What to Pack & Wear on a Winter Trip to Big Sky, Montana | Furrocious Furr
What Clothes Should I Pack & Wear for a Trip to Big Sky?
Big Sky Resort in Big Sky, Montana has been the buzz of the ski travel industry with its massive, decade-long infrastructure improvement plan called Vision 2025 coming to a completion. This includes; high-speed lifts, new gondolas, four bubble chairs with heated seats, more than any place else, an 8-seater and the nation’s fastest 6-person chair.
Big Sky Resort is located in southwest Montana (approximately 50 miles south of Bozeman and an hour north of West Yellowstone). Big Sky has an average of 400 inches of powder fall on 5,850+ skiable acres and 4,350 vertical feet. There is terrain for first timers to the most advanced skiers.
It is known for its short to non existent lift lines and its big mountain terrain and tram access to the top of the popular Lone Peak that has extraordinary views and a vertical drop of 4,350 feet.
Off the slopes Big Sky offers Ana ray of activities including: snowmobile tours, snowshoeing, sleigh rides, dog sledding, zipline, giant swing, ice-skating, mountain biking and the infamous cable car ride to Aquille du midi
The resort has everything one would expect from a modern ski resort, including the Big Sky Mountain Village which features a variety of dining, lodging (including vacation rentals) and endless shopping possibilities.
Big Sky’s low key on mountain vibe extends to its nightlife scene with a handful of base village restaurants and hotel bars, as well as the town of Big Sky which houses local hot spot the Lone Peak Brewery.
Après Skiing is an important part of the Big Sky experience, so don’t forget a bathing suit for relaxing in a hot tub after a hard day on the slopes or a stylish and chic outfit for when you head down to Bozeman to enjoy some live music at the Bozeman Hot Springs.
The weather at Big Sky can drop to below 0 and the temperature can be in the single digits and teens. It's essential to be prepared to have a more enjoyable vacartion. Follow our winter fashion guide to you will be prepared for the cold weather on your winter vacation.
Warm Jackets & Coats
Properly packing a suitable jacket or coat is vital when preparing for a winter trip to ensure you stay warm in the cold weather. Your outerwear plays a significant role in keeping you comfortable and content, ultimately making your journey more enjoyable. With a quality jacket or coat, you can layer other clothing items on top to maintain warmth, making them adaptable.
Aside from providing warmth, it's also crucial to choose a jacket or coat that is comfortable and fashionable. That's why Furrocious coats are an excellent choice for any occasion. These super soft, high quality coats, LA made coats are not only warm but also super functional with multiple pockets and back pack straps. Each product has ben fitted to perfection to fit snugly like a warm embrace. With a Furrocious coat, you won't have to compromise on style or comfort. To ensure a fantastic winter vacation, bring a Furrocious coat and stay cozy, warm, and fashionable in the chilly weather.
The Apres Jacket
Make sure to pack fashionable apres ski attire for your winter vacation. The Apres ski scene is a blast, and having a standout coat will only enhance the fun times. The perfect jacket or coat is just as crucial as your ski gear, so consider Furrocious Furr coats for both men and women, available in various designs to match your style and personality.
Furrocious Furr offers an extensive range of designs that cater to your preferences. Whether you prefer a short or long coat, a hooded or collared style, bright colors or neutrals, or even a coat with light up furs., we have options for you. If you don't see your dream coat on our site, don't worry; we can make a custom coat just for you. Contact us to learn more.
Layered Tops & Bottoms
For a comfortable winter vacation, pack layered clothing to adjust to unpredictable weather conditions. Bring long-sleeved tops, sweaters, cardigans, fleeces, and hoodies that can be easily layered. Waterproof pants are also a must-have for skiing in wet or snowy conditions.
We love sexy fashion savvy thermal layers for women from Free People Movement, Sweat Betty, and Goldbergh.
For men we love Montec's state-of-the-art winter gear combining style and function.
For men's & women's fun, retro style base layers, and ski wear shop OOSC.
You can't go wrong with Smartwool or Patagonia, or Helly Hansen for men's & women's quality base layers.
If you want to wear that sweater dress or skirt get a pair of fleece lined stockings. Our favorite fleece tights Blostirno Fleece Lined Tights
We love fleece lined leggings and ski thermals can go under any outfit. One of our top fleece leggings is Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Warm Leggings
Boots by @moonboots
When preparing for your winter vacation, don't forget to pack a pair of practical yet stylish boots. Choosing boots with excellent traction, waterproofing, warmth, and comfort is crucial to keep your feet cozy and dry in snowy or slushy conditions.
Consider the following recommended winter boot brands:
Accessories (Hats, Gloves, Scarves, etc.)
Gloves or mittens, hats and scarves are a must-have winter accessory that adds warmth and fashion to your outfit. With a variety of materials available like leather, cashmere, or knitted fabric, it's easy to find a pair that suits your style. Bring some fun colored or printed options to stay warm and to spice up any outfit.
Faux Fur Accessories
At Furrocious Furr we do custom order faux fur infinity scarves and long scarves and matching wrist paws. Perfect for a chilly winter night or hiding from the snow, faux fur scarves will always be a winter essential. They can add a fun pop of color or interesting pattern and layer of warmth and coziness to any outfit. DM us to make your custom order faux fur accessory today.
If you want to feel ultra cozy try our oversized, cowl neck, animal ear Simian Hood which can be worn a s a shawl too.
Shop Apparis for faux fur bucket hats to add a little fun to your look.
Scarf by @freepeople
Hats & Scarves
For a stylish and cozy winter vacation, pack high-quality hats and scarves. Opt for materials such as wool, cashmere, or fleece that offer warmth and comfort. Coordinate these accessories with your winter wardrobe to stay fashionable and cozy in the cold weather.
For men's designer beanies, scarves and gloves check out Mr. Porter, Ssense, or Matchesfashion.
For women's stylish winter hats & scarves check out Revolve or Shopbop.
We love designer Pom Pom hats from Kyikyi.
Make sure to pack trendy and warm gloves or mittens for your winter vacation. There are various styles and materials to choose from, such as leather, cashmere, or knitted options, that will match your winter wardrobe while keeping your hands cozy in cold weather.
The classic Isotoners offers eco friendly warm & functional gloves for men and women.
For womens quality & stylish gloves shop Revolve or Shopbop.
For mens quality & stylish gloves shop Mr. Porter, Ssense, or Matchesfashion.
Warm socks are essential to having happy feet try Bombas, Smart Wool,
Fitssock, or Heat Holders.
Winter vacation things you might forget to pack
Here are some winter vacation essentials to pack:
- Sunscreen: Don't forget to protect your skin from the sun's rays, which can still be strong even in the winter.
- Lip balm: The cold, dry weather can lead to chapped lips, so keep some lip balm handy.
- Hand & foot warmers: These inexpensive disposable warmers can be a lifesaver for cold hands and feet if you don't have heated socks, gloves, or insoles.
- Sunglasses & goggles: The bright sun and harsh elements can make it difficult to see, so bring a pair of sunglasses and goggles with interchangeable lenses for various conditions.
- Swimsuit & flip flops: After a day on the slopes, relax in a hot tub with a swimsuit and flip-flops.
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