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.
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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10 Tips on Skiing the Backcountry

Including advice from Seth Morrison, Chris Davenport, and Alaskan heli-ski guide Kirsten Kremer, we offer up a crucial list of facts and tips you need to know before you head out of bounds.