What To Pack On A Ski Trip To Utah

A girl skier standing by a log cabin

Before you know it, the mountains are going to be bustling with skiers and snowboarders from around the world. With airports open and increased safety precautions every step along the way, its time to jump online and book that long-awaited trip. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or week-long vacation, we know a thing or two about how to make the most out of your time here in Utah. Any trip can be expensive, which is why we created the ultimate packing list to help ensure that you don’t forget anything that could be an added expense to your getaway.  

Here is our comprehensive list of everything you will need during a winter vacation to Salt Lake City. Feel free to print this list out and cross out the items as you pack them in your suitcase. 

Skiing & Snowboarding gear: 

  • Ski jacket
  • Ski pants 
  • Base layer top (non-cotton)
  • Base layer bottom ( long johns or leggings, we recommend one pair for every day you are skiing)
  • Gloves or mittens 
  • Ski socks 
  • Goggles 
  • Helmet
  • Skis
  • Snowboard
  • Poles

Après Skiing:

  • Jeans 
  • Sweaters 
  • Long sleeve tops to layer with
  • Warm jacket
  • Swimsuit (most hotels have a hot tub that operates year-round)
  • Sleep clothes 
  • Undergarments
  • Beanie 
  • Lightweight mittens 
  • Socks
  • Boots 


  • Lip balm ( we suggest one that has a high SPF)
  • Sunscreen
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste 
  • Lotion 
  • Deodorant 
  • Hairbrush 
  • Hair ties 
  • Makeup 

Carry on:

  • Sunglasses
  • Masks 
  • Hand warmers 
  • Lift tickets/ passes
  • Headphones 
  • Phone charger 
  • Insurance cards 
  • Water bottle 
  • Emergen-C or Airborne 
  • Hand sanitizer 

And not to worry, if you don’t feel like bringing your winter outerwear or equipment across the country, call us at (801) 571-2031 or visit us online and let us set you up for your vacation. We have a variety of different rental packages that are sure to meet your budget and experience level. Our team can’t wait to help you out during your vacation.