Skiing and Snowboarding Pants and Salopettes
Toss on some skiing and snowboarding pants over base layer items to hit the Mount Buller slopes for hours of thrilling fun. Tailored to protect you from winter elements by keeping you warm and dry, salopettes and snowboarding pants also have a rugged construction that weathers the demanding outdoor environment with ease. Shop this toasty collection of specialised outdoor sportswear from brands such as Oakley, Quicksilver, The North Face and Dakine for items that include skiing and snowboarding jackets, snowboarding gear, ski socks and gloves.Mens and Womens Skiing and Snowboarding Pants and Salopettes
Choose ski pants according to your gender to get the best fit. Generally, women are wider in the hips and smaller in the waist when compared to men, so the cut of their ski pants may accommodate this, and thus vary from that of mens skiing and snowboarding pants and salopettes.Breathability and Water Resistance of Skiing and Snowboarding Pants and Salopettes
Most skiing and snowboarding pants have a high degree of breathability to wick perspiration away from you, keeping your body dry and warm instead of damp and cold. Almost all salopettes are coated to repel water, preventing it from coming through to your body, and may be either fully waterproof or water-resistant. Check that your chosen pants include these features to ensure a more enjoyable experience out on the slopes.Type of Sport and Fit of Skiing and Snowboarding Pants and Salopettes
Though similar in construction and function, ski and snowboarding pants differ in fit and style. For skiing, the salopettes are more streamlined for speed and the tighter fit helps in heat retention. On the other hand, snowboarding pants usually do not have any insulation, and are much baggier in form to allow for greater hand and leg movement.Additional Features of Skiing and Snowboarding Pants and Salopettes
Take into account features that make a difference to your comfort level. For instance, articulated knees on ski pants ensure unrestrained movement, scuff guards on their ankles protect from fraying, while ventilation zips allow for extra ventilation. On skiing and snowboarding pants and salopettes, pockets secure valuables and essentials on you, while elasticated waistbands offer a more comfortable and snug fit.