How to dress your kids properly for skiing?

Like us, children must be well protected to make the most of ski days. We want them to be warm and dry, to be able to dress easily and move freely… And it's possible! Follow our guide on how to dress them well.

How to dress your kids properly for skiing?

STAY WARM AND DRY...

1. WITH THE 3-LAYER RULE

When they're having fun, kids sometimes forget to say they're cold. To keep them warm and move freely, there is no need to multiply layers of clothing. Three layers is enough, following the right order:

2. BY PROTECTING THE EXTREMITIES

The feet, hands and head are the parts of the body most exposed to cold and bad weather, so it’s important to protect them.

...IN BREATHABLE CLOTHING...

To stay warm, you need clothes that wick away perspiration, otherwise moisture will build up and the cold will kick in ... and you’ll probably give up. When you know how much your little champions move, you can say that breathability is at least as important as providing warmth to stay warm.

A garment can be breathable thanks to two things:

1. TECHNICAL BREATHABLE FABRIC

Ski clothing is today all designed in technical fabric which have different functions of protection, breathability, wind, water impermeability... To ensure good moisture evacuation, choose a suitable garment, and remember to apply the 3-layers rule. These layers are designed to provide good breathability. Great, no?

2. VENTILATIONS

The 3rd layers, supposed to protect from external conditions and therefore are waterproof, are generally equipped with ventilations to avoid the sauna effect. Under the arms for jackets, at the crotch for pants, even helmets and gogles have vents! The key is to know how to use them wisely: open during physical exercise, closed during more static moments, or in case of strong wind, snowstorms, rain...

how to dress kids properly for skiing

...PROTECTED FROM THE ELEMENTS.

TIP

Some outfits for little ones are equipped with zips to attach the bottom of the jacket to the pants and the end of the sleeves to the mittens! Guaranteed snowproof!

THINK COMFORT AND PRACTICALITY!

How to dress your kids properly for skiing?

AND FOR TODDLERS?

And no, skiing and having fun in the snow is not just for adults ... You can learn to ski when the child has well-acquired how to walk, and what about the joys of sledging? So we also thought of you, parents of little guys who are already ski champions:

If you want to find out more, take a look at our advice: how to dress baby properly for winter

Warm, dry, comfortable in their clothes, your children are ready to hit the slopes safely and in all weather conditions. Soon you will no longer be able to follow them ...

How to dress your kids properly for skiing?

CHLOÉ

HER MISSION: to protect kids from the cold

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