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Plus size ski gear


Diva in Training
Hello ladies! Im looking to connect w other plus size ski women. Im 5'4 and about 230 lbs. I learned to ski last winter w my children. I struggle to find equipment/gear that fits properly. Boots in particular - i bought a pair of Tecnica boots w 3 buckles last year but i still struggle w circulation issues. I hope im not alone in this??


Angel Diva
Welcome to the forum. Circulation issues may or may not be related to your "plus size" description. I am 5'2" and 140 lbs and constantly struggle with boot fit. Where are you located? A good boot fitter can usually figure out the issues and solve the problem. Sometimes, it's the craziest things! As to clothing ... a few of the divas will no doubt chime in on the issue.


Ski Diva Extraordinaire
There are some threads on plus size ski wear - someone may be able to dredge them up. I seem to recall SunIce getting high marks for good plus size outer wear.

As for boots, did you get them at a fitter, or buy them off the shelf? You would be amazed at how different boots can be and also what a fitter can do. Where do you live?


Ski Diva Extraordinaire
Welcome to TheSkiDiva! Bounceswoosh is right. I love my Sunice jacket! Their size XL is really extra large, not size 12. :wink: Obermeyer has some nice things in extended sizes, too.

What do you mean when you say circulation issues?


Ski Diva Extraordinaire
Older thread, I know. But since on Sierra the clearance items seem to run more towards the s and xs (or maybe it just seems that way since those are not my size) I thought there might be some divas that would want to know that today I saw some Smartwool baselayers on clearance in a 3x.

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