Into The Wild

When you dip into the backcountry, your life can depend on your gear. Warming huts, mid-mountain restaurants, and après bars are nothing but mental oases. Out here, you pack comfort and security on your back. Beacon, probe, shovel, and knowledge are the bare essentials, but additional gear is wise. In the uncertainty of this playground, these tools can be your most trusted companions.

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Black Diamond Outlaw Avalung Pack ($230)

blackdiamondequipment.com


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Mammut Pulse Transceiver ($450)

mammut.com


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Adventure Medical Heatsheets Emergency Bivvy ($16), Ultralight/ Watertight .9 Kit ($36)

adventuremedicalkits.com

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Motorola M350 Radios ($80)

motorola.com

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Burton AK BK Insulator Jacket ($250)

burton.com

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Voile Telepro Shovel ($40)

voile-usa.com


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Leatherman Skeletool ($70)

leatherman.com


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G3 Speed Pro Tech Probe 320 ($85)

genuineguidegear.com


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Jetboil Flash Stove ($99)

jetboil.com


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BCA Float 30 Avalanche Pack ($500)

backcountryaccess.com

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Tubbs Flex Alp Snowshoes ($220)

tubbssnowshoes.com


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Princeton Tec Remix Headlamp ($45)

princetontec.com