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Equipment List

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  • Backpack* – 30-40 Litre, if snowboading then it must have a system to hold your snowboard and snowshoes.
  • Touring Skis, Telemark Skis or Snowboard boots, poles, skins, avalanche beacon, shovel and probe.
  • Gore-Tex jacket or similar
  • Pants – suitable for touring up
  • Warm Clothing – fleece jacket
  • Warm Hat
  • Sun Hat – light-weight, ball cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Goggles
  • Two pairs of Gloves/Mitts – a light-weight pair for touring up and a warmer pair
  • Sunscreen
  • Lipbalm
  • First Aid – Limited to personal medications (Epinepherine if you have allergies) (Your guide will have a first aid kit)
  • Miscellaneous Personal Items – i.e. Camera
  • Water Bottles and/or Thermos – 1-2 litres
  • Lunch and Snacks