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To ensure you have a safe and fun day on the slopes, remember these tips to protect you from the sun and its radiation.

  • Wear pants, long sleeves, and gloves even on warm days.
  • Put on a hat or helmet that covers your ears.
  • Wear 100% UV protection goggles or sunglasses.
  • Apply generous amounts of SPF 30+ sunscreen on exposed skin every two hours.
  • It’s not the heat of the sun that causes skin damage but radiation from the sun.

What to look for in sunblock:

  • SPF 30 or higher
  • Broad Spectrum
  • Zinc Oxide, titanium dioxide or both