Planning on heading in to the Backcountry this winter? Whether it's a short boot over a col or a full blown multi day tour, Martin Chester has the lowdown on the essentials you don't want to leave without.
From blizzard bags to swanky new ice tools, this is a review of the latest ski touring kit this season - and a few things you might not have thought about having at the bottom of your pack. Just in case . . .