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Gearlist

The goal here is to fit your essential gear into your day ski pack. You should be able to ski in with your day and half pack 2200-3800cc(30-40L), plus some extra beer wieght. No need for monster pack, unless of course you're a gear head in for a punishing. Good trick is to strap stuffsack full of overflow items onto daypack for hike in.

BEDDING is provided. All you have to carry is bagliner and pillowcase provided.

Foot Repair: BLISTER PREVENTION moleskin, molefoam, benzone tincture(for adhesion), paint-on secondskin, moist burnpads.

Pack: Day and a Half size, 2200-3800cc (30-40liter), basically holds essential day ski gear, no need for oversize pack. Stuffsack for overflow items, strapped onto pack, is handy for first days ski into camp.

Base Layer: Capilene Tops and Bottom, Mid-Weight (spring) or Expedition Weight (early winter) lightweight for the sweaty Vikings

Mid Layer: Fleeces, Full Zip Top and or Vest

Soft Shells: (alternative to "old school "ski outfit) Scholler Pants and Scholler Jacket (highly breatheable, windproof, and still sheds snow, just about every manufacture has their own version these days)

Outer Shell: Gore Tex Top with Hood, Full Sidezip Shell Bottoms (optional if you have Scholler pants and or jacket) Hardshells reccomended for Norway drag-in

Insulated Parka: Down Sweater or Polarguard Jacket (great for rest breaks to retain warmth or in-camp nature calls)

Hats: Brimmed Sun Hat or Visor (keeps snowflakes out of eyes), Headband, Light Nordic Stocking Cap (beanie), Thick Earflapped Hat (style statement)

Eyeware: Goggles(mandatory for Norway drag-in) and or Shields, Yellow or Rose Lenses (superior for flat light conditions), Sunglasses, Chamoix or Lense Cloth Wipe

Hands: Lightwieght Polypro gloves, Insulated Shell Overmits or Gloves with removable Liners, or the tried and true insulated leather workgloves w/ custom cuff

Socks: Thin Wicking Socks (change out for every day),Vapor Barrier Liners (keeps feet wamer and prevents boots from wetting out and some say BLISTER preventer), knee-high nylon stockings as blister preventer.

Personal Gear: Camp Booties (over the ankle, lightweight, stuffable) Tooth Maintence, SunBlock, Lipbalm, Headlamp, Light outfit/pajamas with flair (for apres skiing and sleepy time(earplugs?) 2 liter Waterbottle, Stuff Sack for overflow items , Optional Sauna Supplies

Slope Tools: Telemark, Alpine Touring(Randonee), Snowboard & ApproachSkis or SplitBoard, Climbing Skins(glop stopper), Scraper (more for snow and ice around bindings than kickwax these days), Heel Lifters, Binding Repair Kit , Poles

Safety Gear: Avalanche Transciever(Digital), Shovel, Probe, Safety Whistle

$10/day Avy Transcievers; Tracker DTS, Pieps DSP; $3/day Probe; $2/day Shovel

RENTALS/DEMOS/SALES:

All Skis $30/day, includes Climbing Skins

185 BD Amperage w/Fritschi Freeride
187 Dynafit Manaslu w/ Dynafit ST bindings

All Boots $20/day, includes Custom Thermofit

275 BD Slant, 285 Scarpa Mastrale, 295 BD Factor

SPLITBOARD $30/day Voile Split-Decision/Spark RandD strap bindings or plate bindings (includes skins and collaspable poles); Freeride 166cm, 162cm, 158cm Artisian Classic 175cm

TG Keg $170 5.7-gallons of locally brewed beer portered to camp. Seasonal flavors.