• Certified racing helmets are mandatory at all times. Learn more at
  • Speak to your athlete’s coach for advice with respect to skis, boots, polls, and other gear
  • Race families are often offered a discount at local ski/board shops so be sure to ask!
  • Used ski equipment (not helmets) can often be purchased at the annual ski swap or from ESC Alpine families
  • Alpine skiing and racing involves exposure to a wide range of winter environments and conditions—appropriate cold weather attire and gear is essential!