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Below is a list of things you will need for Snowplay ''(not for if you are skiing or boarding)''.
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Revision as of 14:29, 13 July 2009


Snowplay is the activity of playing around, playing in, throwing, laying in, building with and even eating: snow.

This article is to help all those who just want to know what to prepare for the first time they or their kids go to the snow. This article is not about skiing or boarding.

The Basic Facts

There are a lot of things about the snow that you won't know the first time you go. There are a lot of misconceptions about it as well.

Getting to the Snow

There are many different ways to get to the snow. For a first timer they all need explaining. A good bit of advise is that nearly all ski resorts have a website with a page devoted to getting there. Also all the resort articles on this site have a part on getting there.


The most common way to get to the snow is driving. If you are driving you need chains, they are absolutely essential. If you are only going to the snow for a one off time it is a better idea to hire the chains, which you can find in most alpine towns.

Ski Tube

Many major resorts have skitubes such as Perisher in Australia. If the resort you are going to has one of these, it is a lot easier and quicker than driving.

Flying and Bus

You can fly into any major city near any ski resort and get a bus into the resort itself.

What to Bring

Below is a list of things you will need for Snowplay (not for if you are skiing or boarding).


At the Snow

The Kids

The Parents