We know, how hard can it be to pack for a snow holiday? Well, as it turns out when you get to resort and realise you’ve forgotten to pack undies or even worse your goggles, pretty hard. At we’ve been on more snow trips than we’ve eaten hot meals. So we’ve done you a solid and created our top tips on What To Pack for a snow trip to simplify your holiday prep.
Packing for a snow trip is somewhat of an art. A masterpiece if you will. And let’s face it, you haven’t worked on your brushwork all season. So you might need some help.
Sunshine, après on the mountain, surprise powder days and fun park sessions with your pals? Yes, spring skiing and snowboarding is everything you’ve ever dreamt of. Period. Making sure you’ve got the right gear however? Daunting, demanding and hard work, especially if it’s your first snow trip away.
Now, we’re not your mum or anything, but a good old fashioned packing list might be just what the doctor ordered. Along with a side of prescription pow turns a-thankyou. This will ensure you have the right combination of tech, comfort and style to successfully paint your own lines that even Van Gogh would be proud of.
So what do you need?
Give yourself solid foundations and see the difference between a good day and a great day! Wick moisture away from your skin when you sweat but stay warm when the temperature drops with technical base. We’re especially digging the and the
There’s no better investment than a decent pair of socks. Keep your feet happy and improve your riding performance. Win win! for funky patterns and unrivalled tech.
If there’s anything that will truely enhance your riding, it’s your Goggles. Technical eyewear will protect your eyes and help you see contours in flat light so you can ride like a pro. Different lenses are good for different conditions. For more than one lens get an interchangeable system. Check out the or the s for the girls.
Beginner or seasoned pro, we list a massive range of snowboards to fit every riding level. Camber, TBT, Swallow Tail; whatever your profile, we have all the latest deals from brands such as Lobster, Burton, Bataleon and more. This season we’re loving the and the for hot laps through the park.
If you need a little more help than fancy names and don’t want to be bowled over by rad graphics (which FYI is totally fine too), check out our Snowboard Buyers Guide to find your perfect snowboard.
Unhappy feet = unhappy days. It’s that simple. So pay attention to what you ride in. Stiffer boots and bindings provide great support for aggressive riding and heavy landings. Softer more flexible boots and bindings on the other hand, are more forgiving and better for beginners. Same goes for bindings.
We’re huge fans of the . For lady shredders that want a comfortable boot perfect for all mountain riding, we love the
At Sameway, we make it easy to compare prices from all your favourite retailers like Surfdome, Route One and Snow+Rock. We also have access to the latest snow deals and extra tasty discount codes to deliver you a rad curation of discounted snow gear.
What’s left? Well, don’t forget your best powder howls (YEWWW is usually the variation we go for), those shit chat up lines for the bar, and most importantly enough stoke to ride your heart out all week!
© Rory Langdon-Down