lot of room to layer underneath. The only downside to it is using the restroom ... however, it's not a bad trade off for such a sweet outfit.
Another great Burton jacket. This jacket is warm enough to wear with just a first layer, and stylish enough to handle any après-ski activities. Using the jacket-to-pant interface keeps it down over the inner jacket when you are wearing both. I'm usually not a big VELCRO fan with snowboard clothing, since it can get caked with snow, but I had no trouble with this jacketeven during a Mammoth blizzard.