Winter sportswear packing list: the essentials

  • Published on 11 December, 2020

Despite the uncertain times due to the corona pandemic, we continue to hope for better times and we would like to put a positive spin on it. We would like to stir up the old-fashioned anticipation for you again.

Before you go on winter sports

What better way to do this than with a packing list for winter sports clothing? Wonderful: you have booked your ski holiday and after months of uncertainty, the time has come: time to pack. You should pay attention to what clothes you should bring with you. All in all, it’s a decent amount of items that you shouldn’t forget. To help you keep track and keep the anticipation of your skiing holiday as long as possible, we’ve put together a list of the most essential pieces of clothing and items to take with you, both on and off the slopes.

Ski Essentials

You can only really enjoy skiing or snowboarding if you are well prepared for the slopes. You will soon notice if, for example, you miss your sunglasses on a sunny day, or your snow goggles when it starts to snow. You cannot do without well-fitting, warm ski clothing that breathes or a nice backpack for the slopes. A good ski suit (or loose ski jacket with ski pants) is of course a no-brainer. On the slopes there are quite a few pieces of clothing and items that you cannot live without. Check out the list we’ve put together:

  • Ski jacket
  • Ski pants
  • Ski socks
  • Gloves
  • Thermal clothing
  • Cap
  • Helmet
  • Ski goggles
  • Sunglasses
  • Shawl
  • Skis
  • Snowboard
  • Ski boots
  • Snowboard boots
  • Ski poles
  • Backpack for the slopes
  • Snow boots or snow shoes

Clothes for after skiing

Of course you are not on the slopes 24/7. There is plenty of time to relax in your apartment or chalet. This is best done in comfortable clothing, such as a jogging suit. Even when you go out to eat, you don’t want to walk around in your ski suit. And when you go après-ski, you want to look a bit more flamboyant than you do with your snow boots. Check out our post-ski clothing list below:

  • Socks
  • Underwear
  • Pyjamas
  • Thermal clothing
  • Casual wear
  • Jogging suit
  • Ski sweaters
  • Party clothes
  • Casual shoes or sneakers
  • Slippers or flip flops

Don’t forget the rest

That was our list of winter sports clothing to pack, but that is of course not all you need to bring and arrange for your ski holiday. There is, of course, much more to do. For example, think of (extra) care products, travel documents such as your passport, and your ski pass holder. In any case, we hope to have helped you well on your way in terms of clothing. Good trip!


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