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  • DVA + Snow Shovel + avalanche probe
  • Warm hat, scarf, sweater, hooded anorak, waterresistant clothing (windbreaker, balaclava), warm gloves, ski pants, gaiters, warm socks, helmet
  • Ski touring Shoes
  • Skis with touring bindings (downhill and free-heel), poles with wide baskets and climbing skins (coated with glue), Ski crampons.
  • Backpack with front strap for skis
  • Sunglasses with protective lenses, sunscreen lotion, lip balm, snow mask
  • Wax, space blanket, whistle
  • Waterflask, Thermos bottle, pocket knife, toilet paper
  • First aid kit (elasticated support bandage, adhesive tape, bandages, gauze swabs, aspirine or paracetamol,safety pins, Arnica 9CH pills, etc. )
  • I.D. card or passport (you need one for passing borders…)
  • Mobile phone (switched on but on silence mode), GPS if you have one

Alpine tourer

All above-mentioned equipment plus

  • Warm overtrousers, mitts, fleece jacket
  • 4 meters long sling
  • 9 meters 9 mm rope, 2 meters 6 mm rope
  • 1 karabiner with screwgate + 1 with snapgate

Advanced alpine tourer/ski mountaineer

All above-mentioned equipment plus

  • Crampons, ice axe, ice screw, helmet
  • Harness, cordelette
  • Spare clothing for trips lasting more than a day