How to Build a First Aid Kit for Backcountry Touring

June 30, 2014

Backcountry travel can be incredible. We all go out planning to have a good time, accomplish a goal, maybe even to explore new terrain. Every once in a while, something goes wrong and our day doesn’t go as planned. Someone tweaks a knee, someone breaks a binding, or someone blows out a boot. These are the days we should be planning for. Carry a repair kit for gear and a first aid kit for people. Curious what to pack in each of these?