Ski Equipment List


  • Ski touring skis with touring bindings (bindings adjusted) -Boots with a walk mode

  • Skins (cut and fit)

  • Shovel (metal)

  • Beacon (less than 10 years old, digital 3 antennae)

  • Probe (200cm+)

  • Helmet (optional)

Day Pack

  • Day pack (no smaller than 18L)

  • Lunch container or Tupperware

  • Water bottle/Thermos (camelbacks are prone to freeze) -Sunglasses

  • Goggles

  • Toque

  • Sunscreen

  • Headlamp

  • Pocketknife/screwdriver/Leatherman (one tool does it all) -Extra transceiver batteries

Clothing in the Field

  • Long underwear/undershirt synthetic or wool

  • Outer Jacket and Pants (Gore-tex style or soft-shell, lightweight non-insulated) -Midweight fleece/Primaloft shirt

  • Warmer down or synthetic jacket

  • Gloves (2 pair, one uphill, one downhill)

  • Headgear (ball cap or headband for the up, toque, or helmet for the down)

  • Ski socks (good form-fitting socks)