Originally Posted by lauriat
Good gear goes a long ways. Gore-tex is awesome!!! I only were a fleece or a jersey under my klim pull over (no insulation, just a wind break) and fleece pants under my klim pants. Good boots and gloves are what I worry about the most. I normally just buy snowboarding boots when they go on sale. Cheap, good ankle support and warm. You do look funny walking in them though.
I also ride in snowboard boots, they work great. I am surprised you don't see more people wearing them. Also insulated mechanic gloves work for me.