— Snowsport Packing List —

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Equipment

Luggage/Bags

  • Ski/Board Bag
  • Boot Bag
  • Luggage
  • Pack-It Folders

Comfort

Baselayers

Keeping warm and dry means layered clothing and layering starts with the inner layer. The function of the inner layer provides comfort by keeping the skin dry. Also called the baselayer, this isn't just the old long underwear of the past, the main function, wicking, is to pull sweat and moisture away from the skin. Sun & Ski has Men's Base Layer from top brands like Thermotech, Hot Chillys, Marmot and Smartwool. Shirts, pants and more to keep you warm and dry in all the elements.

Benefits

Worn directly next to your skin to wick moisture away from the body, keeping you dry and warm. You want to aviod cotton at all cost.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 3 to 4 Pairs/Person

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Sock & Liners

Keep your feet warm and dry with comfortable, performance ski socks, snowboard socks, and sock liners. The team at Sun & Ski knows that a great day on the mountain starts with having your feet comfortable, dry and warm.

Benefits

Wicking and insulating properties keep feet warm and dry. Strategically placed padding for maximum comfort and performance. Sock Liners are worn next to skin to wick moisture away from your feet.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 3 to 5 Pairs/Person

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Gloves & Glove Liners

The days of cold and stiff hands are finally coming to a close with the newest generation of ski gloves, snowboard gloves, and glove liners. New technologies have made keeping your hands warm in sub-zero weather far easier than ever before. This winter, keep your hands warm enough to do calligraphy the moment you walk off the slopes.

Benefits

Hands are the hardest part of the body to keep warm. Proper fit and waterproofing keep your fingers warm. Glove liners wick away moisture from your hands, protecting them from the cold when removing your gloves. They also prodive an extra layer for warmth.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person

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T-Necks

Keep warm when the weather turns cool or add another layer to the mix when it gets really cold. T-necks have lots of technical style to spare.

Benefits

You second layer, t-necks keep the cold from traveling down your neck. Look for technical fabric to wick moisture.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 3 to 4 Pairs/Person

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Hats, Earmuffs & Beanies

Your head is where most of your body heat escapes. Keep your noggin warm while looking cool. Whether it's functional, extreme, or just attention getting, get great styles and comfort options from Sun & Ski!

Benefits

85% of your body heat escapes from the top of your head. Trap the heat with a beanie.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person

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Neck Gaitors & Face Masks

Keep warm and dry with performance neck gaiters, scarves, and balaclavas. The team at Sun & Ski knows a great day on the mountain starts with being comfortable, dry and warm.

Benefits

Seal in body warmth on your neck, face and mouth with soft neck gaitors and face masks.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person

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Helmets

The part of your brain that's reading and understanding the information on this page needs your protection. The part of your brain that's fun, daring, and aggressive needs to be able to attack the slopes with confidence. Give all parts of your brain their freedom of expression with a ski helmet or snowboard helmet from Sun & Ski. We carry a large selection of snow sport gear in a variety of styles. With so many options, it's easy to find ski helmets or snowboard helmets that allow you to be confident, comfortable, and stylish all season long.

Benefits

Protects against head injuries and in case of injury, may reduce severity. Provides additional layer of warmth.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pairs/Person

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Goggles

It’s one thing to see and be seen, but on the slopes it’s best to just see. Ski goggles keep out snow and wind, so your eyes can focus on the most important thing: keeping you on your feet. Select from the best brands such as Smith, Spy, Oakley, Electric ski and snowboard goggles.

Benefits

Protects eyes from sun glare, snow and wind while highlighting objects and terrain. Keeps your face protected and warm. Double lenses for no fog.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person

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Sunglasses

Whether you call them sunglasses, shades, specs or sunnies, these sunglasses protect your eyes from the harsh outside elements. Sun & Ski carries a wide variety of sunglasses from all your favorite brands.

Benefits

Protects your eyes from the intense sun glare while highlighting objects and terrain. Keep glasses on with retainers.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pairs/Person

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Apre Boots

Going from heavy ski boots back to street shoes can be an ordeal, especially when you’re tired and ready to pack it in for the day. Apres or After Ski Boots, are loose and super-comfortable, so all you have to do is slip your foot in. We know you love the snow but the Apre boots will give you one reason to be happy you’re getting off the slopes.

