Why do heli-ski guides complain about their backpacks?
What’s in a helicopter ski guide’s backpack?
What’s in their pockets?
My heliski guiding backpack weighs 30+ pounds.
I’m carrying about 60 pounds of gear overall when I drop in.
Check out this video to see exactly what I carry on a day out heliski guiding in Alaska.
I guide in Valdez, Alaska for Pulseline Adventure heliskiing.
- Scott E40 Patrol
- Scott Pure 115 Ski
- Scott Ski Pole
- Scott Ski Gloves
- Petzel Rad Line 30m
- Alpine Threadworks Rescue Thread
- BCA Shovel
- BCA Probe
- BCA Avalanche Beacon