Buying Christmas gifts for skiers and snowboarders is simple. Seek out cozy, ski-themed accessories and you’re bound to warm their hearts not to mention their toes, fingers, and even their noses! Here are some hot picks for a warm winter sports wish list:
For toasty torsos, today’s best body warmers are heated. Volt’s 7V range comes with a rechargeable, slimline battery pack in a pocket. Heat spreads all over your back, making everyone want to cozy-up to you on the chairlift.
Frigid digits make any outdoor pursuit miserable, so bring joy this holiday season with Seirus’s re-chargeable heated mitts and gloves. For men or women, these are battery-powered and re-charge overnight.
For those on your list with muttering meniscus or complaining cartilage, make their day with. As well as being warm, these tights align joints with a 19-panel construction that reduces the rate of fatigue, improves performance and helps prevent injury. Available in men’s and full-length versions.
For the ultimate après ski, make everyday boots resort ready. With elastic edges, they can also be added to jacket cuffs for fashionable faux-fur flair as well as extra warmth.
Want to look ski-chic at the airport? Dakine’s matching ski luggage is the ticket with colourful fabric suitcases, carry-ons, backpacks, purses, wallets, bootbags, ski bags and even matching mitts.
Santa Claus himself would appreciate ThermaCELL’s heated insoles. The latest ProFLEX model can be used in ski and snowboard boots or everyday footwear. Available for men and women, they trim down to fit any shoe.
Socks make great stocking stuffers but make them Smartwool – the warmest, most high-tech performance socks around. No more frostbite when skiing, snowboarding, sledding, or generally mucking about in the snow. And they’re moisture-wicking, reducing the pong-potential.
Downhill divas will love Nils luxury jackets and posing pants. With 4-way stretch like yoga pants, they come with a reinforced band to hold in wayward tummies.
Facemasks fight frostbite, so check out Seirus’s lightweight Dynamax™ Quick Combo™ with a stretchy WeatherShield® face mask. It doesn’t get damp or fog up goggles and connects to a warm woolly skullcap, which slips under helmets and hats.
Whether they’ve been naughty or nice, the 7 Series from Rossignol has a ski for everyone. The Sin for men and Savory for women are freeride powder turn rockers with air tip technology to prevent tip flap. And how could anyone resist Temptation?