How to Watch a Ski Race : Watch the Weather

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Standing in one place for hours waiting for a skier to fly past in a nanosecond can get nippy. “But,” says Dee, “if you’re hiking up, you’re going to sweat. Then you stop, and you get a chill again. Breathable clothes are best.”

Dee always watches for snow in the forecast, which actually is a good sign for stationary spectators. “When it’s snowing, it’s warmer.”