Heading out to the slopes for a winter getaway automatically makes your trip healthier than one spent sitting on a couch somewhere. A day of riding gets your heart pumping, burns tons of calories, boosts your mood and gets you out in the sunshine (here’s hoping for blue sky days during your trip). But since you will be exercising for the duration of your trip and you’ll be outside in the cold, if you don’t plan properly for those things then you might not have the best time on the mountain. So, what do you need to do to prepare for a snowboard trip? For starters, let’s take a look at five ways to get ready for your time on the slopes.