Flights booked, chalet arranged, flask packed. All sorted for Tignes 2019, right? Not so fast.
See, what's the season if not a reason to refresh your wardrobe, stock up on mountain tech and treat yourself to a new ski – or even two?
Thing is, such is the blizzard of winter gear on offer, between the boards, baselayers and beanie hats, it's easy to find yourself snowblind by choice.
Think everything's all white? It is now: we've rounded up the best bits of kit you can buy this season. Just add powder.