I'm not a skier but I would predict that one of the most difficult obstacles to your outdoor trek is not being to easily carry your adult beverages with you on the trails.  Again, I'm not in the know, but I can imagine.

If you can relate, and plan on heading to the slopes once the snow finally starts flying, then you need to head over to the WhiSki Pole's Kickstarter page to back this ingenious product- ski poles that hold liquid, such as your dirty martini or straight up whiskey or innocent water.

Check out this video for the product!

The Kickstarter page describes the drink-toting product as follows:

WhiSki Poles™ are high-performance ski poles with an integrated flask in the cavity of the pole. Enjoy a drink post-ski, or simply skip the slopes and embrace the après ski life! WhiSki Poles™ utilize a standard ski pole handle with a proprietary screw off cap at the top of the pole. Just unscrew the top of the pole and throw one back, no need to take off those gloves! It only takes a single hand and you won’t have to worry about fumbling with the cap because there is cap-strap to make sure it’s never dropped.

The creators took all aspects of being a skier who desperately wants to have their pick-me-up around into consideration, including the trouble of bulky gloves:

WhiSki Poles™ are optimized to easily use with gloves, no matter how clunky, no matter how chunky! We understand how difficult it is to unscrew the cap of a flask, water bottle, or anything for that matter on the mountain with gloves.

Products are all-mountain poles and will be available to ship next month but you can order now to receive a printable gift certificate towards the product, called a WhiSki Pole License.

Credit: WhiSki Poles LLC via Kickstarter.com

This may be the tool you needed to finally start skiing or may become the reason why greenhouse gases will decrease for the months of December through March in the northern hemisphere.  See, everybody wins.