Checklist for a Ski Holiday

Written by backtotrend

Whether it’s your first ski holiday, or not, it’s always a mission to prepare your luggage and take everything you need with you. Because skiing requires to be well prepared : clothing, material etc., we prepared for you a very easy checklist of things to pack on for your skiing holiday in Val Thorens or elsewhere in the French Alps!

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Ski Clothing:

  • Skis pants or a Ski Suit
  • Ski Jacket, or Down jacket
  • Warm gloves
  • Beanie or Earmuffs
  • A Fleece Scarf and Fleece jacket
  • A Small Backpack to bring water and snacks
  • Trousers and after ski clothing
  • Ski socks, technical underware to keep warm and dry.
  • Dont forget your pyjama
  • And your swiming suit for the jacuzzi

Ski equipment if you don’t want to rent it:

  • Pair of Skis or Snowboard
  • Ski Poles
  • Skiing boots and after ski shoes
  • Waterproof Shoes and a pair of snowshoes
  • Ski Sunglasses or ski goggles
  • Ski helmet and an Arva equipment for the freeriders
  • A sled for your kids (anf for you ;))


  • High-protective sunscreen
  • Lips sunscreen
  • Tissus (for the cold)
  • Blister patches just in case
  • First aid kit

Documents :

  • Id Card, passport, Driving license
  • Plane and/or Train Ticket
  • Ski Apartment in Val Thorens rental confirmation
  • A copy of your ID, Passport etc
  • Health insurance contact details


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