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10 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Skiers

10 Awesome Christmas Gift Ideas for Skiers
3 November 2017 No comments

With Christmas fast approaching what better time than now to get a gift for a loved one who enjoys skiing and tick them off your list. As us skiers can be a particularly picky bunch we’ve selected 10 gifts that are sure to delight any fan of the piste.

Oakley

MOD5 MIPS Helmet

  • MIPS
  • Active Venting
  • Adjustable Sizing System
  • 405g (size dependent)
  • Hybrid Construction

The MOD5 construction is a mix of ABS (Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene) and in-mould plastics that increase strength and impact absorption while remaining lightweight. MIPS technology is integrated into the helmet adding further safety to the design.

On the back of the helmet, a BOA dial is easily adjustable ensuring a close centered fit and proper protection. At the front, a glove-friendly chin strap is simple to clip in and out off and the helmet brim has vents to let hot air escape from your goggles and avoid condensation.

Smith

Women's Valence Helmet

  • Active Venting
  • Adjustable Sizing System
  • 530g (size dependent)
  • Hybrid Construction

Comfort, fit, and safety are the three cornerstones of this helmet. Using a two-part hybrid construction the helmet is light yet sturdy. Within the shell sits an X-static performance liner - this is soft against your skin and improves the fit. This liner can be adjusted to your head dimensions and an easy-to-use BOA dial further refines the shape to a degree rarely matched by other designs.

Barts

Amihan Headband

  • One size
  • 90% Acrylic, 10% Polyester

Keep your ears and head warm in this stylish wide-profile headband from Barts. Each headband has been hand-knitted with care and attention and features a fleece lining for all-day comfort.

Barts

Wilhelm Beanie

  • One size
  • 90% Acrylic, 10% Polyester

A thick, heavy-knit beanie that oozes quality, the Wilhelm is a modern-day-classic that will keep you toasty whatever the conditions.

Therm-ic

Powergloves Mittens V2

  • Up to 10 hrs of heat
  • Dryzone membrane
  • PrimaLoft insulation
  • Rechargeable batteries

The second generation of heated Mittens from Therm-ic, they have new and improved lithium batteries that provide up to ten hours of heat over three temperature settings. Add in Primaloft insulation and Dryzone waterproofing and you have a glove you're never going to want to take off.

Oakley

Flight Deck Torstein Horgmo

  • Rimless Frame Design
  • Triple-Layer Face Foam
  • Lens Sub Frame Attachment
  • F3 Anti-Fog Coating

A great looking goggle that takes advantage of Oakley’s latest technological developments. The black Iridium Prizm lens is brilliant at emphasising subtle undulations on the slopes, even in low light - maximising contrast and enhancing visibility. It is a spherical shape for a large interrupted field of vision, enhancing your experience and awareness of other skiers. Team this up with a comfortable frame, triple-layer face foam and incredible anti-fog and you have one of the best goggles on the market.

Dragon

X2s Ink

  • Swiftlock Lens Change System
  • Patented Frameless Design
  • Triple Foam with Hypoallergenic Micro Fleece Lining
  • Super Anti-Fog

Adding a splash of colour to any outfit, the Dragon X2s Ink makes use of Lumalens Technology to filter out light attributed to haze and glare while letting in light to intensify clarity, enhance colour vividness and deliver precise depth perception.

Barts

Log Cabin Beanie

  • One size
  • 90% Acrylic, 10% Polyester

A winter classic, the Log Cabin beanie instantly makes you feel nostalgic about being in the mountains. It comes with a soft inner liner to prevent any itchiness and a Nordic pattern complements any outfit.

DaKine

Goggle Stash

  • Fully Padded and fleece lined
  • Extra lens sleeve
  • Mesh venting

When travelling to the slopes this sturdy goggle bag from Dakine protect your goggles from bumps and bruises. It comes with a fleece lined inner, a padded outer and has a separate sleeve for an extra lens (always good for low light conditions). Completing the bag is a mesh venting section that allows excess moisture to escape after a hard day’s skiing.

Therm-ic

PowerSock Set IC 1200

  • Up to 14 hrs of heat
  • Rechargeable batteries

If your loved one suffers from cold feet then a pair of heated socks will definitely get you in their good books. The Powersocks deliver heat for 14 hrs via rechargeable batteries that sit above your boot. After a day of having toasty feet, charge them back up via their USB port and they're ready to go for another day on the slopes.