Reccomended Gear List

Ski Mountaineering Day Trips

Avalanche Gear

  • Avalanche beacon

  • Probe

  • Shovel

  • airbag pack if available

Hardware

  • Backcountry skis or split-board set up (skis, skins, poles, boots)

  • General mountaineering axe (light is right)

  • General mountaineering crampons (aluminum or steel, fit to your boots)

  • Harness (lighter, simpler, and more packable the better)

  • small day skiing pack (20-30 liters)

Crevasse rescue kit (For Glaciated trips only)

  • 1 x 1.5m 7mm cord

  • 1 x 5m 7mm cord

  • 2 x shoulder length sling

  • 4 locking carabiners

  • 2 non-looking carabiner

  • Belay device

  • Pulley (optional)

  • Ice screw (16cm min)

Clothing

  • Waterproof/breathable jacket and pants

  • Lightweight breathable jacket and pants (for uphill skinning/climbing)

  • Insulated jacket (synthetic insulated jacket is strongly recommended)

  • Lightweight gloves for climbing/skinning

  • Warm waterproof gloves

  • Warm hat

  • Sun hat

  • Balaclava or other types of neck warmer

Miscellaneous

  • Sunglasses

  • Goggles

  • Helmet (climbing, or ski)

  • Sun screen

  • Sun hat

  • Ski strap

  • Small personal ski repair kit

  • Personal first aid, medication

  • Camera