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Backcountry Bro Starter Kit

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So you've been shredding the resort for years. You've put your time in earning those first chairs, rope drops, and know every pocket of your home mountain. Now it's time for your first season going out the gates into the backcountry, your first touring setup, and without a doubt your first avalanche course (check out our comprehensive round-up of early season avalanche courses). But it's time to dial in that starter backcountry ski touring kit. Here's what you'll need for your first season shredding the backcountry:



Backcountry Safety & Equipment

Certificate of completion from AIARE, CAC, or AAA level 1 avalanche course (not shown)


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