Suitable for kids age 12 and under, the Christy Sports Jr. Basic Ski Package offers a season rental of skis, boots, and poles. Pick up the bundle by November 14 and use it through mid-April. The lightweight skis are ideal for beginners, but a variety of packages are available to meet any child’s skill level and needs. $139.
The North Face Snowquest Insulated Jacket is ranked highly for being both warm and waterproof. The three-piece jacket has a fixed hood, zip pockets, elastic cuffs, and drop-tail hem to keep kids cozy. Choose from camouflage, leopard, yeti, or animal prints.
Keep little hands warm with the Kids’ Burton GORE-TEX Gloves. The waterproof, windproof, and breathable gloves feature two-layer fabric and low-bulk insulation. They also come in four color schemes to please a variety of fashionable skiers. $50, burton.com
Protect your child’s head and eyes with the Spire Youth Helmet and Goggle Combo. The helmet is ideal for ages three to eight and includes two liners—as kids grow, change the liner size to fit their current measurements and comfort. The removable, anti-fog goggles offer 100 percent UV protection and are semi-mirrored, which allows parents and instructors to see the eyes of young skiers.
Available in sizes 2T to 16, the budget-friendly Mountain Warehouse Kids’ Ski Jacket and Pant Set is perfect for your next snow adventure. Its fleece-lined jacket is treated with a durable water repellent and the pants include side pockets, adjustable braces, and ankle zips.
Whether kids are making snow angels or grabbing lunch at the ski lodge, the Spyder Flight Hat will keep their noggins warm when they don’t have a helmet on. The knit hat flaunts a cute heart pattern and faux fur pompom that will make your kids easier to spot.