One of the only ski holiday downsides we can think of is the packing. It’s almost impossible to pack light. And that means beating the 20kg baggage allowance can be a challenge.

Let’s face it, this isn’t your standard beach holiday where a toothbrush, flimsy clothes and swimming costume will see you through. You’re heading into the mountains, where conditions are famously unpredictable. So it’s vital you keep yourself safe with the proper clothing and equipment.

Unsure what to pack? From helmets to hip flasks, we’ve rounded up everything you need to hit the slopes in one (quite long) helpful list.