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What To Bring

Avalanche Safety Equipment (Required) We have demo Black Diamond Safety Equipment for 20.00 a day includes BD day pack)  

  • Avalanche beacon (3 antenna, w/ fresh batteries)
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Avalanche probe
  • Avalanche Air Pack (optional)

*We can provide all avalanche rescue equipment, a backpack, and limited ski/snowboard equipment.

Skiing/Snowboarding

  •  Alpine touring or telemark ski equipment, or Splitboard equipment
  • Climbing skins – must cover full width of ski base
  • Helmet (Required)
  • Goggles
  • Medium-sized pack

Recommended Clothing

  • Hardshell, waterproof jacket
  • Softshell jacket
  • Hardshell pants
  • Down or synthetic insulated jacket
  • Synthetic/wool long underwear top
  • Synthetic/wool long underwear bottom
  • 2-3 pairs synthetic/wool socks
  • Light fleece top
  • Warm, waterproof gloves or mittens
  • Lightweight gloves for hiking
  • Warm hat
  • Brimmed hat or visor
  • Neck gaiter/balaclava
  • Comfortable change of clothes for evening

Overnight at Hut

  • Medium to large Duffel Bag or Backpack for items.
  • Sleeping bag & Pillow 
  • Hut booties (slippers, soft shoes/something to walk between yurts. Or just use ski boots)
  • Sheet (advanced hut maneuver but not necessary)
  • Headlamp w/ fresh batteries
  • Toiletries, small towel
  • Meds you might need (pain relief, cold, etc.)
  • Earplugs

Misc.

  • Water bottle 1-2L
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Cell phone and USB cord
  • Camera 
  • Music on your phone (Bluetooth to speakers or iphone plug)

We take care of the rest! If you need to rent touring skis or avalanche safety gear, check out The Backcountry in Truckee or Mammoth Mountaineering in Mammoth Lakes. Please contact us and we will be able to assist you.