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Face protection in Covid times

 Poster: A snowHead
Poster: A snowHead
The Swiss consumer magazine K-Tipp just published an article about face protection in Swiss ski resorts.

Paper or cloth masks are required in lifts and queues this season. But what are also allowed are neck tubes/snoods (as in Buffs) that have a filter effect. This saves the bother of putting face masks on and off. Currently there are two such tubes that are readily available in CH:

1. UYN Community Mask Winter
Sold by SportXX, Ochsner Sport, Intersport, Bikester.ch for about Fr. 20.

2. Buff Filter Tube
A tube with a filter installation.
Sold by SportXX, Ochsner Sport and Transa for about Fr. 30. It needs an exchangeable filter as well. A pack of 30 filters costs Fr. 25.

Tip: some resorts sell the tubes at a lower price - in Davos and Flumserberg they cost 15. Fr.
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 Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
Obviously A snowHead isn't a real person
@skinomad, more importantly, if you have a buff over the lower half of your face, are any of the lifties going to check if it's a "filtered" one or not? I suspect not ... ergo ...
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 Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
Well, the person's real but it's just a made up name, see?
The French Ski Federation has an offer to clubs of a filtered buff for 10€ They seem to have got more orders than expected though and deliveries are delayed.
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Back to this face mask fiasco again, eh? Puzzled

Minus 20 with windchill, so make sure you have your paper mask ready for the lift queue! wink

What bo11ocks! Shocked
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 Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
Anyway, snowHeads is much more fun if you do.
Well they didn't stop the "second wave" did they?

Don't appear to have contributed any measurable protection by the look of infections being recorded.
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