The Swix Thermometer is as essential to every Norwegian ski cabin as a full supply of hot chocolate. Featuring a unique temperature face display, this Nordic ski wax temperature gauge not only registers outside ambient air temperature, but also which wax color and type will best suit the conditions one will be skiing in – it even includes klister and grip wax gauges! In other words, this outdoor ski wax thermometer does away with the guess work and leaves you with all the fun and joy of skiing. Simple, essential and ingenious – right? 

One would think so. Nevertheless, I believe that time has now come for a remake of this more than 50 years old Norwegian icon.