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THE SURPRISING THINGS I ALWAYS BRING INTO THE BACKCOUNTRY| FLYLOW

WE ASKED TWO FLYLOW ATHLETES WHAT WEIRD STUFF IS IN THEIR PACK. THEIR ANSWERS? EVERYTHING FROM GAS STATION HOT DOGS TO SUPERGLUE TO THREE PAIRS OF GLOVES.

You know if you’re heading into the backcountry, there are a few essential items you must have with you (and know how to use): avalanche beacon, shovel, probe, skins. You should probably also bring things like food, water, sunscreen, a couple of extra layers. You know, the basics. But what else is in that big, heavy pack backcountry skiers haul around? We asked two Flylow athletes—Tahoe-based ski guide and educator Brennan Lagasse and Mount Shasta guide and ski patroller Jenna Kane—for a peek inside their packs.

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