Skiing And Snowboarding Gadgets: Ultimate Winter Tech For A Trip To The Slopes (PICTURES)

10 Brilliant Winter Sports Gadgets For A Trip To The Slopes

Winter sports used to be about exhilarating physical exercise. But unless you're really into Hemingway, it's not any more.

Now it's all about the gadgets.

There is a really amazing amount of cool new tech for use on the slopes these days. Whether you're skiing or snowboarding, uni-skiing or just sliding uncontrollably down a hill, you have no excuse not to film it and post the video on YouTube by the time you hit the bottom.

And it's not just cameras and heads-up displays. Even the basics - thermals and jackets, helmets and headphones - are moving with the times and getting more high tech every day.

Take a look at our choices for the coolest and most useful winter tech below. Now - we're off to the slopes. We'll let you know how we got on once we return...

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