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Other essential snowboard accessories for backcountry boarding include an avalanche beacon/probe and shovel, extra sunblock, goggles, ice ax, crampons, showshoes, repair kit, and helmet.
When backcountry snowboarding, always go with a friend and let others know when and where you'll be going. Take it slow on the ascent, be alert, and enjoy the best part - the descent!
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|