DOWNHILL SKIING DAY TRIP LIST
Have your skis been used lately? Make sure they are tuned and waxed if necessary.
If you’re borrowing skis and/or boots, make sure the boots fit in the bindings.
If it’s really cold or windy out, consider a balaclava or neck gaiter.
Hand warmers or foot warmers (HeatMax or Grabber suggested)
Cell or satellite phone
Map or trail/route guide book (with waterproof case or in Ziploc bag)
Tell someone where you are going or leave an itinerary in your car if you are skiing off trails.
Wax, skin wax, waxing tools
Headlamp or flashlight (extra batteries)
First-Aid Kit (Adventure Medical Kits suggested)
Matches and/or lighter in waterproof container
Duct Tape (smaller amounts available in camping section)
Knife or multi-tool
Emergency fire starter
Extra day of food supplies
Emergency shelter (tent, tarp or emergency blanket)