09 Mar 10 Best Ski Gadgets
Whether you are a skier of style or just raring to pick up speed, The Gentleman’s Journal has all of your essentials covered for your trip to the mountains this year.
For the thrill-seeking skier or snowboarder, safety comes first with this groundbreaking airbag. Discreet and comfortable, this backpack will give you the comfort of protection as you pick up speed on the slopes.
Oakley Airwave 1.5 GPS Ski Goggles Once the stuff of skiing daydreams, these slick goggles from the ultimate luxury brand now incorporates built-in GPS and Bluetooth, so you can record your every move on the mountains in speed charts and airtime sensors. You can even track your friends and follow the preloaded maps, all behind the comfort and style of Oakley’s timeless design.
£520 from uk.oakley.com
Soul Poles Made of bamboo with all recycled materials, these ski poles are an essential item. Stripping the humble pole down to it’s roots, Soul Pole have created durable and resistant sticks, weighing next to nothing, with custom-made sleek and simple design.
£145 from www.lockwoods.com
Motorola TLKR T60 Walkie-Talkie If your skiing partner can’t keep up, leave your phone at home and stay in touch with these lightweight walkie-talkies. The ideal ski gadget for those who ski in big groups.
Mophie Powerstation Charger This sleek and compact piece of equipment will save you having to head back to the chalet to charge your USB devices. Never again will a dead battery interrupt a day in the mountains.
By Meg Abbott