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« on: December 05, 2010, 03:51:59 PM »

Thought this was a good checklist. Found it on the  Alpental website while doing reserch for my upcoming trip to WA.

Photo contents: 1. Backcountry shovel, 2. Avalanche probe (extended), 3. Backpack, 4. Avalanche probe (folded), 5. Extra dry gloves and a flashlight, 6. Water (insulated), 7. First aid kit, 8. Avalanche transceiver, 9. Extra dry hat, 10. Food that is high in energy.

I add an emergency space blanket, chemical pack hand warmers,and extra socks in my bag.

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« Reply #1 on: December 05, 2010, 08:19:50 PM »

Good info, I set this post as a "sticky"

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« Reply #2 on: December 06, 2010, 06:26:07 PM »

I add: 1. the emergency space blanket; 2. the dry socks; 3. a little water-proof pouch with matches, lighter, fire starter paste and a candle; 4. a metal cup; 5. 50 feet of line with a 600 pound static breaking strength. 7. in addition to any lunch, 2000 calories of food.

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