Dressing basics for alpine skiing


Are you preparing for the alpine ski trip? So do you know what the dressing basics are for alpine skiing? There are six essentials that every beginner should start with:

The North Face Hats at Spyder outlet- You can lose up to 80% of your body heat through your head. Most heat, as we know by now, escapes through the head. A good ski hat will keep you warm, even in the coldest of temperatures. Some of the nicer hats will even have ear protection.

Ski gloves or mittens – to keep hands warm. If you want the best, you can pay well over $ 100 for a good pair of ski gloves. You’ll want Spyder gloves that breathe well, are flexible, with some water proofing, and that are warm. Mittens are generally warmer than gloves, but gloves are more stylish and will do fine in most cases. Pick whichever you are more comfortable with.

Jacket and pants – to keep warm and protect you from hypothermia. The main feature you want in a ski jacket and pants is that they are water proof. This usually means that you want ones such as Spyder men ski jacket with a good polytetrafluoro-ethylene or PTFE membrane. PTFE is often laminated to nylon and polyester materials giving them excellent water protection but still allowing them to breathe. Of course, you will want Spyder jackets and pants that are warm and stylish also.

UV goggles or sunglasses – No, these are not just for style, although stylish sunglasses are always cool. You need sunglasses or goggles with a good UV protection rating. UV light can do real damage to the eyes ranging from simple sunblindness to major cataract problems.

These are the minimalist clothing basics that every skier should have in order to have the best experience possible on the mountains.