Monthly Archives: August 2017

Choosing the Right Gear for Backcountry Touring

Backcountry Essentials People have an innate desire to explore, and heading into the untamed backcountry satisfies this primal urge with the ultimate thrill, untracked powder! Backcountry equipment has seen an evolution over the last 10 years, gone are the days of following the empty scroggin packets for your nearest Dynafit stockist. Improvements in backcountry skiing and snowboarding equipment mean that it is now cheaper and easier to start earning your turns, but how do you choose the gear that is right for you? Choosing the right gear First things first, safety. Anyone looking to head into the backcountry needs to … Continue reading →