Many families will be taking skiing trips this winter. Sport Chek is the perfect place to get everything you need to stay warm and stay safe on the slopes.
It’s all about layering – You need 3 layers
1 – A base layer that should be a long sleeve thermal
2- A mid layer of a fleace sweater
3- A protective layer of a warm jacket and snow pants
You, of course, need to wear the right socks, boots, helmet, gloves, goggles etc… If you’re after some of the latest snowboarding gear, you may want to visit boardit.com.au for more information.
We have compiled a list of a few items that are perfect for keeping you warm and safe this winter while skiing.
Click here for our list of skiing gear for children
Not hitting the slopes but still want to join your family on their outdoor adventures and want to stay warm? Why not get a good heated jacket and have some fun during the colder months!
Intermediate skiers, who are looking for a full-featured boot with amazing performance and comfort will love the new designed Dalbello Panterra 90. With options like being able to mount GripWalk soles it’s no wonder the Dalbello Panterra 90 is a great all mountain ski boot. The brand new Panterra 90 is targeted at intermediate skiers looking for a full-featured boot with amazing performance and comfort.
The premium Giro Axis Goggles provide you with crystal-clear VIVID vision and a semi-frameless, cylindrical lens EXV design for insane peripheral vision and style points.
Includes two VIVID ZEISS lenses – one sun/all-conditions lens and one low-light lens
A short and lightweight freeride glove; the Ergo Grip construction with extra pre-curved fingers and minimal excess palm material makes the glove very supple, provides great dexterity and a superior pole grip. Good protection for the back of the hand and fingers.
Smith Quantum MIPS Charcoal Men’s Ski & Snowboard Helmet
The new Smith Quantum ski & snowboard helmet provides maximum protection using Aerocore™ construction featuring Koroyd® and Smith’s technologically advanced exoskeleton design. All these features increase your protection with side-imact zones so you can push yourself to the limits.
The Troublemaker Pant comes in several colorways, easy to pair with multiple Quest Jackets. Adjustable suspenders and waist construction add customization, HydroWEB™2.0 provides waterproofness, while 3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation adds extra warmth.
Warmth is provided by 3M™ Thinsulate™ Insulation and Spyder’s proprietary HydroWEB™ technology includes a 20k/30k waterproof/breathable laminate. Removable hood and powder skirt offers customization
The Under Armour Men’s Base ColdGear Infrared Evo Crew Top is made with a dual-layer fabric with an ultra-warm, brushed interior & a smooth, fast-drying exterior.
Any skier from advanced to expert can use the Volkl RTM 81 as an every day ski. Its versatile width, combined with the WideRide XL binding system, and innovative 3D ridge construction are ideally suited for all day ripping on the groomers. The extended tip & tail rocker allows for effortless carving experience wherever you go.
The Smith Allure has great style accented with a plush, fleeced tricot lining. Add to that, the Allure is one of the lightest helmet around so you can hit the slopes with confidence.
The GoPro HERO6 Black action camera transforms your adventures into incredible QuikStories right on your phone. With its all-new GP1 chip, next-level video stabilization and 2x the performance, looking good has never been so easy. Add voice control and a durable waterproof design, and the HERO6 Black is the ultimate GoPro for sharing life as you live it. Image quality has improved with a greater dynamic range, richer colours and improved ability to handle low-light conditions.
HH Lifa® Merino is Helly Hansen’s warmest baselayer, perfect for any type of activity in cold weather. It delivers all the great benefits of merino wool fibers plus the unique properties of technical Lifa® fibers.
The W Limelight Jacket will keep you extra warm with a Primaloft® Lux insulation and soft comfortable lining. This true versatile ski jacket will keep you as comfortable on the slopes or in the resort whether it is Kickinghorse or Chamonix. It has all the key features of a ski jacket in a clean and minimalistic design to keep you up to date season after season. You will stay protected with a waterproof, windproof and breathable fabric and shine along the sun with metallic silver zippers. All ski specific features throughout including wrist gaitors, snow skirt, helmet compatible hood and ski-pass pocket.
The W Switch Cargo pant is a Primaloft® insulated all mountain ski pants with 2 cargo pockets and a technical edge. Bringing out the feminine side of you, these mechanical stretch Helly Tech® Performance insulated pants will keep you warm, dry and looking sharp all the way from the parking lot to the after ski. Looks can be deceiving, these pants are made for powder days but looks as good on a groomed slope due to a unsurpassed low rise boot cut feminine fit. When you ski hard and work up a sweat you can easily unzip the mechanical ventilation to keep you comfortable.
This super-warm 3-in-1 jacket combines a waterproof-yet-breathable shell with a minimalist aesthetic for lasting comfort and a flattering fit. The zip-out liner can be worn alone, and the removable down-filled liner keeps your body heat inside while offering matchless breathability and all-day warmth.
The K2 Women’s B.F.C. 80 ski boot is easy like Sunday morning. Knocking out stiff ski boots that make for crappy ski days, the B.F.C. 80 is a resort boot that embraces your natural stance and stride and has the added feature of USB rechargeable Thermic technology heated liners. All this will give you boots that feel as good as slippers and never again will you have to cut your day short due to cold sore feet.
Don’t let size fool you. This compact frame and smaller face fit I/O works and functions just as great as any large fitting goggle. With an interchangeable lens system, cater your look to your environment or mood. The anti-fog technology helps keep this goggle fog free. This goggle is tuned for endless rips down the mountain.
The Volkl Flair 78 Women’s Ski is a great all-around ski. A little more slender than the 81, with its Special Dual Woodcore Light and the weight-optimized 4Motion XL Light binding system, the FLAIR 78 has been trimmed to the perfect weight. It’s designed to give advanced skiers an agile, smooth skiing ride to ski the slopes all day without fatigue.
Sport Chek carries plenty more great gear and accessories that are perfect for skiing. Be sure to stop by your local store or visit the Sport Chek website.