KCros Equipment Lists for Backcountry Skiing           

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NOTIFICATION OF BACKCOUNTRY TRIP

Leader of party :  Name

 

Address

 

 

Telephone no:

Emergency  contact  

 

Telephone no:

Names of participants.

 

 

 

Car make & model & Color

 

Registration number & state

 

Car parked at

 

Intended route

 

 

Intended campsites

 

 

 

Intended day trips

 

 

Equipment taken  

skis

snowboards

Snowshoes

Shelter used

huts

snow cave

tent

Colour of tent

 

   
Equipment     shovel bivouac bag

epirb

GPS

Maps  : compass  :  first aid

Mobile phone

Yes       No

Phone number

 

Date of departure

 

Date of return to car:

Time of return

 

Expected date & time of arrival at home

   

                     

CLOTHING LIST

Sox Long johns Ski pants
Thermal singlet Shirt, (lycra, polyester or wool) Woolen jumper
Vest or polartec (or similar) jacket Waterproof parka with hood Overpants
Gaiters Headwear, (beanie or cap) Balaclava
Gloves Waterproof overgloves Handkerchief
Spare (dry) sox, underpants, bra, gloves.    

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT  

Skis Stocks Boots
Day pack Water bottle Thermos
Climbing skins Food Clothing
Space blanket Sleeping bag Sleeping bag liner
Sleeping mat Map Compass
Whistle Camera, film, tripod Binoculars
Walkman Torch Candles
Plate, spoon, mug Sunglasses Spectacles
Spare contact lenses & solution, mirror Sunscreen Lipscreen
Old sandshoes or wet suit boots Toilet paper, soap, toothbrush & paste, comb. Towel
Playing cards Aerogard (in spring) Prescribed medication

FIRST AID

7.5 cm crepe bandage Triangular bandage Blister prevention tape or treatment.

                        

GROUP EQUIPMENT  

Tent Tent frame  Tent pegs
Shovel Stove & fuel Billy(s)
Bulk water container Pot scrub & wettex GPS
EPIRB Mobile Phone Spare ski tip
Leatherman tool Screwdriver for binding screws Split electrical conduit (to splint a broken stock)
5 minute araldite Boot lace Gaffa tape
10m of strong cord (tent guy and repairs) Fire starters, dry matches, cigarette lighter. Plastic bags, rubber bands

GROUP FIRST AID        A person who leads a group should have a first aid certificate.

Sufficient wound dressings, bandaids, sticking plaster Panadol Eye drops
Tweezers Scissors  

It is the skiers responsibility to determine that the equipment taken on any trip is suitable and adequate for the occasion.

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