Pack Like a Pro: Backcountry Skiing

Venturing beyond the lift line? Here’s what to bring, courtesy of professional skier Jess McMillan.

Marmot athlete Jess McMillan skis the backcountry from the Tetons to Denali, and no matter her objective, she always brings the same eight items. “There is a little song I sing before I leave the parking lot,” she says. “It goes like this: ‘Beacon, shovel, probe. Skins, crampons, extra layer.’”

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