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Ski touring gear

This gear will help you go from tramper to ski tourer in no time.

Whitedot R.98 $1499
Built to be light on the way up and strong on descent, minimal camber and tip rocker for ease of turning, medium flex pattern and a longer turn radius for stability in changeable snow conditions, aluminium tail for solid anchor point and secure skin attachment. 167cm, 176cm, 185cm. www.splitn2.com


Head Kore 99 $1299 ($1599 with bindings)
Ultralight advanced ski for deep powder turns. Features Graphene-Koroyd-Carbon Sandwich Cap construction, Karuba lightweight wood core, topless tech and tip-tail rocker. 162cm, 171cm, 180cm, 189cm. www.headsnow.co.nz

The North Face Snomad 34 $330
Award-winning ski touring daypack with spring steel frame, quick-access avy-tools pocket, helmet holder, covered-tip ice-tool holder, A-frame or diagonal ski carry, Glove Stash on shoulder strap, reinforced in high-abrasion areas, hydration compatible. 1280g. www.thenorthface.co.nz

Scarpa Maestrales RS2 $1099
Lightweight comfort for uphill, stiffness and control for downhill. Features a speed lock ski/walk mechanism, ventilated cuffs, glove-friendly traps and buckles and a quick instep insert to easily attach to bindings. www.scarpanz.co.nz

Scarpa Gea RS2 $1199
Lightweight women’s-specific touring boot with thermo-formable inner boot, carbon web frame, speed lock ski/walk mechanism, glove-friendly straps and buckles and a quick instep insert to easily attach to bindings. www.scarpanz.co.nz

Dynafit ST Rotation 10 $990
Integrated centering system for easy step-in, pivoting toe piece avoids unintended releases, aluminium parts. www.dynafit.com
Head Adrenaline 13 $699
Bombproof freeride binding. Combines performance downhill tech with a fast and ergonomic walking mechanism. Features FR Pro Toe, AFS metal, Hiking Platform, NX FR Heel. Sold without brake. www.headsnow.co.nz
Head Ambition 12 $699
Designed with innovative climbing tech, natural ski flex and Tyrolia safety features. Has Alpine Touring (AT) toe, Anti Friction Slider, Telescopic Tubes, Alpine Touring Heel. Sold without brake. www.headsnow.co.nz

Pomoca Tipon Skins $399
Thin and lightweight skin with washable adhesive, UV and freeze resistant, durable adhesive doesn’t require regluing, 120mm and 140mm widths. www.pomoca.com

Norsewear Everyday Possum Lined Beanie $28.90
Possum inner and wool outer, folding brim can also be pulled down to keep ears warm. www.norsewear.co.nz

Oyuki Haika Gloves $209
Made with a kangaroo leather palm, removable liner, external seams for comfort, zip entry, wrist loop. Liner has silicone fingers for grip and touch screen tips. www.oyuki.com
The North Face Respirator ¾ Zip $230
Durable and breathable mid-layer with wicking stretch grid fleece, stretch double weave at arms, hood and seat, Lycra-bound, under-helmet hood, deep pack-friendly centre front zip, pack-friendly chest pocket, thumb-loop cuffs. 610g. www.thenorthface.co.nz

Point6 Mountain Magic Ultra Light Sock $39.95
Naturally antimicrobial, snug ankle brace, arch support, deep heel pocket for anatomic fit, reinforced high-wear areas, smooth toe seam, ventilation panels. Composition 67% merino wool, 28% nylon, 5% spandex. www.point6.co.nz
Norsewear Possum Ski Snow Sock $44.90
Low tension top, ventilation and stretch at calf, Y-heel maintain sole on foot, reinforced sole with anti-blister protection, low-tension elastic instep, anti-bunch zone prevents creasing, seamless toe. 30% merino, 20% possum, 20% cotton, 22% nylon, 8% elastic. www.norsewear.co.nz
Norsewear Snowboard Athletic Sock $33.70
Low-tension elastic leg. Cushioning at shin, anti-bunch zone prevents creasing, low-tension elastic instep, reinforced sole with anti-blister protection, seamless toe. 70% merino, 24% nylon, 6% elastic. www.norsewear.co.nz

 

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