10 Must Have ItemsMore Seriously:
10 items have to take of a trip: 2 pairs of skis, boots, parka, helmet, goggles, my good spyder ski pants, socks that fit my boot fit 3 pair, poles, ski lock, gloves.
Also my pack which will contain: Helmet, Ipod, underhelmet head geat, goggles, gloves (2 pair), ski lock, cell phone, washcloth, rub on ski wax, gummy stone, Marmot windbreaker (rolls up to size of a tennis ball), warm vest (to wear under coat if necessary), toe warmers 4 packs, sunglasses in a hard case, cough drops, idividually wrapped life savers, menthol cough drops, Aleve, Pepcid, neck gaitor, reading glasses in hard case, lunch if applicable to trip, stubby phillips and reg screwdrive, Nordica boot tool, pocket knife, 2 laminated cards (1-my tips for good ski technique and 1 for powder tips-sometime review on chair lift-especially in beginning of season), nail clipper, extra socks, extra hankerchief.
Obvious I have a large pack pack, An Atomic large bag with should straps. I take this with me to the lodge and either basket check, get a locker or here at home leave in ski shool area.
Most important: Other than the obvious skis, boots, poles etc. I think the most important thing to remember is my Marmot ultra thin windbreaker, it is a life save sometimes, wear it under a Parka and it traps your body warmth inside to keep you warm. I don't wear when out actively skiing and hiking etc. but it sure has come in handy a few times running races, teaching etc. Have a nice trip.