To live comfortably in the mountains or anywhere away from civilization you need to have the basics such as a good tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, stove and headlamp. Below we have put together several reviews from brands who do it right. Kelty, Exped, Deuter, MSR, Jetboil, Suntrica, Petzl, Princeton Tec, Sierra Designs, Teva, Klymit, Mountain Hardwear, Innate, Steripen and GSI to name a few. Have a read and Hardwear, Innate, Steripen and GSI to name a few. Have a read and tell us what you think in the forums.
If you are a manufacturer or owner/operator and would like us to consider your item or locale for review, please drop us an email here.
We built this backcountry skiing community for you, the passionate skier, and hope you enjoy the hard work we put into all the reviews, routes, videos, and posts we create. It’s been free from day one but that doesn’t mean it’s not a valuable resource. If you enjoy this website and value the content we create for you, then please support Backcountry Skiing Canada by donating today or by clicking on those sponsor ads and 'Buy Now' links at the bottom of the reviews. Thank you!