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Tim Hudson from Inspired Italy and The Ski Safari explains why Brits should be flocking to ski in the Italian Dolomites.
It can be daunting looking at a list of items that you need to buy for your skiing holiday. If you are going skiing for the first time, then the list can be a long one. Of course, if you are trying it out for the first time and have a limited budget, then you could ask a friend to borrow a jacket and ski pants but I would not go further than that.
One of the most essential set of garments to consider when skiing is thermal underwear, which makes up your thermal base layer.
A thermal base layer can consist of a top and/or leggings. When choosing what items of clothing to wear before your skiing day begins it is always good to start with a thermal base layer. After that, depending on the temperature and humidity that day, you can decide what else you need to wear on top.
Kitting yourself out with the right gear is an essential part of preparing to hit the slopes. With so many brands to choose from and numerous pieces of kit available, it can be a bit daunting for newbies to know exactly what to wear and how much to spend on it.
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