Recommended European Packing Lists

To aid your packing process we recommend some of the following items. This is not a definitive list of what should or should not be taken, but it may help in your preparations.

Les Deux Alpes summer kit list

Outerwear

  • Jacket x1
  • Snowboard pants x1
  • Low-level gloves x1
  • Mid-level gloves x1
  • Snowboard socks x6 pairs, or 3 pairs if tight for space
  • Long sleeve tops x2 for riding
  • Tall t-shirts x2 for riding
  • Hoodies x2 for riding
  • Neck warmer
  • Beanie

My general layering is long-sleeve top with tall tee and hoodie. Jacket for bad weather days.

Equipment

  • Snowboard
  • Bindings
  • Snowboard Boots
  • Rucksack for carrying water, suncream, board tool, bag lock Water Bottle
  • Goggles + low and high light lens
  • Suncream SPF 30+
  • Helmet (compulsary for all)
  • Wax for snowboard. Average 2 waxes required per week

Other Equipment to consider

  • Knee pads, impact shorts and back protector
  • Washing powder if you want to wash clothes during the week
  • Insect repelent for mountain walks
  • Massage ball
  • 4 way plug
  • Euro adaptor
  • Phone charger
  • Mini first aid kit
  • Heavy duty cable ties x2 (in case of bindings trouble)
  • Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend
  • Swimwear
  • Sunglasses
  • Flip flops
  • Swimming towel


Mayrhofen winter kit list

Outerwear

  • Jacket x1
  • Snowboard pants x1
  • Mid-level gloves x1
  • Cold weather gloves x1
  • Thermal bottoms x2
  • Snowboard socks x6 pairs, or 3 pairs if tight for space
  • Long sleeve tops x2 for riding
  • Tall t-shirt x2 for riding
  • Thermal mid layer for cold days and evening attire
  • Neck warmer
  • Beanie

My general layering is long-sleeve top with tall tee, mid layer then jacket, unless I'm splitboarding and then it will be more technical clothing. 

On Snow Equipment

  • Snowboard
  • Bindings
  • Snowboard Boots
  • Rucksack 10L-25L max for carrying water, suncream, board tool, bag lock
  • Water Bottle
  • Goggles + low and high light lens
  • Suncream SPF 30+
  • Helmet (compulsary for all)
  • Wax for snowboard. Average 1-2 waxes required per week

Other Equipment to consider

  • Knee pads, impact shorts and back protector
  • Massage ball
  • 4 way plug
  • Euro adaptor
  • Phone charger
  • Mini first aid kit
  • Heavy duty cable ties x2 (in case of bindings trouble)
  • Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend

Specific Off Piste/Touring Equipment Considerations

Transceiver. Hire available in resort
Shovel. Hire available in resort
Probe. Hire available in resort
Splitboard with skins or snowshoes (Verts). Hire available in resort
Sunglasses
Cap
Collapsible poles. Hire available in resort
22L + backpack
Water bottle minimum 500ml, recommended 750-1000ml
Small first aid kit
Emergency blanket or 1 person emergency shelter
2-4 Heavy duty cable ties for binding issues
Multi tool for on hill issues
Compact suncream SPF 30+
Insurance that covers off piste snowboarding

Landgraaf Snowworld kit list

Landgraaf average tempertaure is -7°C, which is much colder than UK Snow Domes, so please bring suitable clothing for your sessions.

Outerwear

  • Jacket x1
  • Snowboard pants x1
  • Mid-level gloves x1
  • Cold weather gloves x1
  • Thermal bottoms x1
  • Snowboard socks x3 pairs
  • Long sleeve tops x1 for riding
  • Tall t-shirt x1 for riding
  • Thermal mid layer
  • Neck warmer
  • Beanie

My general layering is long-sleeve top with tall tee, mid layer then jacket.

Equipment Snowboard

  • Snowboard
  • Bindings
  • Snowboard Boots
  • Helmet (compulsary for all)

Other Equipment to consider

  • Knee pads, impact shorts and back protector
  • Euro adaptor
  • Phone charger
  • Small first aid kit
  • Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend
  • Base cleaner for snowboard