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Gear for ski touring

Featured: Head Radar/Rachel helmets from $399. Distributed by
The mountains are calling and this ski and safety gear will ensure you have the time of your life.


The North Face Slackpack 2.0 $230
Off-piste 20-litre skiing pack with specialised features including built-in organisation for avalanche tools, ski and snowboard carry system, fleece-lined goggle pocket, patented Glove Stash on shoulder strap, slim profile, reinforced high-abrasion zones, hydration compatible. 940g.


Black Crows Camox Freebird $1399.95
Touring ski with progressive rocker at the front and light rear rocker for pivot control, manoeuvrability and step-off. Classic camber underfoot with intermediate ski/snow contact. Progressive heel secures the supports for easier pivot. 17m radius.


Black Crows Navis Freebird $1599.95
Built for far-flung or daily quests with classic long camber underfoot providing extensive ski/snow contact. Progressive heel secures the supports to make pivoting easier. Titanal reinforcement under the bindings for better screw retention. 19m radius. 3400g/pair.


Black Crows Trios Freebird $299.95
Three-piece telescopic ski pole with 18mm carbon in the upper tube, Power Lock tightening system, 38cm grip, pivoting baskets and carbon tungsten tip. Aluminium alloy 7075/carbon. Adjustable from 115-140cm. 260g/pole.


Rab Khroma Kinetic $599.95
Ski mountaineering shell with 20D Proflex three-layer fabric, high-energy moisture management rated to 25,000g/m², high-stretch fabric provides freedom of movement, fully taped seams, ski helmet-compatible hood with two-way adjustment, adjustable cuffs and hem. 532g (m), 473g (w).


Salewa Alpinist Pro $399.90
A 12-point carbon steel crampon with 3D frame construction in a semi-rigid design to accommodate ski and tramping boots with a heel and toe welt. Length-adjustable straps, flexing studded anti-balling plates, and low-profile heel bail with micro-adjust wheel. 795g


Rab Kaon $399.95
Hybrid insulated jacket with 70g of 800-fill power RDS-certified hydrophobic European goose down in hood and body, Stratos synthetic insulation in shoulders, cuffs and hips. Ripstop nylon fabric, stitch-through construction, YKK reverse-coil chest pocket, YKK front zip, half hem drawcord, stuff sack. 250g (m), 235g (w).


Head Radar/Rachel helmets from $399
Integrated anti-fog double lens, quick-exchange lens technology, patent-pending Sphere Fit system wraps around the head like a beanie, 3D adjustment, adjustable ventilation to ensure lens won’t fog. Men’s (Radar) and women’s (Rachel) versions.


Lowe Alpine Revolt $299.95
Ski touring pack for all-round mountain use and multi-day ski tours. Abrasion-resistant nylon fabrics, Tri-Flex carry system with snow-shedding EVA moulded back, HeadLocker ice axe attachments, glove-friendly buckles, helmet holder, rapid-access avalanche pocket. 35-litres. 1240g.


Salewa Alpine-X $279.90
Ski touring and general mountaineering axe with a carbon steel head, aluminium shaft and carbide spike. Aggressive 3mm blade, comfortable carry, straight shaft for good snow penetration, carabiner holes, sharpened adze. 350g.


Rab Khroma Kinetic Pants $559.95
Using new three-layer Proflex fabric and with a DWR-coated outer, tough woven face rated to 20,000mm. Wicks moisture, ski-ready pockets, adjustable waist, side-venting zips, removable braces and reinforced kick patches for ski buckles and edges. 537g (m), 504g (w).


Salewa Scratch SL Shovel $139.90
Ski touring shovel with a sharp and extra-large blade to cut through hard avalanche snow, made from rigid tempered aluminium, ergonomic pro grip telescopic shaft with sanded-print grip zone. 560g.