Cascade First Aid- Broken Pole Repairs in the Backcountry
Crap. You're skinning along, lose your balance on an off-camber skin track, and land smack dab on your pole. You hear it snap and you know you're hosed. Don't panic, we've prepared you for this!
In this video, we're going to teach you how to use the contents of your SnowCat repair kit to repair a broken pole in the backcountry. In under 5 minutes, we'll have you back at it with a pole sturdy enough to allow you to finish your day with a smile on your face.
2023 Update: We are no longer providing flashing in our SnowCat repair kit. But we highly encourage you to add it yourself. This lesson is still crucial to know!