Want to Save Money on Your Ski Gear?
24th January 2020
Last modified on May 22nd, 2020
Look no further than Decathlon and its own brand of Wedze. Good gear with affordable prices to match.
You don’t have to spend a small fortune on your ski clothes.
The retailer Decathlon has a huge range of ski and snowboard gear.
It has expanded its offering in recent years and opened new stories across the country with more to follow.
Here we take a sample look at the basics – for the full range then see here.
WEDZE MEN’S DOWNHILL SKI JACKET 500 – GREEN – £64.99
This jacket has been designed with a hybrid of down and recycled wadding to keep the wearer snug even on cold days.
The high collar also helps ensure warmth and protection from the cold air.
Thanks to the inner waterproof membrane layer and taped seams, this jacket ensures no moisture can seep in. What’s more, the outer fabric is water repellent to prevent the jacket absorbing water and weighing skiers down while perfecting runs.
A ventilation strip on the back allows airflow to the body to prevent overheating and will wick moisture away if the sun does make an appearance on the slopes.
WEDZE MEN’S DOWNHILL SKI TROUSERS 500 – RED – £49.99
Skiers will be ready for anything in these thermal trousers. Designed with water repellent fabric on the outside and a waterproof inner membrane, the wearer can take comfort knowing their lower half is protected from the elements.
The trousers are warm thanks to the recycled wadding used for insulation, however they remain breathable due to the vents on the inner leg that can be opened via a zip, to prevent overheating.
Additionally, the Velcro straps on the waistband mean the trousers can be adjusted to ensure the perfect fit, leaving skiers to focus on their slope performance.
WEDZE WOMEN’S DOWNHILL SKI JACKET 500 – BLACK – £64.99
For skiers looking to upgrade their kit, this jacket is a must. With recycled wadding in the arms and down wadding in the body of the jacket, wearers will stay cosy while on the slopes or when they stop for a hot chocolate.
As well as a water repellent outer layer and a waterproof inner membrane layer, this jacket features a snow skirt and adjustable sleeve cuffs to ensure no snow enters the jacket even if skiers do take a fall.
What’s more, the high collar on the jacket provides comfort and warmth to provide protection from icy winds.
WEDZE WOMEN’S DOWNHILL SKI TROUSERS 500 – BLACK – £49.99
Designed with 4-way stretch fabric, these trousers give skiers complete freedom of movement.
Featuring a waterproof inner membrane layer, melted snow is prevented from soaking through to the body, keeping the wearer warm and dry.
In addition to the wadding, a brushed fleece lining keeps skiers’ cosy throughout a long day on the slopes.
WEDZE ADULT M DOWNHILL SKI HELMET PST 500 – PINK – £24.99
A ski helmet is an essential piece of kit to stay safe while out on the slopes. With a hard-outer shell and inner shock absorbing lining, this helmet will keep skier’s heads protected from impact.
Additionally, the helmet features a dial which allows the wearer to adjust the size for a perfect fit, ensuring there is no movement even if the wearer falls.
A well-ventilated liner is fitted for comfort, featuring 6 holes and channels to ensure moisture management, keeping heads perspiration-free.
WEDZE WOMEN AND GIRL’S SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING GOGGLES G 520 GOOD WEATHER – BLUE – £29.99
With 100% anti-UV and brown tinted lenses, these goggles are ideal for skiing or snowboarding in both sunny and cloudy weather conditions.
Designed with an anti-fogging system, created via a treated double lens and ventilation system on the frame which allows air to circulate, the wearer can ski safely no matter the temperature or weather conditions.
The seamless spherical lens on the goggles provides a wide range of vision so skiers can focus on perfecting their technique.
WEDZE ADULT DOWNHILL SKI GLOVES 500 – BLACK – £24.99
Keep hands warm while practising with these durable gloves. The palm is coated in natural leather to ensure skiers have a good grip on ski poles, while the thumb and index finger are reinforced so that they’ll last the whole season and beyond.
Ideal for a range of weather conditions, these gloves have been treated so that they are water repellent, keeping hands dry during a long day on the slopes.
The brushed knit and faux fur lining, along with the wadding, mean hands stay toasty and the adjustable step ensure the gloves are a perfect fit.
WEDZE 100 ADULT SKI SOCKS – GREEN – £4.99
It’s important to wear the right socks while skiing to keep feet warm and comfortable. The thickness of these socks will prevent ankles and shins from rubbing, so skiers can stay on the slopes all day.
The socks have been designed to wick moisture away from the foot to keep feet dry and prevent the wearer from getting blisters.
The sole of the sock is made from 50% wool to keep the cold away while out in the snow.
Decathlon sells a wide range of ski and snowboard equipment and apparel for all ages, genders and abilities.
Visit the Decathlon Ski Shop for more information and to buy.
Decathlon has 45 stores in the UK and sells a variety of sports equipment, clothing and accessories perfect for those want to get active or maximise their performance.