Things to Bring Skiing

Bring these essentials with you next time yourfamily heads out to ski or snowboard!

  • Hat / helmet – if your head is warm the rest of you is likelyto stay warm.
  • Water proof insulated gloves/mittens – mittens are warmest.
  • Goggles/Sunglasses – Goggles are strongly recommended on cold orsnowy days for warmth and increased visibility.
  • Jacket/Parka (water resistant)
  • Synthetic or wool base layers for top & bottom – it’s better tobe warm than cold, you can always shed layers. Synthetic materials help towick moisture away from your skin. Once again, do not wear cotton as abase layer.
  • Snow/Water resistant pants – helps keep your lower body warmand dry.
  • Warm, dry socks – Moisture wicking Ski/Snowboard socks (woolor fleece) are the best. No cotton.  Wear only one pair ofsocks.
  • Sunscreen – SPF 15 or higher
  • Lip Balm
  • Snack, Fruit, Energy Bar
  • Trail Map – available for free in the lodge.
  • ID, Wallet, Cash
  • Extra Clothes, Shoes – to change into when you’re all done, inorder to go out and celebrate your first day of skiing or snowboarding!
  • Equipment – Remember that usually the rental shops havetop-of-the line rental equipment.

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