Skiing and snowboarding aren’t just sports. They’re a way of life. So as the holiday season AND ski season converge, now is the perfect time to show the powderhound in your life just how much you care! And we’re here to help with a carefully curated selection of gifts for skiers and snowboarders.
For the globetrotters who chase winter from peak to peak, we’ve got top-of-the-line gear recommendations and must-have travel accessories that will elevate their mountain adventures. And for those who prefer to enjoy the ski scene from a more relaxed vantage point, our selection of gifts also includes stylish après-ski attire to keep them cozy and ski-related decor that brings the mountain spirit home.
So, hang those stockings with care, crank up the holiday tunes, and get ready to slalom into the hearts of your favorite skiers and snowboarders this holiday season.
Unwrapping the 25 Best Gifts for Skiers
1. Winter Canvas Tote Bag | $79 – $89.00
This printed canvas tote bag from Mark and Graham makes an excellent gift for skiers. It comes in several different colorful patterns including a winter scene, skiers on the mountain, neon skis, and more. Its practical design offers ample space for ski or snowboard essentials, and the sturdy canvas material ensures lasting durability. To make it even more of a special and unique gift, you can add a personalized monogram to the bag for an additional $12.50.
2. Skigee Retractable Goggle Wiper | $8.95
Adorable, affordable, and practical. What more could you ask for? The Skigee Retractable Goggle Wiper provides a handy solution for clearing snow and fog from goggles on the slopes – a common challenge faced by skiers and snowboarders. Its compact design makes it easy to carry, fitting seamlessly into pockets or attaching to gear. And, its soft rubber design means it easily adapts to the curvature of the goggle lenses without damaging them.
3. Ski Passport- Guide & Journal To US Ski Slopes | $25.00
This ski passport and guide is a thoughtful and informative gift that would be enjoyed by both novice skiers and seasoned riders alike. It features nearly 300 ski and snowboard destinations in the United States, including a fold-out map of the nation. The resorts are all broken down by region where you’ll find 10 blank pages – perfect for jotting down notes on your favorite runs, hidden powder stashes, après-ski hotspots, and more.
4. Men’s and Women’s Ski and Snowboard Socks 2-Pack | $58.00
Darn Tough has a reputation for producing top-notch quality socks, and this 2-pack is no exception. Made with Merino wool, these socks offer superior comfort, warmth, and durability on the slopes. All socks are knit in the state of Vermont and come with a lifetime guarantee. Needless to say, these gifts for skiers will last a lifetime!
5. Volk Ski Strap and Pole Carrier | $25.99
Skis and poles are cumbersome and can be difficult to tote around. But this practical ski and pole carrier from Volk offers a convenient solution. It fits in most jacket pockets when folded and its adjustable sizing means it can accommodate various ski sizes. It comes in a pack of two, so feel free to gift one and keep the other for yourself!
6. Hand Embroidered Wool Throw | $189.00
Bring the magic of the mountain home for the skier in your life with this luxurious, hand-embroidered throw blanket. Crafted from a blend of high-quality wool, it’s the perfect companion during a chilly winter evening. And, for another $12.50, you can add a personalized monogram to this gift as well.
7. Black Diamond Dawn Patrol 32 Snow Pack | $199.95
The best gifts for skiers are ones they can use every time they hit the pow. And the Dawn Patrol 32 Snow Pack by Black Diamond is just that. It boasts a form-fitting suspension which means it’s comfy to wear all day long. Its thoughtful design also includes an easily accessible snow safety pocket (that’s intended to carry an avalanche safety kit) and an insulated shoulder pocket that can hold a radio or hydration tube. Whether it’s day trips or extended backcountry excursions, this Snow Pack is an all-around great gift.
8. Printed Pajama Set | $129.00
This pajama set is the ultimate combination of après-ski comfort and style! It comes in two winter sports-related options, one that depicts a whimsical ski scene and the other a magical gondola. This sleepwear is 100% viscose knit, meaning it’s soft on the skin and it’s breathable to keep you cool but snug all night long. And for another fantastic gift idea to complement this one, be sure to check out #21 on our list!
9. Ski Lift Candle | $35.00
This ski-lift-inspired candle is an adorable and subtle touch to your loved one’s home. It’s hand-poured in Steamboat Springs, Colorado (which is only fitting) and is a 100% soy candle. It’s evergreen scented and, when lit, becomes the perfect aromatic reminder of the wonderful moments shared on the mountain.
10. Dakine Super Tune Tuning Kit | $145.00
This comprehensive tuning kit provides all the essential tools for maintaining and fine-tuning winter sports equipment. From edge tuners to waxing tools, the kit is designed to ensure optimal performance on the slopes. It all comes in a handy zippered carry case, too, making it easy for the skier or boarder in your life to bring on all their trips!
11. Gondola Ceramic Mug | $49 – $89.00
Next on our list is one of our favorite gifts for skiers. This charming gondola mug is bound to become your recipient’s favorite addition to their morning routines, après-ski evenings, or snug nights by the fire. You can add a monogram for a personal touch. Or, pair the mug with freshly roasted coffee beans, hot chocolate and marshmallows, or a bottle of their favorite liquor.
