Equipment List

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Ski/Board

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  • Skis or split board (skis only for control routes) with touring bindings
  • Boots
  • Ski Poles:
    • BCA Sceptor Carbon Poles
    • BCA Sceptor 4s Poles
    • K2 Power 8 Flipjaw Poles
  • Skins for skis or splitboards:
    • K2 skins
    •  Black Diamond Ascension Skins
  • Backpack with a carrying system for skis or snowboard:
    • BCA Stash 30L Pack
    • BCA Stash 20L Pack
    • Backcountry Access Float 27 Pack
    • Backcountry Access Float 32 Pack
    • Mammut Airbag Pack

Avalanche Study/Rescue

  • Avalanche Transceiver – 457 kHz only:
    • Tracker 2 – Simple 3 antenna beacon
    • Tracker 3 – Simple 3 antenna beacon
    • Pieps DSP Sport – Simple 3 antenna beacon
    • Pieps DSP PRO – More featured 3 antenna beacon
    • Mammut Element – Simple 3 antenna beacon
    • Mammut Pulse – More featured 3 antenna beacon
    • Arva Pro W – 3 antenna beacon
  • Shovel:
    • BCA B2 Shovel
    • BCA Dozer Shovel
    • BCA B1 Shovel
  • Avalanche probe:
    • BCA Stealth 300 Probe
    • BCA Stealth 270 Probe
    • BCA Stealth 260 Carbon Probe
  • Inclinometer or compass:
  • Snow Saw:
    • BCA Snowsaw
    • BD Flicklock Saw
    • G3 Bonesaw

Apparel

  • Ski pants or bibs
  • Ski jacket or shell
  • Warm gloves and/or mittens
  • Warm hat
  • Neck gaiter or scarf
  • Warm Layers (extra insulation for non-moving time in the pits)

Personal

  • Sunglasses
  • Goggles
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with SPF
  • Water bottle or thermos
  • Lunch/snack food

OPTIONAL GEAR:

Rentals

  • BCA
  • Fischer Skis
  • Stio
  • Teton AT