It can be daunting looking at a list of items that you need to buy for your skiing/snowboarding 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 to borrow a friend’s jacket and trousers, but some other items such as hats and gloves can be very personal. Never ask to borrow someone else’s ski boots as you will change the shape of them in a few days. Goggles can break and would then need to be replaced.
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