Top 10 Must-Have Essentials for Kids' Skiing and Snowboarding

Taking Your Kids to the Mountains

Welcome to the thrilling world of snowsports with your family, where the crisp mountain air and powdery slopes create the perfect canvas for unforgettable family memories. If you're planning to hit the slopes with your little ones, ensuring they have the right gear is crucial for a safe and enjoyable experience.

Our partners over at Real Snowboarding has plenty of professional experience teaching kids to ride, and shared with us a few tips for taking your kids to the mountains: "We love teaching kids, but being in the mountains all day is tough on little legs, there is so much excitement around, so a top tip to keep your little ones going for the days is to pack snacks!

Snowboarding is as much about riding as it is about chilling - take a minute to chill with the wee ones and take in the mountains and refuel.

Also - be prepared - good goggles, good gloves and good fitting equipment. Nothing worse than fogged goggles, wet hands and trying to snowboard on a door!"

As your go-to online snowsports retailer, we've compiled a list of the top 10 essentials that will make your kids' skiing or snowboarding adventure a breeze.

1. Quality Kids' Snowsuit

Investing in high-quality kids' outerwear is the first step to ensuring your little snow enthusiasts stay warm and dry on the mountain. Our selection boasts waterproof and breathable materials, ensuring maximum comfort while they conquer the slopes. Some kids prefer the one-piece suits, but as they get older they tend to prefer separate jacket and pants or bib pants.

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2. Helmet & Goggles

Safety first! Protect your child's noggin with a reliable helmet, and pair it with goggles that provide optimal visibility. Our range includes kid-friendly designs and vibrant colours, making safety a style statement.

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3. Insulated Gloves or Mittens

Frosty fingers can quickly put a damper on the fun. Equipping your child with insulated gloves or mittens ensures their hands stay warm, dry, and ready for snowball fights.

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4. Warm Base Layers

Layering is the key to regulating body temperature in cold weather. Our collection of thermal base layers will keep your little ones snug without restricting their movement, allowing them to glide down the slopes with ease.

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5. Kid-Friendly Snowboard or Ski Equipment

Introduce your child to the world of snowsports with the right equipment. Our range includes beginner-friendly snowboards and skis designed specifically for kids, promoting an enjoyable and safe learning experience.

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Taking Kids to the mountains

6. Sturdy Snow Boots

Proper footwear is essential for navigating snowy terrain. Our snow boots provide the necessary traction and warmth to keep your child's feet cosy and secure, whether they're trekking through powder or building snowmen.

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7. Snack Pack and Hydration System

Energy levels can quickly deplete in the chilly mountain air. Pack a snack bag with their favourite treats and ensure they stay hydrated with our convenient hydration systems, making sure they have the stamina to tackle the slopes all day.

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Kids in the mountains

8. Kids' Snow Socks

Don't underestimate the power of good socks. Our selection of kids' snow socks provides insulation, moisture-wicking properties, and a comfortable fit, ensuring your child's feet stay warm and dry throughout their snow-filled adventures.

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9. Health & Safety

Accidents happen, but being prepared can make all the difference. Our compact first aid kits are tailored for snowsports enthusiasts, containing essentials like bandages, pain relievers, and blister care to keep your family safe on the mountain. Just as important as First Aid, is Sun Protection - never underestimate how strong the sun is, even on a cloudy day.

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10. Portable Hand and Foot Warmers

For an extra layer of warmth, consider packing portable hand and foot warmers. These compact heat sources can be a game-changer during breaks or chilly chairlift rides, ensuring your child stays toasty from head to toe.

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Embark on a winter wonderland adventure with your little ones, armed with the essential gear from our curated selection. At Absolute-Snow, we understand the unique needs of young snowsports enthusiasts, and our collection is designed to cater to both safety and style. Gear up for an unforgettable family experience on the slopes, and let the snowy escapades begin!

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