The Ski & Snowboard with Kids gear guide for Winter 2017
Advanced technology makes for a sweeter time outside with no-fog goggles,
tech mittens and hard to crack helmets. Rachael Oakes-Ash discovers the top
6 items your ski trip can't be without.
1. Smith Holt Jr Helmet in Reactor, RRP $129.95
Keep the precious cargo safe with this durable bombshell-construction helmet
from Smith. Expect injection-moulded ABS shell, airflow climate control with 14
vents, removable ear pads, goggle lock and more.
2. Disney 'Frozen' Tracker Goggles by Anon, RRP $69.96
Elsa and Anna devotees will be happy with these Frozen goggles with
silicone strap, cylindrical lens, dual-layer face foam, full-perimeter
channel venting and microfibre goggle bag.
3. Roxy Jetty Girl Snow Mitten, RRP $39.99
With a pre-shaped fit, brushed tricot lining, waterproof Dry Flight insert,
adjustable wrist strap and 160g insulation, the Roxy Jetty Girl Mitten will
ensure hands stay warm and dry. The convenient nose and goggle wipe thumb
panel reduces the need to remove the gloves and the elastic leash means
they won’t get lost.
4. Rossignol Comp J Minions Helmet, RRP $119
More Minions! This ultra-lightweight helmet will keep young noggins safe with
comfort fit, In-Mold Light Shell technology and natural ventilation. There’s
also a quick-dial sizing adjustment for growing brains.
5. Smith Grom Goggles in Reactor Creature, RRP $119.95
Fog-X anti-fog Inner lens means your offspring will be seeing clearly while whizzing
down the slopes in these semi-rimless framed goggles from Smith. Add a spherical
carbonic-x dual thermal lens, silicone strap and helmet and eyeglass compatibility.
6. GoPro Hero4 Session, RRP $299
This tiny camera comes with built-in waterproof technology, one-button control
and built-in Wi-Fi so you can connect to the GoPro App on a smartphone to upload
images straight to social media.