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How is it done? Dressing for skiing ?

Skiing is one of the most popular winter sports in France. During the winter period, many couples and families book a stay in ski resorts to spend their vacations. You want to do the same this year ? So first of all, you should know that dressing in a specific way when you want to go skiing or any other winter sport.

How is’Dressing for summer sports’winter ?

Winter sports are generally very hard on the body. Indeed, if it is already difficult to play sports when the weather is good, imagine having to make efforts while you freeze because of the cold and snow. To protect yourself and stay motivated despite everything, the first condition is to to equip yourself well.

This takes into account your outfit, and also the equipment and accessories needed for the sport you are interested in.

So for your clothing, do not hesitate to opt for the multi-layer, because it is what we recommend for the practice of winter sports. Then, as far as the quality of the fabric is concerned, the ideal would be to turn to synthetic. This type of fabric is more breathable and dries much faster.

You should therefore avoid cotton clothes, as they are not at all suitable for the occasion.

Under your clothes, think of putting long underwear, which can absorb perspiration. Then, wear pants and a sweater, if possible made of fleece. This way, you can to counter the cold.

Finally, think about giving yourself real protection against the snow and wind, by wearing a coat and a second pair of pants. In addition to all this, it will also be necessary to provide:

  • Ski socks for men or women
  • Mittens
  • Gloves
  • Protective glasses
  • And the right equipment according to the sport you want to practice.

The checklist to avoid forgetting anything in your suitcase

As we mentioned earlier, the first step to prepare your ski trip is to pack everything you need in your suitcase. To make sure you don't forget anything, it is important to check with a checklist if you have all the essentials for such a trip. To begin with, you will need to think about what you need to ski. You will need :

  • A first layer of clothing (underwear)
  • A second layer which must be insulating (down jacket or polar clothing)
  • A third layer composed of ski pants and a jacket
  • Several pairs of ski socks
  • Sunscreen
  • A protective stick for the lips
  • Gloves or mittens if you are the cold type
  • A backpack for picnic days with a water bottle
  • A thermos for your hot drinks
  • A neck warmer for the coldest days
  • A ski mask.

Then, you will also need stuff for the après-ski, that is, for those days and evenings when you prefer to enjoy your stay without doing sports. At this level, you will need :