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Pro Ski and Mountain Service is our retail specialty store. It has been located in North Bend, WA since 1999.
The past trips and courses have had a large influence on what we sell. Many of our Pro Guiding customers come on trips and courses with gear they purchased from our store. Not only do we want our clients to have the right gear for the job; we also receive direct feedback from them while they are using it in the field. Trust us - if the gear does not work - we won't sell it.
EQUIPMENT LISTIf you are in need of any of these items, please follow the red links to see the equipment we have tested, recommend, and sell through our online retail shop, Pro Ski and Mountain Service.
• BASE LAYER Men's - Women's
o 1 Bottom - midweight or lightweighto 1 or 2 Tops - midweight or lightweighto Sock Liners - 2 or 3 pairo Ski Socks - 2 pair• MID LAYER Men's - Women's
o Windshirt, Soft Shell, Fleece - only one of these is necessaryo Schoeller™ type pants - soft shell• OUTERWEAR Men's - Women's
o Lightweight Waterproof/Breathable Jacketo Lightweight Waterproof/Breathable Pantso Warm Hat - should cover earso Sun Hat - baseball type or visoro Lightweight Gloveso Ski Gloves• INSULATION Men's - Women's
o Down or Synthetic Jacket PERSONAL GEARo Internal Frame Pack - 50 Liter (3100 cu in.) minimumo Sleeping Bag - down or synthetic, 15º F to 20º F minimumo Compression Sack - for sleeping bag o Sleeping Pad - closed cell foam or self inflatingo Headlamp - lightweight LED recommendedo Water Bottles - 1 or 2 liters, wide moutho Bowl or Cupo Utensilso Small Knifeo Sunglasses - adequate for snow travelo Goggleso Sunscreen - SPF >25, waterproofo Lip Balm - SPF 15+o Lightero Personal Toiletries - toothbrush, toothpaste, waterless hand cleaner, etc.o Small Personal 1st aid kit - blister repair (Compeed™), aspirin, ibuprofen, etc. SKI GEARo Skis - Alpine Touring or Telemarko Ski Boots - Alpine Touring or Telemark – no downhill bootso Ski Poles - telescopic poles work well, but not requiredo Climbing Skinso Ski Crampons - THESE ARE REQUIRED!o Ski Brakes SAFETY GEARo Transceiver - single frequency, 457 kHz onlyo Shovel - compact, lightweight, metal blade preferredo Probe - dedicated probe only, ski poles do not suffice TECHNICAL GEAR o Ice Axe - 55-70 cm length, lightweighto Boot Crampons – Aluminum is recommended for this tripo Climbing Harness - lightweight, BD Alpine Bod style (no padding)o 2 Locking Biners - (1) large HMS style and (1) reg. lockero 2 Non-locking Biners - any style, we recommend wire gates o 1 Cordelettes - 6 mm diameter, 6 meter lengths, untiedo 1 Sewn Sling - nylon or spectra, double-length OPTIONAL ITEMS *We highly recommend these items, but do not require them to participate.o Camera - we’d like some shots for the PGS website!o Ear Plugs - essential for sound sleepo Thermos - vacuum typeo Note Pad and Pencil - Rite-in-the-rain brand waterproof notebook workso Compass - adjustable declination a musto Altimeter - Suunto watch works wello Map Case - large zip-loc will sufficeo Maps - contact guiding office for appropriate quadrangleso Collapsible Water Canteen - good for storing snowmelt at campo Warm Socks - to sleep ino Lightweight Bivy/Tarp - handy with a floorless tento Foot Powder GROUP GEAR PROVIDED BY PGS *Please contact the guiding office if you prefer to bring your own gear in place of any of our group gear.o Tentso Stoveso Fuelo Cooking Potso Ropeso Technical Gear Group Gear (elaborate crevasse rescue kit, VHF radio or Sat phone)o Group 1st Aid Kit