Karate chopping boards & clearing out early season cobwebs is how Geoff Brown & his friends including coach Duncan Mainland get ready for the winter. The boys enjoy good powder days riding park to pow laps in the hopes of finding their backcountry legs… but are quickly reminded that the backcountry is not the same as the park.
Without a doubt Dakine have the most extensive range of technical snowboard backpacks for every situation and sport. The lineup of snow Packs is no exception with a range of sizes for day hikes or overnight touring. With endless sizes, features and colour options here are a few to cover you in most situations.
Heli Pack 12L Backpack The smallest pack in the series is the 12L Heli with a sleek and compact design perfect for quick day backcountry adventures and features a vertical snowboard carry, insulated hydro sleeve, fleece lined goggle pocket, external shovel carry, and a rescue whistle on the sternum strap
Backcountry use has gorwn at least 40% over the past few years making it the fastest growing segment of the snowsport industry, but are people ready to accept their responsibilities when they step beyond the boundary? Snow resorts are at the front lines of backcountry access to winter wilderness and they play a vital role in backcountry safety.
Avalance Canada have reported a 250% increase in avalance safety course enrollements over the past 10 years, Pro Ride will be running a 2 week backcountry Camp starting March 4th 2017. More details can be found on our backcountry course page Here