Our backcountry expert Andy Malton from thegemsstock is back with another article, this time running through the essentials and more when it comes to backcountry equipment. Today he’s giving his recommendations for the three essential bits of avalanche safety equipment you need to have (and know how to use) before you head into the backcountry.
Avalanche safety equipment
It’s been said a million times before, but the following 3 items are mega essential pieces of kit for anyone looking to head out of bounds. It’s not enough just to carry them though, practise with them as much as possible because if the shit does hit the fan, you want to be able to get searching as quickly and effectively as possible.
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