Essential Ski Checklist

Packing can be a stressful part of the holiday, particularly when you have to organise the whole family and stay within an airline’s luggage restrictions. We’ve created a packing list to help you make sure you pack all the essentials for your ski holiday — hope it helps!

Travel Essentials:
Tickets, money, passport
Flight/train/ferry/coach details
Accommodation/ski hire/lift pass details
Insurance details
Driving licence/map/directions if you're driving

Ski/Snowboard equipment:
Ski boots/snowboard boots
Snowboard bindings (if applicable)
Skis/snowboard (in ski/board bag)
Poles
Day rucksack
Helmet
Transceiver, shovel and probe (if heading off-piste)
Water bottle

Ski/Snowboard clothing:
Warm hat/beanie
Sunglasses
Goggles
Neck warmer
Thermal layers
Fleeces
Ski jacket
Waterproof ski trousers / salopettes
Waterproof gloves
2 or 3 pairs of ski/board socks (thick & long socks)
Go Pro & accessories
Comfy slippers or UGG boots – Many chalets have a no outdoor shoe policy in the chalet
Comfy trousers/jogging bottoms
Hiking boots for walking round resort

Sundries:
Pyjamas
Non ski clothes: jeans, jumpers
Toiletries, including toothbrush
Sunscreen - high SPF
Lipsalve/balm with SPF
After-sun/moisturiser
Swimming costume/trunks
Mobile phone and charger
Camera and charger
Travel plug adaptor
Downloaded playlists and music to phone/iPod
Headphones
Books & Magazines
High energy snacks - chocolate bars/energy bars/nuts
Any medication (including painkillers)
Ear plugs

Walkie-talkies
Travel pillow
Video camera
Cards/games
Boot warmers
Hand warmers
Ankle/knee/wrist supports
Deep Heat/muscle soaks
Hip flask
Handbag

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