Make your own free website on Tripod.com

How to Get ready for a Snowboarding Holiday

Are you planning a winter holiday this winter? Getting packed and going anywhere different to ski for a weekend might be the ultimate skiing break. Having a blast skiing at a new ski hill and soaking up some winter sunshine is a wonderful cure for winter low spirits.

if you have a trip such as this planned, you are presumably already mentallycoming up with your packing list. A skiing trip is lots bulkier to get ready for, particularly when you contribute gear to the list also. Frequently you are able to jpick up what you need when you get there, but in case that you're staying at the snowboard hill that will get spendy and wouldn't you prefer to spend your money on fun stuff?

After years and years of assisting destination visitors locate all that they wish they'd brought along from home, i have put together some things you might not have thought of when you're planning your packing and will be happy to have when you get there.

Boots. No, not your walking-around boots, but the snowboarding boots. I know it could be obvious, but stick with me on this one. Traveling with all the gear can be a hassle and whenever you're flying it may be more expensive more than its worth. A snowboarding trip may be a great chance to try out a couple of new boards by renting demo models to experience the latest and greatest.

BUT, pack your own boots. provided that you ski or ride and own your own boots it is worth the price of shipping/transporting them. after you are used to your own gear and have gotten them sized to your own foot a rented boot will be uncomfortable. In the event your feet aren't happy, you're not going to have the best turns.

Socks. Unless you plan on being able to do laundry pack enough socks. pack a pair of winter socks for every day you plan to be on the snowboard hill and an extra pair. the times I work drawn out days and spend as much as 15 hours in my boots putting on fresh socks is heaven. If your feet are played out and cold, taking five minutes to get out of the nippy socks you're wearing into a dry set at times will pick you up as much as you need to let you to finish having fun the time on the hill.

Slippers. winter mountains are somewhat relaxed and you can count on on having on your day-to-day boots in all places you go. Certainly no need to make room in your suitcase for dress up shoes. Do have room for some slippers though. you're not going to want to have on your klunky shoes inside after your day on the hill, you are going to want to slide into something comfy and comfortable to spend the evening in. Here in the mountains a lot of us slip off their outdoor boots at the door so they will not bring snow and ice and mud in the house. Whenever you are visiting It's conventional custom to slip your boots off at the door and be in socks. Note to self, bring comfy comfortable socks too!

Swim Suit. Most of the resorts are equipped with a whirlpool. When you are going to be soaking in a public whirlpool it's proper etiquette to be in a bathing suit. Soaking in a jacuzzi under the night sky after a great day on the mountain is the greatest method to spend the evening. The air outdoor is icy cold and there would be snow piled up around the whirlpool, but you're toasty warm and oh so loose! The times you did not take along a swim suit, you are most likely not going to go out and jpick up one simply for one night but you will be sorry about not being able to soak in the tub. Of course, if you have your own private jacuzzi, well then the way you dress is your decision! 


Womens ski goggles are made for a woman's face instead of just being smaller men's goggles.  Find ones that fit at http://womensskigoggles.net/

Goggles and Sunglasses. Bring both. You may be planning to be in your goggles while you're skiing on the mountain, but for hanging out at the base on the patio or walking around you're going to need your sunglasses. Be certain both your goggles and your sunglasses have top UV protection. Call to mind the sun is going to bebouncing off the snow all around you and tossing much more UVs at you than you can realize even on mucky days. Also, you're going to be at higher elevation and it is true the sun is brighter and stronger! Cover your peepers, they can get sunburned the same way your skin can.