How to make your ski day perfect

Are you soon heading out skiing? But you don’t want to feel cold?

Many people invest a lot into the top layer ski clothes, for example gore-tex ski pants and a jacket with several features. But they forget to think about the inner layers, those that are closest to the skin. How about you?

One thing which is key to staying warm and comfortable is having natural materials like merinowool or silk against the skin. During a ski day, you may sometimes develop a sweat, and at other times you may be standing and waiting. If you’re wearing cotton, you will simply stay wet and feel cold very soon. Synthetics are instead less breathable and tend to make you sweat.

The answer is natural materials like merinowool and silk, which keep you warm even when they are humid. They are breathable and optimally regulate the body temperature. We have gathered below our favorite items, which will ensure you will have a perfect ski day.

Go outside and have fun!!! Happy smiles and rosy cheeks, as well as better health and stronger immunity will be your reward!

Base layer

Silk-wool base layer: Adults  unisex silk wool shirt is made of 30% silk, 70% merino. Wonderfully soft and thin, warm and perfect base layer against the skin. Pair up your shirt with silk-wool leggings for women and silk-wool long underpants for men.

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Pure silk base layer: The pure silk undershirt is made of 100% organic silk, the most luxurious material in our collection with all the silk’s wonderful properties. Combine with pure silk leggings for women and pure silk long underpants for men – they will keep you comfortable all day.

Mid layer

Merino wool top: The classic unisex merino shirt has a round  collar and is available in 5 colors. Perfect fit – you can wear a shirt underneath but still tight enough for sport. Or try the unisex merino outdoor shirt, which has a practical high collar with zipper and sleeves with thumb holes. It’s great for skiing, hiking and biking or walks outside.

Merino pants:  Merino sports pants for men or merino leggings for women – these high performance, breathable and soft pants are excellent under ski pants.

Fleece jacket: When the weather gets really cold, wear this soft and comfortable fleece jacket for additional warmth. It’s made of organic softest merino. Available in men’s and women’s model. And it’s perfect also to be used on its own in any season!

Accessories

Our high performance merino neckwarmer has been used by Finns for decades to keep warm. This excellent, practical item will keep your neck and chest warm! It’s very soft and does not itch. Finnish classic, now very trendy!

This pure silk balaclava is soft, thin and comfortable. Wear this under the ski helmet especially when there’s a cold wind chill.

Ruskovilla’s products have been used on multiple polar expeditions and extreme excursions (like skiing across Greenland)! In those conditions you need the highest quality products that you can rely upon.

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