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Ski & Ride

Custom Ski & Ride Trip

Baker Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Mount Baker Ski Descent

North Cascades Ski Mountaineering

North Cascades Ski Traverse

Rock

Custom Rock Trip

Mt. Erie

Vesper

Alpine

Custom Alpine Trip

Mount Baker Easton Glacier

Mount Baker Coleman Deming

Mount Baker North Ridge

Shuksan Sulphide

Shuksan Fisher Chimneys

West Ridge of Forbidden

Ice Cap Slam

Olympus

Glacier Peak

Vesper

Pickets Traverse

Eldorado East Ridge

Ruth & Icy

Dorado Needle

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Ski & Ride

Custom Ski & Ride Course

Intro to Backcountry Skiing and Riding

Steep Ski Mountaineering

Glaciated Ski Mountaineering

Rock

Custom Rock Course

Gym to Crag

Learn to Lead

Intro to Big Wall

Anchor Building

Alpine

Custom Alpine Course

Glacier Mountaineering

Crevasse Rescue

Anchor Building

Avalanche

Custom Avalanche Course

AIARE Level 1

AIARE Level 2

AIARE Rescue Course

Avalanche Alumni Mentorship Days

Ski Mountaineering Gear List

Travel Equipment

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Touring Equipment 1 Pair AT Skis ◦ Telemark Skis ◦ Splitboard
Boots 1 Pair Compatible with Bindings ◦ Molded
Climbing Skins 1 Pair Nylon or Mohair ◦ Trimmed
Ski or Snowboard Crampons 1 Pair Compatible with Bindings
Ski Poles 1 Pair Fixed or Adjustable ◦ Powder Baskets Folkrm Wyeast
Whippet Ski Pole (Optional) 1 Adjustable ◦ Aluminum Whippet Ski Pole
Beacon 1 3 Antenna ◦ Fresh Batteries BCA Tracker S
Snow Shovel 1 Metal ◦ Extendable Mammut Alugator Light
Probe 1 Aluminum ◦ 240 cm minimum Mammut 280 Speed Lock
Ski Pack 1 Ski Carry ◦ Airbag Optional ◦ 35-45 L Blue Ice Yagi 35
Overnight Ski Pack 1 Ski Carry ◦ 55-75 L ◦ Compression Straps Black Diamond Mission 75

Climbing Equipment

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Climbing Helmet 1 ABS Hardshell over foam ideal ◦ MIPS Black Diamond Vision Helmet
Mountaineering Axe 1 Lightweight ◦ Adze ◦ Traditional Pick Blue Ice Bluebird
Boot Crampons 1 Pair Aluminum ◦ Automatic Black Diamond Neve Pro Crampon
Harness 1 Lightweight ◦ Gear Loops ◦ Diaper Style Blue Ice Choucas
Locking Carabiner 4 HMS Shape ◦ Aluminum Black Diamond Vaporlock Screwgate
Non-Locking Carabiner 4 Wire Gate ◦ Aluminum Black Diamond Hotwire Carabiner
ATC Belay Device 1 Tube Style ◦ Assisted Braking Option Black Diamond ATC Guide
Cordalette 1 6mm by 20 feet ◦ Static Sterling 6 mm Cordalette
Dyneema Double Length Sling 1 10 mm by 60 cm Black Diamond Dynex Runners
Nylon Double Lenght Sling 1 18 mm by 60 cm Black Diamond Nylon Runners
Prusik Loop 1 Sewn Loop or 60cm of 5 mm Cordalette Beal Jammy 60 cm
Triple-Action Carabiner (Optional) 1 Add a fourth locker if ommitting Edelrid HMS Strike Slider
Progress Capture Pully (Optional) 1 Accomodates 8-11 mm ropes Petzl Microtraxion

Camp

 

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Foam Sleeping Pad 1 Closed Cell Foam ◦ Half or Full Length Thermarest Z Lite
Inflatable Sleeping Pad 1 Full or 3/4 Length Big Agnes Insulated Air Core Ultra
Sleeping Bag 1 0-15 Degree Rated ◦ Down or Synthetic Big Agnes Spike Lake 15
Windproof Canister Fuel Stove 1 1 L Minimum ◦ Isobutane Fuel Canisters MSR Reactor
Bowl 1 Lightweight ◦ Plastic ◦ Boiling Water Safe Fozzil Snapfold Bowl
Spoon 1 Metal or Plastic GSI Spoon
Hot Drink Bottle 1 Lightweight Thermos or Bottle 16 oz Nalgene Widemouth

