How to keep warm skiing
If you’ve never been skiing before, the options of the different base layers, mid-layers and exterior layers can seem like a bit of an enigma, and that’s before you even throw in the socks, gloves, glove liners, neck warmers or balaclavas. It can be hard to know what, and how many you will need!
Temperatures differ from year to year, but in Europe the colder months tend to be late December through to early February, where days are shorter and often snow is falling and sub-zero temperatures, sometimes into -20 in the higher regions, are the norm. By February days are often sunnier though can still be cold, so best to come prepared with everything!
For those who have skied or snowboarded before but are visiting a different country or at a different time of year, or even trying a different sport such as skinning or splitboarding for the first time (where you get pretty warm on the way up, and much cooler on the way down!), they may also want to review their kit to ensure they have the correct attire for their trip or time in the mountains.