Freeride Equipment Requirements

All Freeride program participants are required to have the following equipment:

  • A digital, two or three-antenna avalanche transceiver
  • An avalanche probe
  • A metal avalanche shovel
  • A sturdy and comfortable backpack with straps for attaching and carrying skis
  • Skis suitable for firm snow and gate training less than 75 millimeters underfoot with camber
  • Skis suitable for freeride training and competition no more than 108 millimeters underfoot with camber and, ideally, tip rocker
  • A skiing certified helmet
  • Properly fitting ski boots, preferably without walk mode,
  • and other equipment related to Alpine skiing (i.e. for U12s) including hard-ear helmets suitable for competition