Backcountry Ski Tips: How to Set a Proper Bootpack

Setting a bootpack is as simple as hiking up hill with skis on your back, but doing it efficiently can leave you some gas in the tank for another lap.
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Backcountry Ski Tips: How to Take Set a Bootpack

Take smaller steps, stand up straight, and make sure you get a good foot hold are a few tips the Colorado Mountain School's Mike Alkaitis gives for setting a proper bootpack in the backcountry. Check it out.

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