Best Tech Products for Ski Holidays


January can be a bit of a depressing month. Christmas is over, everyone’s back to work and the weather is frightfully cold at best. In other words, it’s a great time to take a trip abroad, and for the more adventurous of us there is nothing better than a ski holiday. In light of that, today’s post takes a look at some of the must-have tech products that will keep you connected when hitting the slopes.

Garmin Vivoactive HR

The Garmin Vivoactive HR is a GPS-enabled smartwatch designed for those who enjoy challenging sports like cycling, swimming and of course, skiing. The perfect watch to wear in demanding situations, the Vivoactive HR features a sunlight-readable, high-resolution touchscreen and built-in sports apps that keep track of every step you take. Its Elevate™ heart rate technology measures heart rate from the wrist, providing detailed information about calories burned and activity intensity. With a rechargeable battery that lasts up to 8 days in watch/activity mode, or up to 13 hours when using the GPS, the Garmin Vivoactive HR not only measures how well you ski but also ensures you never lose your way.

GoPro HERO5 Session

The GoPro HERO5 Session model is a simple-to-use yet robust camera with a waterproof design and video stabilization, making it especially suitable for recording your time in the mountains. It offers stunning 4K video quality and both one-button and voice control features, allowing for on the fly recording even if your hands are full with ski poles. Thanks to built-in WiFi and Bluetooth technology, the GoPro HERO5 Session can auto upload footage to your GoPro Plus cloud account, which you can then edit on your phone resulting in quick and simple videos that will impress even the most seasoned skiers.

Kaiser Baas Chest Mount

The Kaiser Baas Chest Mount is an action camera mount built for use with GoPro cameras or the X80 Action Camera. A durable and highly comfortable camera mount, the Kaiser Baas Chest Mount uses adjustable straps for greater security, and is recommended to be used with the J-Mount Quick Release to achieve complete angle-choice flexibility.

Box Smartphone Charger

It can be tricky to keep your smartphone powered and ready for use when skiing, but the Box Smartphone Charger does just that. It has a compact but powerful Lithium Polymer 3000mAh battery that provides two full charges and is compatible with all USB devices, including smartphones, tablets, digital cameras, GPS and more. This tiny portable charger fits into pockets and purses, so it can be kept on your person at all times.

Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices

No ski holiday would be complete without that special soundtrack, and the Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices will keep the music flowing as you descend a downhill ski run. Featuring sweat and weather resistant earbuds and Bose’s patented StayHear® tips that conform to your ear’s shape, you’re guaranteed a constant stream of rich and clear sound. Bose SoundSport In-Ear Headphones for Apple Devices also feature an inline mic and remote for calls and music, and as the name suggests are for use with selected Apple devices.

A ski holiday is a great way to beat the January blues, and the above are just some of the latest products you can use to make your holiday that extra special.

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