MOUNTAINEERING EQUIPMENT 

Gear & Equipment Required will be based on your finalized Private Program Itinerary. Please find the following as a baseline for your reference. 

 

EQUIPMENT

  • Touring Skis or Splitbord + Climbing Skins 
  • Poles
  • Ski Boots/ Snowboard Boots
  • Ski Crampons
  • Avalanche Transceiver
  • Avalanche Probe
  • Avalanche Shovel - Metal, no plastic blades, please
  • Lightweight Ice Axe (Provided on request)
  • Alpine Harness
    • 5m Prussik (2)
    • Locking Carabiner (2)
    • Non-locking Carabiner (2)
    • 120cm or 240cm Sewn Sling.
    • ATC Guide 
    • Pear Locking Carabiner

Note: (1 locking and 1 Non- locking to be of the same size to tie in for glacier travel. Or a Triple      Action Carabiner plus the 2 locking and 2 non-locking Carabiners)

  • Backpack - 55L to 65L should be sufficient depending on the bulk of your personal items. ie: sleeping bag
  • Backpack - Daypack ~30L   
  • Sunglasses
  • Ski Goggles + Spare Lenses
  • Water Bottle 1L
  • Thermos Bottle ~750ml
  • Small Leatherman Type Multitool with driver bits fit to your bindings (optional)
  • A sleeping Bag rated between -9˚C should be suitable. Down insulation is preferable.
  • Headlamp with fresh batteries + spares
  • Insulate Booties or Hut Footwear 

PERSONAL ITEMS

  • Personal Toiletries and Medications - Keep these to a bare minimum, we're all going to smell the same up there!
  • Ear Plugs
  • iPod / Kindle
  • Wet wipes 
  • First Aid Kit 
    • ​Roll of white athletic tape
    • Band-Aids
    • Tensor Bandage
  • SPF 60+ Sunscreen
  • Lip Balm with SPF
  • Personal Medications
  • Blister Prevention (Padded & Medicated Gel Type Bandages, Hypafix, Leukotape)
  • Anti Inflamitories
  • Antihistamines
  • Hand Sanitizer 
  • Camera + Batteries and Spares
  • Small Power bank (for charging phones) 
  • Bin Bag - for personal rubbish 
  • Toilet Paper 

ESSENTIAL CLOTHING

  • Wool or Synthetic base layers - top and bottom (multiple pairs is ok, usually around 150-200g/m2 in weight is ideal)
  • Midweight Layers - synthetic or wool is fine
  • Warm Hat / Toque
  • Buff Style Headwear / Neck Tube
  • Sunhat
  • Soft Shell Pants
  • Soft Shell Jacket
  • Gore-Tex Pants
  • Gore-Tex Jacket
  • Warm Insulated Jacket - down, or synthetic insulation is best. Think light and packable.
  • Warm Ski Gloves
  • Lightweight Ski Gloves
  • Socks - wool blend is best, no cotton, multiple pairs
  • Casual Clothing (for Hut use only)

 

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any questions regarding the equipment: guest.exp@cloudnineguides.com or at +1 (403) 707-5877.