Few names are as inextricably linked to the Alps as Salomon, founded in 1947 in Annecy, the heart of the Alps. It started life in François Salomon’s small workshop with the help of his wife and son. Salomon have been reinventing gear, clothing and themselves for decades. This season look out for their Ice Star 3-layer jacket. It’s an all-mountain shell that’s extremely versatile whether you’re cruising groomers or chasing powder lines in waist deep snow.