Benefits

Keeps you comfortable, warm and dry when you're not skiing.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pairs/Person

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Lip Balm & Sunscreen

Protect your ski from the wind and sun with Lip Balm and Sunscreen from Sun & Ski. Leave lips feeling renewed, moisturized and healthy with Burt's Bees Lip Balm.

Benefits

Ski protection prevents skin problems and damage due to extreme weather.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person

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Hand & Toe Warmers

Warmth is key to a comfortable day on the mountain. Keep your hands and toes warm with Heatmax Hothands and Toastie Toes.

Benefits

Providing up to 10-hours of warmth. Place one in each pocket, glove or boot and make your skiing experience more enjoyable.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 3 to 4 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 5 to 7 Pairs/Person

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Altitude Sickness Pills

Don't let your ski vacation be sidelined, improve your endurance, recovery time, focus and mental acuity with an oxygen booster tablet.

Benefits

Alleviates altitude symptoms like nausea, headache, dizziness, fatigue, and muscle soreness.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Package/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 to 2 Packages/Person

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Ski Jacket

Wrap yourself in confidence and warmth with a ski jacket that will enhance your movement, and keep you warm and dry. Check out our full line of ski jackets from Canada Goose, Spyder, The North Face and more.

Benefits

Your outermost layer. Protects you from snow, wind and rain, keeping you dry and warm. Look for technical features and fabrics to assist in regulating your body temperature.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Jacket/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 to 2 Jacket/Person

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Ski Pants

Wrap your bottom half in confidence and warmth with soem ski pants that will enhance your movement, and keep you warm and dry.

Benefits

Your outermost layer. Protects you from snow, wind and rain, keeping you dry and warm. Look for technical features and fabrics to assist in regulating your body temperature.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person

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Fleece Tops

Keep warm when the weather turns cool or add another layer to the mix when it gets really cold.

Benefits

The Mid-Layer. The insulating layer. Look for technical materials that allow moisture transfer and temperature regulation.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 to 2 /Person
  • 5-7 Days: 2 to 3 /Person

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Ski Gear

Whether you want all mountain, twin tips or cross-country, we have all your favorite brands like Volkl, K2, Rossignol, Swix and more.

Benefits

Why rent? Own your equipment for a more comfortable and enjoyable experience. Talk with one of our helpful experts to determine the best gear for you.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pair/Person

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Snowboard Gear

Whether you want all mountain or park and pipe, we have all your favorite brands like Burton, K2, Ride, Arbor and more.

Benefits

Why rent? Own your equipment for a more comfortable and enjoyable experience. Talk with one of our helpful experts to determine the best gear for you.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pair/Person

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Ski & Snowboard Bags

Benefits

Protects your skis or snowboard. Provides extra packing area for additional gear.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 /Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 /Person

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Boot Bags

Benefits

The most convenient and easy way to travel with boots. A great place to store smaller items like socks, goggles, hats, etc.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 /Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 /Person

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Wheeled Luggage

Benefits

Ski and snowboard apparel is big and bulky. Large, rolling luggage is a must for travel.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 /Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 /Person

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Travel Accessories

Benefits

Using pack-it folders, compression bags and cubes, increases luggage space by 25%.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 2 to 3 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 3 to 4 Pairs/Person

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Apre Gloves

Apre or After Ski Gloves are handy when you're coming off the mountain and your ski gloves are wet. Swap them out with a dry pair to keep your digits from the chill.

Benefits

Helps keep your hands warm after a long day of skiing — your other gloves may be wet.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pair/Person

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Boot Warmers

Benefits

Removes moisture from your boots, for a dry day of skiing. Use overnight.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pair/Person

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Ski Locks

Benefits

Secures your ski or snowboard equipment, making sure they're still there after lunch.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1
  • 5-7 Days: 1

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Walk Aids

Walk aids helps to prevent boot and binding malfunctions caused by wear and gravel contamination of boot soles. They can add life to your boots by preventing unsafe wear.

Benefits

Protects the bottom of your boots and prevents slipping while walking from the parking lot.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pair/Person

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Footbeds

Benefits

Provides extra support and performance along with added comfort throughout the day. A necessity for ski and snowboard boots.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pairs/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 Pairs/Person

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Swimwear

Benefits

Be prepared to jump into the heated pool at the resort or condo with your friends and family.

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 Pair/Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 to 2 Pairs/Person

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Hydration Packs

Benefits

Helps to keep you hydrated to avoid altitude sickness

How many do I need?

Depending on how long your trip is, we recommend:

  • 2-4 Days: 1 /Person
  • 5-7 Days: 1 /Person

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