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Backpacker Magazine – Fall/Winter Gear Guide 2011

Backcountry Skiing 101

Start earning your turns–safely–with this primer on equipment, route planning, reading conditions, and more.

by: Evelyn Spence

Prevent Binding Blowouts: Check screws and cables before hitting the slopes
Prevent Binding Blowouts: Check screws and cables before hitting the slopes





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Dave
Feb 08, 2013

I agree with Vince, a poor article.

Vince
Nov 17, 2012

Not a 101 level article! Where is anything about what you neeed to get started? what KIND of boots, skis & bindings? How is cross country different from down-hill? You assume I already know what I need.

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