From mens ski jackets and ski pants for women, snow boots and skis through to snowboarding gear you need the correct equipment to make your skiing holiday enjoyable, most of all you need to stay warm with the best snow apparel from top brand names such as North Face, Helly Hanson, Salomon and Nordica to name a few.
Take a scarf or choob to keep out snow and chilly draughts, but remember you can lose up to 30% of your body heat from your head, so make sure you have a warm hat that covers your ears as well. Helmets have also become extremely popular and are highly recommended. Layers are the best way to keep warm and can be taken off easily if you do get hot!
Choose a thin, wicking base layer and plenty of mid layers, Microfleeces and soft shells are ideal.
Your top layer of clothing should be a windproof, snow proof ski jacket and snow pants or salopettes to make sure you stay dry and warm all day on the mountain.Here you will also find the essential accessories such as goggles, gloves, socks and sunglasses along with the travel luggage to transport your ski equipment.
How cold is it going to be? American resorts are often colder than European ones, but also, if your resort is particularly high or you are going at a very cold time of year, you will need to take this into consideration and take extra mid layers and warm outer layers. Maybe also consider mittens instead of gloves as they are the warmer option.