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How to Gear Up for Spring Touring in the Backcountry – Gear Guide | Mountainwatch
We are week into spring and for many it is usually prime time to tour and explore the backcountry  Of course, due to the current lockdowns in both Victoria and NSW, touring at the moment is restricted to those who live in and near the mountains.

Ironically over the past few weeks its seems more people have been making their way into the backcountry than usual, many with limited or no experience. We remain hopeful that the lockdowns will end while there is still enough snow around for spring touring well into October.

If you’re keen head out and find out what this backcountry banter is all about, but don’t know where to start?  Here are five backcountry kit essentials to make sure you’re not left behind.
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https://www.mountainwatch.com/Snow-news/how-to-gear-up-for-spring-touring-in-the-backcountry-gear-guide/

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Posted on: September 8, 2021, 10:28 am
Post ID: 747

Snowy Weather

Location Min Max

Jindabyne

8

18

Thredbo

2

8

Perisher

3

10

Falls Creek

4

9

Hotham

3

8

Mt. Buller

4

10

Chance of Snow

Below 5% at 1800m

0% at 1400m

0% at 1000m

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