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Blades and Beyond

Local sporting stores recommend their favorite ice-skating gear.


Freitag F45 Lois sports bag, $260 at 1 Prince St., at Bowery; 212-334-0928.

REI rust-preventing and sweat-drying multi-towel, $10 at 303 Lafayette St., nr. Houston St.; 212-680-1938.

REI windproof Powerflyte gloves with touchscreen-compatible thumbs and forefingers, $25 at REI.

Everest Designs fleece-lined Sherpa earflap hat, $33 at Gear to Go Outfitters, 217 Garfield Pl., nr. Seventh Ave., Park Slope; 718-399-7848.

Darn Tough wool sock with high-density cushioning, $23 at Gear to Go Outfitters.

Jackson Classique recreational ice skates, $170 at Westside Skate & Stick, 174 Fifth Ave., nr. 23rd St.; 212-228-8400.

A&R rubber figure-skate guards, $6 at Trump Rink shop, Central Park S. (enter at 59th St. at Sixth Ave.); 212-439-6900.

Kids' Roller Derby Metro ice skates, $50 at Sports Authority, 845 Third Ave., at 51st St.; 212-355-9725.

Icebreaker ultralight merino-wool Sprite leggings with anti-chafe flatlock stitching, $90 at 823 Washington St., nr. Gansevoort St.; 212-337-0616.

A&R TuffTerrys cloth blade covers, $17 at Trump Rink shop.


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