PRIMARY PACKING AND SNOWBOARD EQUIPMENT LIST

European Riding & Splitboard Kit Lists

Clothing
Snowboard socks. 1 pair for every 2 days of riding
Thermal bottoms. 1 for every 2-3 days or riding
Thermal long sleeve tops. 1 for every 1-2 days or riding
Beanie
Neck warmer or facemask
Thermal mid layer. Puffer or technical fleece
Lightweight windproof gloves for hiking, touring or summer shredding
Cold weather outer layer gloves
Snowboard jacket. Recommended Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Snowboard pants. Recommended Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Swimming shorts. For spa or pool days

General layering is long-sleeve top or long-sleeve thermal, technical mid layer then lightweight jacket. We may swap out the mid-layer with something less insulating as the winter moves into spring or strip off jacket for hiking or building features.

Equipment
Helmet. Compulsory for all
Snowboard
Bindings with minor spares for repairs
Snowboard boots
Rucksack - Minimum 12L for summer. Minimum 25L for winter
Board tool or multi-tool. Compact and safe to carry in a rucksack
Bag lock
Refillable sturdy water bottle. 750ml - 1000ml with carabiner for attaching to backpack
Goggles with low light and bright light lens, with easy change over technology
Portable suncream. Minimum SPF 30. Recommended SPF 50 for Splitboarding
Heavy duty cable ties x4. In case of equipment trouble
Sunglasses for hiking, splitboarding or summer shredding

Other items to consider
Small personal first aid kit. Can be carried in backpack
Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend
Impact protection
European power adaptor
Phone charger

For splitboarding equipment please refer to the Level 1 Splitboard kit list. If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team.

Clothing
Snowboard socks. 1 pair for every 2 days of riding
Thermal bottoms. 1 for every 2-3 days or riding
Thermal long sleeve tops. 1 for every 1-2 days or riding
Beanie
Neck warmer or facemask
Thermal mid layer. Puffer or technical fleece
Lightweight windproof gloves for hiking, touring or summer shredding
Cold weather outer layer gloves
Snowboard jacket. Recommended Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Snowboard pants. Recommended Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Swimming shorts. For spa or pool days

General layering is long-sleeve top or long-sleeve thermal, technical mid layer then lightweight jacket. We may swap out the mid-layer with something less insulating as the winter moves into spring or strip off jacket for hiking or building features.

Equipment
Helmet. Compulsory for all
Snowboard
Bindings with minor spares for repairs
Snowboard boots
Rucksack - Minimum 12L for summer. Minimum 25L for winter
Board tool or multi-tool. Compact and safe to carry in a rucksack 
Bag lock
Refillable sturdy water bottle. 750ml - 1000ml with carabiner for attaching to backpack
Goggles with low light and bright light lens, with easy change over technology
Portable suncream. Minimum SPF 30. Recommended SPF 50 for Splitboarding
Heavy duty cable ties x4. In case of equipment trouble
Sunglasses. Hiking, splitboarding or summer shredding

Other items to consider
Small personal first aid kit. Can be carried in backpack
Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend
Impact protection
European power adaptor
Phone charger

For splitboarding equipment please refer to the Level 1 Splitboard kit list. If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team.

Clothing
Snowboard socks. 1 pair for every 2 days of riding
Thermal bottoms. 1 for every 2-3 days or riding
Thermal long sleeve tops. 1 for every 1-2 days or riding
Beanie
Neck warmer or facemask
Thermal mid layer. Puffer or technical fleece
Lightweight windproof gloves for hiking, touring or summer shredding
Cold weather outer layer gloves
Snowboard jacket. Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Snowboard pants. Minimum 10k/10k waterproof and breathability rating
Swimming shorts. For spa or pool days

General layering is long-sleeve top or long-sleeve thermal, technical mid layer then lightweight jacket. We may swap out the mid-layer with something less insulating as the winter moves into spring or strip off jacket for hiking or building features.

Equipment
Helmet. Compulsory for all
Snowboard
Bindings with minor spares for repairs
Snowboard boots
Rucksack - Minimum 12L for summer. Minimum 25L for winter
Board tool or multi-tool. Compact and safe to carry in a rucksack
Bag lock
Refillable sturdy water bottle. 750ml - 1000ml with carabiner for attaching to backpack
Goggles with low light and bright light lens, with easy change over technology
Portable suncream. Minimum SPF 30. Recommended SPF 50 for Splitboarding
Heavy duty cable ties x4. In case of equipment trouble
Sunglasses. Hiking, splitboarding or summer shredding

Other items to consider
Small personal first aid kit. Can be carried in backpack
Ear plugs, just in case your staying with a noisy friend
Impact protection
European power adaptor
Phone charger

For splitboarding equipment please refer to the Level 2 Splitboard kit list. If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team.

In addition to the standard Level 1-3 riding kit list you should source these items. 