Clothing – Bottom

 

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Wicking Underwear 1-2 Pairs Wool or Synthetic
Cotton Underwear (Optional) 1 Pair For Sleeping
Baselayer Bottom 1 Pair Wool or Synthetic ◦ Full Length Icebreaker Oasis 200 Thermal Leggings
Ski Sock 2 Pair Wool or Synthetic ◦ Calf Height Icebreaker Merino Light Ski Sock
Softshell Pants 1 Water Resistant ◦ Breathable OR Trailbreaker Pants
Hardshell Pants 1 Waterproof Storm Layer ◦ Pants or Bibs OR Hemisphere Bibs
Insulated Puffy Pants (Optional) 1 Pair Down or Synthetic ◦ Fit Over Layers Black Diamond Stance Belay Pants
Insulated Booties (Optional) 1 Pair Down or Synthetic ◦ Grippy Soles OR Tundra Aerogel Booties

Clothing –

Tops

 

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Sports Bra (As Needed) 1 Wool or Synthetic Icebreaker Merino Sprite Racerback
T-Shirt 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Wicking OR Argon Tee
Sun Hoodie (Optional) 1 Wool or Synthetic OR Echo Sun Hoodie
Baselayer Upper 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Longsleeve Icebreaker Oasis 200 Thermal Top
Midlayer Upper 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Longsleeve OR Vigor Hoodie
Softshell Jacket 1 Water Resistant ◦ Breathable OR Ferrosi Hooded Jacket
Hardshell Jacket 1 Waterproof Storm Layer ◦ Hooded OR Skytour AscentShell
Insulated Parka 1 Midweight ◦ Down or Synthetic OR Coldfront Down Jacket
Lightweight Gloves 1 Pair Thin Liner ◦ Wicking OR Vigor Lightweight Liner
Midweight Gloves 1 Pair Waterproof ◦ Medium Insulation ◦ Dexterous OR Stormtracker Infinium Gloves
Heavy Gloves or Mittens 1 Pair Waterproof ◦ Warm OR Highcamp Gloves or Mitts
Warm Hat 1 Wool or Synthetic ◦ Fits with Helmet OR Juneau Beanie
Sunhat 1 Brimmed Har or Visor ◦ Fits with Helmet CMA Hat
Neck Gaiter 1 Lightweight ◦ Sun & Wind Protection Buff Original

Accessories

 

Item Qty Description Recommendation
Glacier Glasses 1 Pair Side Shields ◦ Polarized ◦ Very Dark Lenses Julbo Montebianco
Ski Goggles 1 Pair Low Light Lenses Smith Cascade Classic
Headlamp 1 Fresh Batteries Black Diamond Storm
Water Bottles 2 1 Liter Volume ◦ Hard Bottle 32 oz Nalgene Widemouth
Sunscreen 1 SPF 30+ ◦ Small Tube ◦ UVA/UVB Protection Badger Sport SPF 40
Zinc (Optional) 1 Small Tin ◦ Prevents Sun and Windburn Badger Clear Zinc Tin
Lip Balm 1 SPF 15+ ◦ Zinc Badger Lip Balm SPF 15
Large Garbage Bag 2 Waterproof Backpack Liner Hefty Industrial Bags
Multitool 1 Knife ◦ Pliers ◦ Lightweight Leatherman Skeletool
Camera (Optional) 1 Compact ◦ Protective Case
FRS Radio (Optional) 1 Programmable ◦ Charged Rocky Talky
Notebook and Pencil 1 Waterproof Paper ◦ Mechanical Pencil Rite in the Rain Stapled Notebook
First Aid Kit 1 Blistercare ◦ Minor Cuts ◦ NSAIDs Adventure Medical Kits 0.5
COVID-19 Face Mask 2 Synthetic ◦ Double-layered Cloth OR Face Mask
Hand Sanitizer 1 Small Bottle ◦ Gel Hand Sanitizer Gel
Toiletries The Essentials ◦Toothcare ◦ TP
Menstrual Care (As Needed) Menstrual Cup ◦ Ziplock Baggie
Prescription Meds (As Needed) Appropriate Quantity ◦ Labeled
Post-Trip Care Package 1 Set Cotton T-Shirt ◦ Flip Flops ◦ Bag of Chips Tim’s Salt and Vinegar Potato Chips