Make the Cold a Snap

Survive the winter with these 10 tools that will keep you in your element while out in the elements


1. Connected Clothing
Of course there’s an app of for that. Lenz Heat Socks are not only heated—they let you control how hot is hot with a companion app using your smartphone. $350  |

2. Take Cover
When your everyday blanket or Snuggie isn’t cutting it, throw on this USB Heated Shawl Lap Blanket by Convenient Gadgets & Gifts and power through the day. $20  |

3. Hear, ear!
Nothing should keep you from your favourite music or podcasts. These unisex Bluetooth Ear Warmers by 180s mean you can keep listening no matter the conditions. $100  |

4. Breaking The Ice
If you’re looking to upgrade your ice scraper (or add another to your vehicle’s arsenal) we recommend Hopkins’s Sub Zero Extendable 50” Crossover Snow Broom$27  |

5. Stay in Touch
Get touchy-feely with your smartphone while fighting back frostbite with Glider Gloves’s touch-enabled Winter Gloves. Its double-layered knit will keep your fingers warm and snug—making sure your texting won’t suffer. $19  |

6. The Quench Warmer
Keep your coffee hot and your insides toasty throughout the workday with this handy and easy-to-use Mug Warmer from Mr. Coffee$15  |

7. On Your Toes
Whether you have a standing desk or not, Cozy Product’s Foot Warmer is perfect for winter-weary feet, and its waterproof design can be used to melt snow off winter boots in a pinch. $80  |

8. Dry & Dry Again
Dry clothes are warm clothes. The DryGuy Wide-Body Boot and Glove Dryer uses four forced-air chambers to ready your gear for another bout of snow in around
an hour. $120  |

9. Get a Hold of This
When you’re far removed from traditional heat sources, Human Creations’s EnergyFlux 4400mAh Rechargeable Hand Warmer will save your appendages. Capable of temps up to 120°F for four hours, the device can be recharged via USB or power outlet. $70  |

10. Climate, Controlled
Vornado’s Whole Room Tower Heater can rapidly warm up any small room quietly. A nine-hour timer and automatic climate control maintain temps while adding energy efficiency. $250  |