Safety equipment
Avalanche transceiver with plus spare batteries
Avalanche probe. Minimum 2.4m. Prefer 2.8m. Some kind of fast lock system ideal
Avalanche shovel. Not plastic 
Small essential first aid kit
Emergency mylar blanket
Handwarmers x2
Compact suncream. Minimum SPF 30+. Recommended SPF 50

Splitboard touring equipment
Splitboard with compatible skins and touring bindings 
Collapsible poles with powder baskets. Ideally fit within your backpack
Sunglasses
Rucksack. Minimum 25L
Water bottle. Minimum 500ml, recommended 750-1000ml with carabiner for attaching to backpack
Small rubbish bag for on-hill snacks
Soft skin savers to protect splitboard skins
Optional cap for hiking
Lightweight gloves for hiking
Heavy duty cable ties for equipment repairs. x4
Gaffer tape for equipment repairs. Wrap a section around the shaft of your shovel
Helmet holder, or figure out a way to attach helmet onto your backpack whilst hiking

All Equipment, whether owned, hired or borrowed must be ready to use at 8.30am on the Sunday morning (Austrian & France based courses).

If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team

In addition to the standard Level 1-3 riding kit list you should source these items. 

Safety equipment
Avalanche probe. Minimum 2.4m. Prefer 2.8m. Some kind of fast lock system ideal
Avalanche shovel. Not plastic
Small essential first aid kit
Emergency mylar blanket
Handwarmers x2
Compact suncream. Minimum SPF 30+. Recommended SPF 50

Additional kit beyond level 1 safety equipment
Avalanche transceiver with ability to flag multiple burials, plus spare batteries
Single person or group shelter
Multi tool for on hill equipment repairs

Splitboard touring equipment
Splitboard with compatible skins and touring bindings 
Collapsible poles with powder baskets. Ideally fit within your backpack
Sunglasses
Water bottle. Minimum 500ml, recommended 750-1000ml with carabiner for attaching to backpack
Small rubbish bag for on-hill snacks
Optional cap for hiking
Soft skin savers to protect splitboard skins
Lightweight gloves for hiking
Gaffer tape for equipment repairs. Wrap a section around the shaft of your shovel
Helmet holder, or figure out a way to attach helmet onto your backpack whilst hiking

Additional kit beyond level 1 touring equipment
Compression straps x4 50mm. For splitboard skin compression and equipment issues
Spares for repairing splitboard bindings
Rucksack. Minimum 25L. Recommend 30L-35L+
Headtorch with spare batteries. Recommend Minimum 300 Lumens
Silva expedition baseplate style compass
A 1:25000 map of the local area. Discuss suitable map with your coach
Small notepad (waterproof) and pencil for route planning and on mountain safety notes 

All Equipment, whether owned, hired or borrowed must be ready to use at 8.30am on the Sunday morning (Austrian & France based courses).

If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team

In addition to the standard Level 1-3 riding kit list you should source these items.

Safety equipment
Avalanche transceiver with ability to flag multiple burials, plus spare batteries
Avalanche shovel. Not plastic
Small essential first aid kit
Emergency mylar blanket
Handwarmers x2
Multi tool for on hill equipment repairs
Compact suncream. Minimum SPF 30+. Recommended SPF 50
Single person or group shelter

Additional kit beyond level 2 safety equipment
Avalanche probe. Minimum 2.8m. Some kind of fast lock system ideal 
Crampons suitable for snowboard boots
Lightweight ice axe for security on steep ground
30m lightweight 8mm rope & 2x HMS Carabiners (optional)

Splitboard touring equipment
Splitboard with compatible skins and touring bindings
Collapsible poles with powder baskets. Ideally fit within your backpack
Sunglasses
Spares for repairing splitboard bindings
Rucksack. Recommend 30L-35L+
Water bottle. Minimum 500ml, recommended 750-1000ml that can be clipped onto a rucksack
Small rubbish bag for on-hill snacks
Compression straps x4 50mm. For splitboard skin compression and equipment issues
Optional cap for hiking
Soft skin savers to protect splitboard skins
Lightweight gloves for hiking
Gaffer tape for equipment repairs. Wrap a section around the shaft of your shovel
Helmet holder, or figure out a way to attach helmet onto your backpack whilst hiking
Headtorch with spare batteries. Recommend Minimum 300 Lumens
Silva expedition baseplate style compass
A 1:25000 map of the local area. Discuss suitable map with your coach
Small notepad (waterproof) and pencil for route planning and on mountain safety notes 

Additional kit beyond level 2 touring equipment
GPS tracking device with emergency contact safety feature (optional)

All Equipment, whether owned, hired or borrowed must be ready to use at 8.30am on the Sunday morning (Austrian & France based courses).

If you have any questions on the equipment or are looking for specific recommendations, please email the team

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