Congratulations! You are about to embark on a holiday that will have long lasting memories for you and your kids.

However, going to the snow for the first time can be overwhelming when you start but hopefully by the end of reading this section you will have a clearer idea of what you need and why.

For your assistance we have a ‘Suggested Packing List’ to make sure that you don’t forget anything which is printable.

First point to remember is that the key to having a great holiday is really making sure you are prepared for all weather conditions. Using layers is a vital component of staying warm in even the harshest conditions. Below we have outlined what are the essentials that you CAN NOT hire to get you started.

Just remember that you get what you pay for and the cheapest option is not necessarily the best option. Come into store and our staff will happily work with you to ensure you get the best possible gear for your budget.


First Layer

  • Merino Thermal Top
  • Merino Thermal Pant
  • Merino Ski Socks
  • Lenz Heated Socks
  • Mid Layers
  • Vest
  • Fleece
  • Synthetic / Down Jacket
  • Higher Density Thermal top

Outer Layer

  • Insulated Waterproof / Breathable Jacket
  • Insulated Waterproof / Breathable Pant
  • Insulated Apres Ski Jacket


  • Waterproof / Breathable Gloves or Mitts
  • Merino Glove Liners
  • Apres Ski Boots
  • Apres Travelling Gloves
  • Helmet
  • Merino Skull Cap
  • Double Lens Goggles
  • Neck Warmer
  • Balaclava
  • Face Mask


  • Backpack (Carry On)
  • On Snow Back Pack
  • Ski/Snowboard Bag
  • Boot Bag
  • Wheeled Bag or Duffle

Care & Maintenance

  • Synthetic or Down Fabric Cleaner
  • Waterproof Spray
  • Leather Protector

Personal / Travelling Items

  • Travel Insurance (Including Snowsports cover)
  • Sunscreen
  • Chapstick / Lipbalm
  • Hand & Foot Warmers
  • Travel Adaptors
  • Shoe Spikes

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