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There are several legendary inbounds bootpacks in the Western U.S., places where the resort's toughest skiers hike for their turns. Take the Ridge at Bridger Bowl, Taos' Kachina Peak, Jackson Hole's Headwall, or Aspen's Highland Bowl. We spoke to ski patrol at Highlands to find out the best technique for carrying your skis up the bootpack.

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Whether you’re skiing out the gates of your ski area or going on a backcountry tour there are a few pieces of gear that are absolutely mandatory. You must have a shovel, probe, and an avalanche beacon. But here’s the catch, YOU NEED TO KNOW HOW TO USE THEM. Use this five-step primer on how to search for a victim buried by an avalanche then practice a lot.

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Once your foot is in nice and snug, stand with your toe on a one-inch-high block (a book or piece of wood works nicely) and lean forward. Stand like this until the liner has cooled, roughly 10 to 12 minutes. Then pull your foot out of the boot and remove the sock and toe cap. Then put the sock back on and step into the boot to see how it feels. You're all done.

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If you get a new pair of boots, you should take them to a professional bootfitter to make sure they're completely dialed. But, let's say, for some reason (like you're leaving on a trip tomorrow or you can't afford the bootfitting), you need to heat mold your new ski boot liners yourself. Here's how to do it.

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