Not sure what to buy the skier or snowboarder in your life? Don't worry, we've got you covered. We know how hard it can be to come up with gift ideas, so we've done the hard work for you.
This gift guide includes useful and practical gifts for skiers and snowboarders. As much as any skier or snowboarder would love a new jacket or boots or goggles, these items are very much a personal choice and really need to be tried on to make sure they fit...and look the biz!
We think these gifts will please any skier or snowboarder; and for all of our family and friends - well...hint, hint if you know what I mean!
Good quality base layers are essential. They should be lightweight, warm and comfortable. A good thermal base layer should be versatile enough to take you from the mountain, to out on the town and into bed.
You can't just wear any socks skiing and snowboarding. No really, you can't. The right socks are really important. You want to make sure they are comfy, have moisture wicking properties, don't have seams that will rub and irritate inside your boot and won't bunch up, ending down around your ankles. Here's our favourites.
These two gadgets are always in our pockets or backpacks when we go snowboarding, they are our must have items.
The Snow Chasers Hoodie
Ski or Snowboard DVD
Give that skier or snowboarder in your life some inspiration and get them a snowboarding or skiing DVD. Watch it with them and you might find that you'll want to give skiing or snowboarding a go! Aside from getting them pumped for their next trip, most ski and snowboard DVD's will include some magnificent, drool worthy scenery too.
Staying hydrated on the mountain can be difficult. When the conditions are good, the last thing we want to do is head into the lodge for a drink. Plus when the temps are cold, it's easy to forget to keep hydrating. Here's a couple of great options for staying hydrated.
It didn't happen unless it was on film right?
I hope that this guide helps you find the perfect gift for the skier or snowboarder in your life. Would you add anything to this list? Let me know in the comments below!
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Jen spends most of her time following Mick around the mountain, often unintentionally off jumps and cliff drops. Currently on a mission to prove that you’re never too old to try freestyle. Aside from snowboarding, a little obsessed about tattoos, CrossFit, saving animals, learning to play the guitar and clean eating. Web designer and digital marketing nerd.