equipment list for all students on all courses:
for activity and standing in cold/snowy weather (no cotton).
gloves, mitts, headband, and hat
personal first-aid kit (sunscreen, lip-balm, moleskin,
Band-Aids, medications, etc.)
beacon (457 khx or dual ONLY, 457 single frequency RECOMMENDED).
(large enough for all equipment on day tours).
2 students should bring a snow study kit (lens, screen, ruler,
thermometer, compass, rutsch block cord).
equipment for students in courses where traveling on skis:
(appropriate for conditions and activity).
(with touring bindings and skins if appropriate).
and a water bottle
Freak Expeditions have some articles available for rent, if we do
not have what you need, we can refer you to one of our local
Rentals Available in Nelson:
equipment must be obtained prior to course start.
Rippel- Professional Member of the Canadian Avalanche
Association, Himalayan Mountain Guide, CAA Level II Avalanche
Technician, ACMG Ski Guide, Risk Management, Mountain Rescue and
Mountain Skills Instruction professional, Owner/Operator of Peak
Freak Expeditions Inc.