Sidecountry Setups: The best ski-touring equipment of 2012/13

Comments by Damian Quigley/

With the popularity of sidecountry touring on a rapid rise, manufacturers are stepping up, offering stronger and lighter gear so you can worry about the hiking and skiing, not about whether your gear will get you where you want to go. Here are four setups, each catered to a different style of sidecountry experience to help you get out the gate this season.