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    How do you carry your smartphone while skiing?

    I've always carried my BlackBerry/Android phones in my chest pocket, but my Samsung GS3 seems significantly more fragile than my past phones. I have a nice everyday case that works well with my armband I use for the gym, running, and biking. I guess what I'm looking for is some type of universal hard shell that I can put the phone in (almost like a Tupperware for phones). I spent some time searching Amazon but couldn't come up with anything. Anyone have any suggestions?

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    I can recommend Otterbox protective cases. They have one for that model. http://www.otterbox.com/samsung-gala...efault,sc.html
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    Quote Originally Posted by Clarkl23 View Post
    I can recommend Otterbox protective cases. They have one for that model. http://www.otterbox.com/samsung-gala...efault,sc.html
    That seems like the way to go. At least that way you can use the phone without having to mess with taking it out of a case.

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    I'm not a fan of bulky cases; personal preference. When I ski, I use a ShockSock to cover my phone. When I don't ski, the slim case is all I need.

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    I just put it right in my pants pocket, and so far, it's been fine. Knock on wood.
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    I find that if I put it in my outside jacket pocket the battery gets zapped quickly if it's cold. I usually wear a fleece under my coat so out it in that zipper and it stays a bit warmer.
    I will often turn it off though while skiing and check any messages when I take a break in the lodge or on the chairlift.
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    My pants have a locking zip cargo pocket. It's fleece lined and pretty easy to open, so that's where my phone rides.

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    Re: How do you carry your smartphone while skiing?

    Otterbox cases are great, but I could never find a way to make one work with an armband without having you take it out if the case.

    Glenn- thanks fur the sleeve suggestion. I will look into that.


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    Quote Originally Posted by xwhaler View Post
    I find that if I put it in my outside jacket pocket the battery gets zapped quickly if it's cold.
    Sometimes I just put one of those disposible handwarmers in the same pocket as the phone, keeps it toasty and going all day.


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