Ski Touring kit list

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Ski Touring Equipment

  • Skis with touring bindings
  • Ski mountaineering boots Preferably that have been worn before the trip to ensure comfort
  • Ski Poles with normal baskets not small piste baskets
  • Skins for skis
  • Ski Crampons
  • Shovel, Probe, Avalanche Transceiver these can also be borrowed from the guide.
  • Ice Axe, Crampons these can be borrowed from the guide if advised in advance
  • Harness and screw gate Karabiner – These can be borrowed from the guide if ordered in advance
  • Rucksack 30 litre for day tours and off piste skiing 45-50L for multi day tours. Models that skis
    can be attached to are best.

Clothing

  • Thermal base layer top, light colours reflect heat best. No Cotton
  • Fleece top Soft shell fabrics are also excellent
  • Spare Fleece or fleece alternative like a Puffball
  • Trousers to wear under waterproofs, Schoeller type fabrics or powerstretch if you have the legs
  • to get away with wearing it in public. No Cotton.
  • Waterproof Trousers gore-tex or other breathable fabrics are best
  • Waterproof Jacket gore-tex or other breathable fabrics are best
  • Gloves Thick and thin pair
  • Hat Warm hat and sun hat
  • Goggles
  • Sun glassesSun cream I would recommend factor 30 as a minimum
  • Lip salve

At the Hut

  • Sheet sleeping Bag
  • Head torch
  • Paperback book- Kindles are great
  • Insurance certificate
  • Alpine membership card may give hut discounts BMC
  • Cash in local currency