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Gear Checklist

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There's nothing more annoying than starting your skiing holiday by shelling out for a new pair of sunglasses because you left yours at home. We've come up with a quick checklist of the basics you should have with you. Print it off and pin it to the kitchen wall.
  • Skis, poles and boots
  • Ski jacket and pants
  • Socks, underwear and thermals
  • Gloves (both ski and woollen for around the resort) hat and scarf
  • Sunglasses and goggles
  • SPF 15 suncream, lipsalve, total block cream
  • Rucksack/Backpack
  • Boots that have soles with a good grip for walking around the resort
  • Photos for lift pass
  • Something to read (for the airport and plane)
  • First aid kit containing:
    • Any regular medication you need
    • Painkillers eg paracetamol (especially for those hangovers...)
    • Anti-inflammatories, eg Ibuprofen
    • Elasticated bandages
    • Sticking plasters
    • Re-hydration powders (see above re hangovers)
    • Tape
    • Scissors
    • Safety pins
    • Contraceptives (you never know...)
  • Passport
  • Travel documents
  • Credit cards
  • Travellers' cheques
  • Local currency
  • Insurance documents
ski gear checklist