We can all use a refresher course on navigation and knots. Lucky for us, these NASAR guides are handy, ultralight, and take up no pack space. Bring them along!
Peak to Plateau makes great backcountry garments out of Yak Wool. Check out our review of the Kailash 1/4-zip and Herders Beanie.
Kari Traa is pretty much is the baselayer to end all baselayers. These midweight baselayers offer odor control and work overtime by taking you from the slopes to apres ski drinks at the ski lodge. The only dilemmas women will face is which pattern to wear.