Boards.ie uses cookies. By continuing to browse this site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Click here to find out more x
Post Reply  
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
11-10-2018, 20:23   #1
Carnmore
Registered User
 
Carnmore's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2016
Posts: 329
Snowboarding gear

I'm looking for snowboarding gear for a first trip.

What do I need? Jacket, salopettes, gloves.. Do I need to get a helmet, boots and board or hire them at the resort?

Where's the best place to buy for range, value and advice - Belfast or Dublin?

Thanks in advance.
Carnmore is offline  
Advertisement
12-10-2018, 04:28   #2
stecleary
Registered User
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 1,111
https://www.boards.ie/vbulletin/show...p?t=2057911488
stecleary is offline  
12-10-2018, 09:18   #3
Billy Mays
Registered User
 
Join Date: Oct 2010
Posts: 1,505
Snowboarding gear (board, bindings, boots, helmet) is expensive stuff to buy.

As a first timer you should just hire your board, boots and helmet over there

If you take to it and definitely see it as something you can see yourself doing for the foreseeable future then look into buying your own gear
Billy Mays is offline  
22-10-2018, 23:44   #4
sheesh
Registered User
 
sheesh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 3,564
get wrist guards as you will fall a bit for the first couple of days get a crash pants to protect your coccyx if you fall badly on your ass but mainly so you can sit on the snow and not have your ass get cold. I bought them all online. I also bought chrap knee pads but you don't really need them again they were handy to keep your knees from getting cold when kneeling.

Also forget the gloves you will be getting mittens! I got mine in TK max for twenty euros.
sheesh is offline  
Post Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Remove Text Formatting
Bold
Italic
Underline

Insert Image
Wrap [QUOTE] tags around selected text
 
Decrease Size
Increase Size
Please sign up or log in to join the discussion

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search



Share Tweet