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Get Packed - The Essential Packing List for the Slopes

Get Packed - The Essential Packing List for the Slopes

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Whether it’s your very first time on the slopes, or you’re an experienced head in need of a little more organisational help, this handy list details absolutely everything you need for your winter fun! Compiled by our friends at this one stop list contains everything from the essentials  to those additional you’ll only need in emergencies:

Travel Essentials

  • Tickets, travel money, passport
  • Flight/train/ferry/coach/transfer details
  • Holiday/accommodation/ski hire details
  • Insurance details
  • Driving licence/GPS navigation device/directions if you're driving
  • Ski Club membership card (for member discounts in resort)
  • Fully charged mobile phone, charger and external battery

Ski/Snowboard Equipment

  • Ski boots/snowboard boots
  • Skis/snowboard (in ski bag)
  • Poles
  • Day rucksack
  • Helmet
  • Transceiver, shovel and probe (for staying safe off piste)
  • Water bottle or Camelbak
  • Multitool for repairs or adjustments on the go
  • Goggles

Powster Pulsar:

Ski/Snowboard Clothing:

  • Warm hat/beanie
  • Sunglasses
  • Neck warmer/buff
  • 2x thermal tops
  • 2x fleeces
  • Waterproof ski jacket
  • Waterproof ski trousers
  • Waterproof gloves or mittens
  • Thermal bottoms
  • 2 or 3 pairs of ski/board socks

Other Clothes:

  • Jeans/long trousers
  • T-shirts/tops
  • Jumper or fleece
  • Underwear including socks
  • Comfy trousers/jogging bottoms
  • Slippers
  • Thin gloves
  • Scarf
  • Shoes/boots with a good grip
  • Sports bra

Other Stuff:

  • Pyjamas
  • Toiletries including toothbrush
  • Sunscreen - high SPF
  • Lipsalve/balm with SPF
  • Aftersun/moisturiser
  • Snowchains if driving
  • Swimming costume/trunks
  • Camera and charger
  • Travel plug adaptor 
  • Speakers and headphones
  • Books
  • Magazines
  • High energy snacks – chocolate bars/energy bars/nuts
  • Any medication (including painkillers)
  • Alarm clock
  • Ear plugs
  • Make-up


  • Travel pillow
  • GoPro
  • Hairdryer
  • Hair straighteners
  • Cards/games
  • Boot warmers
  • Hand warmers
  • Ankle/knee/wrist supports
  • Deep Heat/muscle soaks
  • Hip flask
  • Handbag

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