Backcountry Gear Essentials
The 2016/2017 season is coming to an end, or is it? Yes! Most of the resorts did extend their lift operations for a few weeks with the above average snow fall we are having this season. But what do you do when the lifts close for the season and your still dreaming of turns in the mountains? I'll tell you what you do, you head to Shoreline and pick up the necessary tools to extend your season until....well forever. Welcome to the Backcountry, an endless playground of white mountains. Lets glaze over some equipment that you will need to be safe and efficient in the backcountry.
Sometimes you have to go deep in the backcountry for untracked pow. With ski / snowboard carry, helmet carry, and a breathable, quick-dry backpanel with main cargo access, this pack is always ready to explore a ridgeline or start breaking trail. Now you just have to figure out where the best place to ride is.
North America’s best-selling avalanche transceiver. Includes harness. The Tracker2 avalanche transceiver offers the industry’s fastest, most precise pinpointing, with triple receive antenna, instantaneous real-time display, and the same easy-to-use interface as the Tracker DTS. An intuitive mechanical search/transmit switch makes it easy to use right “out of the box.” Includes Special Mode and multiple burial indicator lights.
The Dakine SC Shovel is a great shovel to grab on the go! It breaks down for compact transport. Some feature include a tempered aluminum blade and an anodized telescoping handle which makes for very easy use
find your Friend before you start digging.
The Prospector is designed to take your experience to the next level. An exclusive flat zone under the touring pieces provide extra grip for skinning traction while the Original Rocker Camber Profile and tapered shape give the Prospector ultimate powder floatation on the descent. The elastomeric rubber damping system and firm flex allow the Prospector to mow through runout debris and heavy snow. The unmatched durability of our Carbonium Topsheet and full wrap P-Tex protection will keep the Prospector searching for epic lines for years to come.
There's a reason the Spark R&D Arc is one of the most popular splitboard bindings available. Lightweight with medium flex for long hours, epic overnighters, trees and steeps, it can do it all.
High traction skin material manufactured by G3 is the perfect combination of stick, glide, and grip. Equipped with our patented tailclips, these babies get you to the top with less effort and more style. New for 16/17 is our Spark Crossword graphic for a fresh look.
The Ibex Crampon is 4WD for your splitboard. Crampons mount to Tesla touring brackets and give riders added traction on steep or icy terrain. New for 16/17, we have added a narrow size for a better fit and reduced fatigue when used with narrower boards.
Near infinite adjustability for splitboards built with inserts. The unique design gives the Spark Pucks channel-like adjustability for regular splitboards.
collapsible four-season pole for snowshoeing, splitboarding and hiking.
These are just a few of the essentials to make a safe and comfortable backcoutry day trip. For more information contact your local resort or ski shp to find out even more information including avalanche classes and information on where to get even more informed. There is endless knowlage to be gained in this sport and always go with a buddy who is more knowledgeable than yourself if possible. Come into shoreline and lets talk about getting set up for endless backcountry!