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Here’s some slick gear we have tried and tested – and recommend for the slopes

[vc_row][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_column_text]Animal snow wear is among our best-value jackets. Backcountry snow jacket (olive with fur collar) costs £160, and the Basecamp snow jacket (Navy with beige details) – also ideal for cold days around town , is an affordable £120. Both from Animal[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/2″][vc_images_carousel images=”11173,11164″ onclick=”link_image” custom_links_target=”_self” mode=”horizontal” speed=”5000″ slides_per_view=”1″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]And for space-age sun protection try Silhouette – developed for American astronauts – as is claimed to be indestructible – though one of our Editors managed to bend them by sitting on a lift with them in his back pocket. From £300.[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”11343″ border_color=”grey” img_link_target=”_self” img_size=”full”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width=”1/1″][vc_column_text]Samsonite’s latest and lightest Curv collection, Lite-Shock, is out soon and it is so light you could lift it with one finger! Because it weighs only 1.75kg  – or 3.8lbs – amazing for a 55cm cabin bag.

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