Equipment List

Tahoe Mountain School

Recommended Avalanche Course Equipment List

Personal Equipment:
• Clothing for activities and standing in cold/snowy weather (no cotton)
• long underwear
• insulating layers
• outer layer (wind/waterproof)
• warm gloves, mitts, headband, and hat
• Goggles and sunglasses
• Small personal first aid kit (sunscreen/lip-balm, moleskin, band-aids, medication, etc.)
• Water Bottle
• Pack
• Helmet (optional)

Skiing Equipment:
• Alpine touring boots
• Backcountry skis and bindings
• Skins
• Poles

Snowboarding Equipment:
• Split Board with touring bindings
• Skins
• Boots
• Collapsible poles

Avalanche Safety Equipment:
• Avalanche probe
• Collapsible shovel
• Digital avalanche transceiver
• Ski or Splitboard Backpack

For AIARE 2 Courses
• AIARE Fieldbook
• Pencil
• Snow saw (optional)
• Compass with inclinometer (optional)