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Skiing/Snowboarding for the first time...

Never been skiing or snowboarding and you are wondering what clothes and equipment you will need on your holiday. We have put together a definitive list of equipment below. It is not essential to purchase boots, skis, poles and snowboards to take with you as these items will incur additional travel cost to yourselselves and they can be hired. About ten weeks before your holiday, you will receive details for the cost of hiring equipment for the trip. Helmets can be hired, but for your comfort, we recommend purchasing your own helmet before you go.


Essential Clothing


  • Ski Jacket

  • Ski Trousers (Salopettes)

  • Ski Gloves or Mittens

  • Glove Liners

  • Two pairs of Ski Socks

  • Two pairs of Thermals (Two Tops & Two Bottoms)

  • Two Polo Neck Tops

  • Fleece Jacket

  • Woolly Hat

  • Bandana


Optional Clothing

  • Balaclava/Neck Warmer


Where to buy clothing and equipment:


Essential Equipment


  • Helmet

  • Ski Pass Holder

  • Sun Block for face & lips  (SPF 50 Recommended)

  • Googles

  • Sunglasses

  • Hand Warmers

  • Small Rucksack

  • Knee Pads (For Snowboarders)


Optional Equipment

  • Camera

  • Video Camera

  • MP3 Player





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