Andreas Fransson’s gear, dissected

Comments by Henrik Lampert/

 

AS SEEN IN THE 2012 FREESKIER BACKCOUNTRY EDITION.

 

Ever wondered what gear it takes to nail a first descent on Denali? Or to link three infamous Aiguille du Midi shots in one day? Here's Fransson's gear, dissected:

*Don't miss our profile on Andreas, as seen in the Backcountry Edition: Andreas Fransson talks motivation, Chamonix, fear and going solo

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 GOGGLES Oakley Splice

 SUNGLASSES Oakley Radium XL Blades

 CASE Oakley Flak Jacket Soft Vault

 BEANIE Haglöfs Fanatic Print Cap

 NECK WARMER Haglöfs Shaped Headband

 SKI STRAP AMH

JACKET Haglöfs Zenith

FLEECE Haglöfs Juniper Hood

PANTS Haglöfs Guard

 MITTEN Haglöfs Down

GLOVES Haglöfs Fang

SKIS Nordica Enforcer 177

BINDINGS Dynafit TLT Vertical FT 110mm

BOOTS Dynafit ZZero4

SKI CRAMPONS Dynafit 110mm

SKINS Black Diamond

KNEE PADS Black Diamond

CRAMPONS Petzl Sarken

ICE AXES Petzl Quark

LEASH Grivel

ABALAKOV TOOL Grivel

THERMALS Haglöfs Actives

INSULATION PANTS Haglöfs Barrier

DOWN JACKET Haglöfs Barrier Hood Pro

BACK PACK Haglöfs Roc 35

ICE SCREWS Petzl, Black Diamond

PITONS Petzl

HARNESS Black Diamond Alpine Bod

CARABINERS Petzl Attache3D, Black Diamond

BELAY DEVICE Petzl Reverso

CAM Omega Pacific

NUTS Black Diamond

SLINGS & STUFF Petzl, DMM, 5mm prusiks, Ropeman

KNIFE Petzl Spatha

IPOD Classic 160GB

ROPE Beal Ice Line 60m

BOTTLE Nalgene 1 Liter

CAMERA Canon G12

HEAD CAM Contour HD

STOVE MSR Reactor

GPS Garmin

HEAD LAMP Petzl Tikka

WATCH Polar

MISC. Sunscreen

  Sports tape

  Ski sock

  Map

  Compass

  First aid kit

  Bandage roll

  Morphine

  Hand warmer

  Trash poles donated by Zoe Hart

NOT PICTURED $1

  10m of 5mm cord

  Freeze dried food (one portion, vegetarian)

  Powerbars, Clif bars, GU