15 Winter Gadgets for Hitting the Slopes
While going on a ski trip sounds super fun, packing your luggage typically isn't. Apart from all your clothing, your ski trip also demands the perfect kit of winter gadgets to get you through run after run down the mountain. From military grade phone cases to touchscreen-friendly gloves, our list of winter gadgets lets you hit the slopes in a tech-friendly way.
- Skiing might sound like fun and games but, while skiing downhill with moderate effort, you can actually burn around 350-400 calories per hour!
- Moonwalking is so 1972. If predictions go right, you will be able to ski on the moon someday.
- Snowtrikes have been all the rage the past few years. Our recent favorite is Hillstrike.
This collection of clothing is designed by women, for women. Rather than the traditional “pink it and shrink it” mentality, each garment has a thoughtful design for the perfect fit. And, there’s no pink in sight.
Instead of putting the sled on a slippery frozen surface, a slippery frozen surface is put on the bottom of the sled! Each SLICER sled comes with two special molds, called ICERS, that are used to freeze thin blocks of ice (in a standard side-by-side refrigerator/freezer) that are then attached to the bottom of the sled.
These gloves give you the stunning luxurious look you’re after without the hefty price tag. Coming in sizes for men and women, these gloves are ideal for anything from driving to your city commute.
This ultra-thin yet warming washable jacket is designed to be worn every day no matter weather you encounter. Giving you heat where it matters; on your chest, back, and in the pockets; the battery lasts for up to ten hours and takes just 90 minutes to fully charge.
Much more effective than a piece of wood, arduous shoveling, or painful pushing, this simple system works with a variety of cars, vans, and ATVs to add traction when stuck in the mud, ice, or snow. The thick strap secures the rubber base of the Trac-Grabber to your tires.
Totally encasing your device, this case offers incredible protection on every side. The Grip Case also has something unique on the back – a built-in handle. When you’re holding your smartphone, you can slip your hand into the durable grip for impressive dexterity.
This sleek new quadcopter can be easily folded up for easy transport and is capable of taking stunning footage when paired with the Hero 5 Black, Hero 5 Session, or Hero 4 Black + Silver camera.
It has been configured in a way such that you can use it for everything from capturing POV footage to stunning selfies. It could also work for shooting static tripod shots as well.
Designed for Apple devices, this big rig is complete with a powerful camera that captures in 4K resolution. In addition, it also records in stunning HD slow motion. The Mavic Pro uses the intelligence of DJI to take your footage up a notch.
Complete with a camera, this drone has advanced technology to snap images unlike ever before. The Spark Drone has intelligent in-flight modes and it’s easy to fly with a single tap.
Developed by MotionMetrics, this device slides comfortably into your ski boot and analyzes every move you make from the chairlift to the base. The insert is powered by a tracker on the back of the boot and detects pressure as well as a motion to analyze your form.
With an Integrated Visor by Osbe, the beauty of this helmet lies in its design. It features an integrated visor that has been folded away inside the helmet. This will minimize wind as well as water from entering the helmet, thus meeting the demands of athletes in all kinds of weather conditions.
It’s especially useful for beginners who are attempting to ski for the first time. Parents and ski instructors get to actually show and guide students rather than just tell them how to ski.
Not only does it launch snowballs at your rival, it also makes them. Just add snow, close the lid, and get three perfectly formed snowballs about the size of a softball ready for launching.
As one of the largest power banks from the brand, this device really delivers. The massive 13400mAh battery can power up your laptop, smartphone, tablet, and every device in between. It’s armed with two USB-A ports for all of your devices.
Do you use other gadgets on your ski trip? Let us know in the comments below.