When it comes to ski equipment you’ve got the choice of hiring you boots, ski’s or snowboards and safety equipment from the resort or purchasing it either before you travel or when you get there. If you are taking your own equipment and you are flying then you need to organise this with your airline when you book as the chances are there will be a charge to pay.
Skimiumis an online ski rental company that seems to cover most of the popular ski areas.
There are a thousands of ski shops around the country that can help you pick the equipment that is right for you, and if you know what you want you can often get some good deals online at shops such as Snow and Rock, Ellis Brigham or Snow Fusion.
Here is our list of the 10 essential pieces of ski/snowboard equipment you need to get started:
- Thermal underwear
- Snowboard or Skis and poles
- Goggles and Sunglasses
- Ski Trousers/Salopettes
- Safety equipment – Helmets, wrist guards, suncream
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