Stuck for the perfect gift to give the skier or boarder in your family this Christmas? Alpine Answers brings you it’s pick of the best presents for skiers and snowboarders. From the handy and fashionable to the fun stocking fillers, we have covered it all!
1. Travel Light
Dutch Hollow™ Hybrid Jacket www.columbiasportswear.co.uk
Light-and-warm duck down conspires with an Omni-Heat™ thermal-reflective lining to keep you cozy and comfortable without the bulk on this water-resistant hybrid jacket.(£150)
2. For Ultimate Warm Hands
Scott Ultimate Down Mittens www.scott-sports.com
The Scott Ultimate Down Mitten is a light, down mitten with a fleece-liner that keeps your hands looking good and feeling warm and comfortable on cold lift rides in the middle of winter. (£60)
3. These glasses are sweeeet…!
Nectar Sunglasses www.igero.com
These polarized sunglasses from Nectar prevent glare off the snow and ice, and are built to take a beating They come in a range of super sweet styles. (£100)
4. Is it a Birdie, is it a plane…
Birdie GoPro Flight System www.mobilefun.co.uk
Want to do a few drone style shots on piste but no room to pack a drone? Birdie GoPro Flight System may just be the answer! A neat little aerodynamic piece of kit that easily packs down into a small bag for easy transportation. Just pop your GoPro into the cradle and away you go! (£37.99)
4. Tame the Dragon
Dragon Goggle X2 www.dragonalliance.com
These game changing goggles push functional and versatility to the next dimension. The easy on-off mechanism, make it easier to switch lenses enabling riders to adapt instantly to all kinds of conditions! (£269.99)
5. Bring a slice of Devon to the Mountains
Bridd’s Beanies www.bridds.co.uk
These luxury beanies which are hand-woven in Devon are super warm. They come in a number of different colours that will make you stand out from the (après) crowd! (prices start from £39.95)
6. Oh lovely, a pair of socks…!
Icebreaker Ultra Light Over the Calf www.icebreaker.com Not just any old pair of socks! These Icebreaker ski socks are ultralight and non-cushioned for maximum breathability and moisture management. Featuring a sculpted, anatomical design, the Ski+ Ultralight socks are made with a stretchy, breathable and odor-resistant blend of merino wool, nylon and Lycra®. Strategic breathe zones improve ventilation, and the seamless toe closure reduces bulk and prevents blisters. (£23)
7. Style goes skin deep
Flow Men’s Boxer Shorts www.waxxunderwear.co.uk A perfect stocking filler! These boxer shorts are made from a super soft stretchy new generation fabric for extreme comfort with a rather fetching ski design! 94% Polyester, 6% Lycra. Double layered, flat stitched, cotton pouch for extra comfort and shape. Unique ‘No Fade Fabric’ to ensure that new look and feel: no matter how many times you wash. (£20)
8. Wax on, Wax off…
The Butta Service Tin www.snowandrock.com
Includes a block of our regular 200g wax, our new Butta brush, a small scraper, Butta branded towel and now also with 60ml of green stuff cleaner. Full detailed instructions on servicing your board or ski’s. All presented in a retro Butta branded tin (£29.99)
9. Now where did I put my beer…?
Hanski Beer Mitt www.hanskie.com
Keep your hands warm and your beer cool with the Hanski beer mitt. Handmade from a soft wool blend, it has a built in bottle holder to keep you beer cool! (£20)
10. Throwback Onsies
The Retro Mountain Onsie www.retromountain.com I’m sure I have one of these stashed away in the attic?!…It’s a winner with the 20- somethings though! Go- on, ride the retro wave…! (£300)
11. All in one ski helmet for kids
Cebe Fireball Junior Helmet www.alpinetrek.co.uk
Combining feather weight and comfort, the Fireball Junior was designed with an In-Mold shell to minimize weight while optimizing impact resistance. It is perfect choice if you are always having problems with goggles falling down and cold heads. Available in sizes 49-54cm (£93.95)
12. The Monster Bunch
Barts Monster Beanie www.ellis-brigham.com
Make the little monster(s) in your family really stand out with this cute and cool Monster beanie. The soft fleece lining keeps the head and ears all toasty as well as preventing an itchy forehead! (£22.99)
13. The only way to really put a smile on their face this Christmas…
The Ultimate Ski Holiday www.alpine answers.co.uk
Treat the skier or boarder in the family to a ski holiday getaway! There are still many deals to be had alpineanswers.co.uk. We can happily tailor make you ski holiday to your requirements and book flights and transfers where required. Call us on 020 7801 1080 and speak to one of our friendly ski experts.