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If you’ve graduated from shredding at the resort and are ready to start breaking trail, you’ll need to be as prepared as possible. Don’t fret, we've spent thousands of hours testing the top avalanche beacons and best walkie talkies you’ll need for the backcountry. We’ve also bought and tested the top ski jackets, have a detailed comparison review of ski pants, and crammed our feet repeatedly to get you the best ski boots review on the web. Best backcountry skis? Of course, the best backcountry skis right here.

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