Are dreams of a powder day in Park City getting you through your work week? When you’re going on a ski vacation to Utah’s most popular mountain town, packing is probably something you’re putting at the end of your to-do list.
But learning some smart packing hacks will ensure your getaway goes off without a hitch. Check out these 5 tips to make packing easier than ever.
1. Know Your Airline Policy
Before you start adding anything to your suitcase, hit the internet to learn the details of your airline’s baggage policy. Knowing the size and weight limits of your baggage will help you avoid that dreaded moment when you’re forced to unpack luggage right at the airline counter.
2. Make a Packing List
Though there are countless blog posts out there advising you on what to bring on a ski trip, we’re keeping our list to the essentials. Pack all of these items first and you’re guaranteed to have everything you need for a great day on the mountain. Once the essentials are packed, then you can see what extras you still have room for.
- Ski jacket
- Ski pants
- Ski goggles
- Neck gaiter
- Snow socks
- Ear warmer
- Base layers
- Snow mittens
- Winter boots
- Hydration pack
3. Edit Your Suitcase
With everything laid out and ready to go in, it’s time to take one final review of what you plan to bring on your Park City ski trip. You’re bound to have added a few things you don’t really need, or you might be able to get creative and replace some items with multi-purpose versions. For example, a coat with a zip-off hood or sleeves will be better than bringing both a coat, vest, and light jacket.
4. Use Packing Cubes
Now that you’re ready to actually stuff everything into the suitcase, you may be wondering how you’ll fit all of the essentials. Packing cubes are a magical invention that’ll allow you to maximize space and stay more organized than you’ve ever been while traveling. Order yours and nerd out over which cubes you’ll use for which items. Then pack them up and be amazed at how nicely everything has stayed in place once you arrive.
5. Roll Your Clothes
Every seasoned traveler knows that folding clothes can be a big waste of space, no matter how inventive you get with your folding style. To really make the most of your suitcase, roll your clothes instead of folding them. You’ll save room, be able to see everything at a glance, and avoid getting creases in your clothes. Triple win!
Plan Your Trip Today
Armed with these pro packing tips, your Park City ski vacation is sure to go off without a hitch. Remember that the more you prepare in advance for your travels, the more you can take it easy once you arrive.
And if you’re looking for more ways to plan in advance, check out All Seasons Grocery. We deliver groceries right to the door of your Park City vacation home, so you can spend more time on the slopes, and less time hunting down your favorite sandwich fixings. Start your order today.