12. On the Slopes Embroidered Pocket Shirt | $48.00
This fun and fashionable shirt is the perfect gift for the holiday season. Embroidered in Colorado, these shirts boast intricate miniature skiers showcasing their prowess as they zip down the vertical “drop” of the shirt’s pocket or catch air on the corner. Crafted from a comfortable blend of cotton and polyester with a touch of stretch, these shirts come in a choice of blue or gray and are available in unisex sizes ranging from S to XXL.
13. Faux Fur Pom Pom Hat | $39.00
Available in more than 20 different colors and patterns, this faux fur pom pom hat will keep your loved one warm all winter long! The easy addition of a monogram turns this gift into a thoughtfully personalized present that they’ll treasure for years to come, too.
14. OCOOPA Rechargeable Hand Warmers | $19.99
Few sensations are as unpleasant as numb fingers on the mountain, except, perhaps, for the inevitable wipeout. Fortunately, these rechargeable hand warmers offer the ultimate solution to the cold. With a 5200mAh rechargeable battery, this portable pocket heater becomes the perfect gift for keeping warm on the slopes. Its compact design guarantees easy portability, effortlessly fitting into pockets for convenient on-the-go relief.
15. Ski Bum Embroidered Socks | $26.00
Crafted from a premium blend of Peruvian Pima cotton, nylon, and spandex, these socks undergo a special yarn process for enhanced durability and comfort. Designed to accommodate various sizes, they fit most with ease—suitable for women’s shoe sizes 10+ and men’s shoe sizes 8–13.
16. Crossed Skis Personalized Doormat | $99.00
Among our top picks for the holiday season, this gift for skiers doubles as an excellent choice for weddings. Transforming every doorstep into a warm and personalized greeting, this doormat is made with coconut husk bristles that efficiently trap dirt and absorb moisture. And its design featuring crossed skis adds the perfect alpine touch.
17. The Man Behind the Maps | $109
This book showcases the incredible work of James Niehues, a renowned artist known for his detailed ski resort trail maps. Filled with stunning illustrations and insights into his craft, the book provides a unique perspective on the artistry behind the maps that guide skiers down the slopes. With its blend of visual appeal and storytelling, it offers a captivating journey into the world of ski resort cartography. Whether displayed as a coffee table book or perused for its artistic value, “The Man Behind the Map” is one of the most thoughtful and visually striking gifts for skiers.
18. Beaded Gondola Clutch | $349.00
This beaded gondola clutch is the pinnacle of après-ski fashion, if we may be so bold. It’s intricately created using beads, rhinestones, polyester, leather, and metal and it’s perfectly sized to accommodate your smartphone, card holder, and other smaller essentials. The wristlet makes it easy to carry and can also be personalized with a monogram.
19. Theragun Sense | $299.99
After a day spent shredding on the slopes, dealing with soreness is not uncommon. That’s precisely why the Theragun Sense stands out as one of the finest gifts for skiers, particularly those who hit the slopes frequently. Theragun Sense is a cutting-edge device that combines percussive massage with innovative features like haptics, a heart rate sensor, and breathwork for mindfulness. This device is meticulously designed to alleviate aches, pains, and tension while promoting restful sleep.
20. Adventure Goggles Picture Frame | $46.00
There’s nothing quite like a printed photo to remind you of fond memories on the mountain. Now, imagine those photos in a frame like this! This unique frame resembling ski goggles is crafted from araucaria plywood. It includes a paper insert that functions as a stencil, allowing your giftee to cut their photo to the perfect size.
21. UGG Tasman Slipper | $110.00
Remember the pajamas we featured earlier? Well, this is their perfect companion. Meet the timeless Tasman, a cherished fan favorite celebrated across generations for its ultra-lightweight, durable outsole, plush wool lining, and suede uppers, all effortlessly encapsulated in an enduring slip-on silhouette. Note, this product does contain real fur sourced responsibly and treated for quality.
22. Hand Hooked Pillows | $199.00
Meticulously crafted using a blend of high-quality New Zealand wool and adorned with a cotton velveteen backing, these snug throw pillows serve as ideal accent pieces for ski cabins, lake houses, or cozy fireside settings. Beyond their aesthetic appeal, these pillows also make for exceptional housewarming gifts.
23. Wall Mounted Recycled Ski Bottle Opener | $50.00
Relive the silky powder turns of the day as you unwind in the evening with your favorite craft brewski, ingeniously opened using this recycled, handcrafted ski-themed bottle opener. This is a superb gift for those who cherish après-ski gatherings almost as much as their time on the slopes. It’s complete with mounting hardware for easy wall installation and optional velcro for securing a cap-catching can (or not). Handmade in Millbury, Massachusetts, this gift is ideal for home bars, kitchens, or man caves!
24. Ski Beaded Zip Pouch | $49.00
25. Ship Skis Gift Card | Varied
We’ve saved the best for last! Make winter travel a breeze with the ultimate gift – a Ship Skis gift card. Ideal for the avid skier or snowboarder in your life, this card unlocks the convenience of hassle-free shipping for their winter gear. No more lugging around bulky equipment or worrying about airport logistics; with Ship Skis, their skis, snowboard, and luggage will be safely delivered to their destination.
Finding the perfect gifts for skiers in your life just got a whole lot easier. From high-performance gear to cozy après-ski accessories, we’ve covered everything to elevate their winter adventures. For more gift inspiration, check out our list of what to wear skiing for men and women.
Happy gifting and here’s to a season filled with joy, powder days, and unforgettable moments on the slopes!