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12 Cold Weather Accessories for Your Next Ski Adventure

by Berit Baugher

Yosemite National Park, California. Photo by Juan Arreguin / Unsplash.

You've got the basics covered, now it's time to accessorize. From leather gloves created by a professional skier to goggles inspired by the design of fighter pilot helmets, these are the 12 winter accessories you should pack for your next ski vacation.

Killspencer Snap Case

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1. Killspencer Snap Case, $48

The full-grain, black leather case enusres that your new iPhone 7 will stay safely attached to your wrist as you take selfies on the gondola.

Hestia Morrison Pro Model Glove

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2. Hestra Morrison Pro Model Glove, $200

Sweden's heritage glove brand has been keeping hands warm since 1936. Protect knuckles and fingers from unexpected spills with a pair of professional skier-designed leather gloves.

Ursa Major Golden Hours Recovery Cream

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3. Ursa Major Golden Hour Recovery Cream, $48

Made with black currant, calendula, and sea buckthorn, the fast-absorbing face cream hydrates and nourishes windburned skin after a day on the slopes.

Sweaty Betty Mountain Top Seamless Ski Base Layer

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4. Sweaty Betty Mountain Top Seamless Ski Base Layer, $105

Skip the usual single-color long johns  for a cute geometric printed top made from quick-dry fabric. A high collar and ribbed cuffs and hem help retain heat.

Falke Ski Socks

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5. Falke Ski Socks, $38

Socks made from an insulating wool blend socks will keep feet dry and toasty.

SkiLynx 3.0 App

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6. SkiLynx 3.0, $3

Download the app's latest version to track friends and family on the slopes, easily share your location, and receive an overview of the runs you skied that day. Best part: It syncs up with your new Apple watch.

Smith Vantage Helmet

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7. Smith Vantage Helmet, $230

A sleek and comfortable helmet that comes in a variety of colors and has built-in vents you can adjust based on the wind chill factor.

Smith Outdoor Tech Wired Audio Chips

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8. Smith Outdoor Tech Wired Audio Chips, $40

Finally! A comfortable way to listen to your favorite tunes and answer phone calls without removing your helmet or gloves. Compatible with most helmets.

Patagonia Stormfront Backpack

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9. Patagonia Stormfront Backpack, $299

Stash a cell phone, water, and an extra layer in the waterproof backpack. A built-in harness and waist belt system ensures support and comfort as you fly down the slopes.

Leaf + Root Herbal Vapor Rub

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10. Leaf + Root Herbal Vapor Rub, $9

Ease chest colds and muscle pain with an herbal vapor rub made from herbs like thyme, rosemary, and wild marjoram.

Oakley Flight Deck Prizm Goggle

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11. Oakley Flight Deck Prizm Goggle, $200

Inspired by the design of fighter pilot helmets, the rimless goggle has one of the largest fields of view on the market.

Zippo Hand Warmer

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12. Zippo Hand Warmer, $27

A mini pocket-sized furnace to keep hands warm on chilly days.

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