What to Pack & Wear on a Winter Trip to Lake Tahoe, CA/ NV | Furrocious Furr
What Clothes Should I Pack & Wear for a Trip to Lake Tahoe, CA/ NV?
Lake Tahoe is an incredibly beautiful destination year-round, but it’s especially magical during the winter. Located in both California and Nevada, you’ll find 9 ski resorts including Heavenly ski resort properly named for its heavenly views of the spectacular Lake Tahoe. Resorts in the Lake Tahoe area are blessed with large annual snow falls which over the last five years have exceeded 450 inches a year!
Palisades Tahoe is the largest of the Lake Tahoe ski resorts and boasts over 6,000 acres of terrain and over 270 ski trails. The synergy of a vast terrain and lots of snow Palisades a popular ski resort destination.
There are lots of things to do off the slopes including, snowshoeing, ice skating, sledding, walking around Lake Tahoe, and competing in (or just watching) the polar bear swim.
Lake Tahoe and the city of Truckee offers some great shopping where you can find local art, jewelry, clothes, plenty of souvenirs and a plethora of dining choices. Located in the town of South Lake Tahoe, just past the California line you will find many Nevada casinos. to test your luck.
Lake Tahoe gets super cold during winter so you will need to pack warm layers, complimented with winter jackets, thick socks and winter boots. Follow our winter fashion packing guide to make the best of for your trip to Lake Tahoe.
Warm Jackets & Coats
It's crucial to pack a high-quality and warm coat or jacket when traveling in winter to stay comfortable and safe in cold weather conditions. A good coat provides warmth and protects you from wind, snow, and rain, enhancing your winter experience.
Without a proper coat, you risk feeling cold and uncomfortable, which can hinder your enjoyment of winter activities and sights. That's why investing in a good coat is crucial for a fun and memorable winter vacation.
Furrocious coats are the ultimate choice for any occasion, as they are made in Los Angeles with soft and high-quality materials. They offer a perfect fit, versatility, and practicality with numerous pockets and backpack straps. These coats strike the ideal balance between style and comfort, keeping you cozy and warm throughout your winter adventure.
Packing a Furrocious coat is a smart choice for making a fashion statement and ensuring comfortable warmth, guaranteeing a fantastic time on your trip.
The Apres Jacket
After a long day of skiing or snowboarding, relaxing at the Apres ski scene is a great way to unwind. However, bulky or unflattering coats can detract from the festive atmosphere. To ensure comfort and style, choosing a cozy and fashionable coat or jacket is essential.
Furrocious Furr offers a perfect solution with their collection of high-quality coats made from top-notch materials. With a variety of designs catering to individual styles, you can find a coat that is both comfortable and durable. Whether you prefer short or long, hooded or collared, bright or neutral colors, thick or light fur, or even light up furs, Furrocious Furr has something to suit every personality and wardrobe. They also offer custom coats upon request, so don't hesitate to contact us to make your perfect coat.
Layered Tops & Bottoms
To stay comfortable in fluctuating temperatures during a winter trip, it's crucial to pack layers of clothing. By having multiple tops and bottoms, you can easily adjust your outfit to match the changing weather conditions throughout the day. This approach ensures that you won't feel too warm or too cold, enabling you to make the most of your winter activities without any discomfort.
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 check out OOSC.
If you want to wear that sparkly dress or skirt get a pair of fleece lined stockings. Our favorite fleece tights Blostirno Fleece Lined Tights
Fleece lined leggings and ski thermals can go under any outfit. One of our favorites fleece leggings is Uniqlo HEATTECH Ultra Warm Leggings
Boots by @moonboot
Quality, waterproof footwear is essential for a winter vacation where you could be walking in snow, on ice, in slush, puddles or mud. Invest in a good pair of waterproof boots and they will last you several seasons.
Having some trusty winter boots for navigating the icy and snowy conditions of a ski resort is imperative to a good vacation. Look for comfort, warmth, good tread, and style when choosing your après ski boots.
Here are a few of our favorite winter boot brands:
Accessories (Hats, Gloves, Scarves, etc.)
In cold weather, accessories such as hats, gloves, and scarves are crucial to keep you warm. Opting for the appropriate cold weather accessories not only offers warmth but also adds versatility and style to your overall look.
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.
Hats & Scarves
Be sure to include fashionable and cozy hats and scarves in your winter packing list. These accessories not only offer warmth but also enhance your outfit's style. Opt for materials such as wool, cashmere, or fleece, which are not only comfortable but also provide excellent insulation.
We love designer Pom Pom hats from Kyikyi.
Ensure that you don't compromise on style due to cold weather during your winter vacation. Pack some trendy and warm mittens or gloves to accentuate your outfit with a splash of color and texture. These accessories offer both fashion and function, keeping your hands snug and warm. Consider selecting materials like wool, leather, or cashmere for their comfort and insulation properties.
The classic Isotoners offers eco friendly warm & functional gloves for men and women.
Winter vacation things you might forget to pack
Here are some recommended items to include in your winter vacation packing list:
Sunscreen - Keep your skin protected from the sun's strong rays that can reflect off the snow by applying sunscreen.
Lip balm - Prevent chapped lips caused by the cold and dry winter weather by packing a moisturizing lip balm.
Hand and foot warmers - Keep your extremities warm and comfortable by packing some disposable hand and foot warmers, especially if you don't have heated socks, gloves, or insoles.
Sunglasses and goggles - Shield your eyes from the harsh winter elements and the sun's glare reflecting off the snow by packing sunglasses or goggles with interchangeable lenses for different conditions.
Swimsuit and flip flops - Many mountain resorts offer hot tubs as an après-ski activity, so don't forget to bring your swimsuit and a pair of flip-flops to wear to and from the tub.
Order the Perfect Outerwear from Furrocious Furr!
Furrocious Furr's collection of faux fur outerwear strikes the perfect balance between warmth and fashion. Our collection features a range of coat and vest styles for both men and women, available in a wide variety of colors and interchangeable faux fur options. And if you can't find what you're looking for, we also offer custom options.
Check out our website to explore our women's collection and discover stylish and vibrant alternatives.