Best in class is for some, a right of passage, which begins the night before. Executing a plan composed of this mindset is both emotionally and physically fulfilling. Similar to the approach of human powered travel, to be best up, best down is weighted in equality and simplicity for the complete experience. See ya at the trailhead!
Compiling your gear takes time away from you shredding. It is also very expensive to acquire piece by piece, so here's the kit (curated by our Friends of WNDR) that you can count on from a single source at a price that can't be beat. We'll even trim the skins to your board and ship free to anywhere in the US or Canada.
The Best Up, Best Down kit includes the following:
NOTE: Kits do not include safety gear for backcountry skiing. It is your responsibility to carry a beacon, shovel, probe and additional safety equipment any time you recreate outside of a resort. We recommend taking an avalanche course and becoming an expert in using this equipment before you set foot in the backcountry.