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Backcountry Pack List

Long comprehensive list of gear I bring on most day-long ski tours. 

Pack: Look for something in the 30 to 45L range for most single day tours. If you're doing an overnight you should look into 80L+. One of our favorite packs is the Norrona Lyngen 45L that is backcountry specific and can pack all the essentials.

Avy / Safety KitMammut Beacon, Shovel, Probe
Aluminum Crampons: CAMP Skimo Race
Ski CramponsATK
Ice Axe: Corsa

Short Sleeve Shirt
Warm Willies Underwear
Merino 3/4 Long Underwear (for cold days)
Soft Shell or Hardshell Pants
Lightweight Fleece Layer
Puffy Jacket
Hardshell Jacket
Mittens (Optional)
Socks - Darn Tough RFL
Trucker Hat w/Sunglasses
Thin Hat
Helmet - Pret Cynic AT
Goggles - STW

Basic First Aid Kit:

Complete Kits or:
Gloves / Rescue Mask
Cravat w/safety pin
Self adherent wrap, Gauze pads, Bandaids, ibuprofen
Space Blanket

Food + Water (Skratch single serves)

Garmin InReach Mini
Power Brick
Headlamp - Princeton Tec Vizz

Misc: binding screw, torx key, zip ties, skin wax, hand warmers, lighter, chapstick with SPF

Gopro + DSLR with 24-105mm lens

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