Some of the best winter riding for both skiers and snowboarders can happen off-trail. Sure, the runs at resorts are commendable but if you want to challenge yourself, trekking to untouched powder is well worth it. While the gear like outerwear and your riding set-up are a pre-requisite, dialing-in the other necessities for a backcountry excursion is a must. Make sure first to have a game plan for where you’re going. And to do that you’ll need items like a GPS device, an avalanche beacon, a dependable backpack with a removable airbag system and more. And to keep your phone and other valuables safe and dry you’ll want a sturdy Pelican Go Case you can stow away.
The Pelican Go G40 Case
When it comes to protecting your gear on-the-go, Pelican’s tough cases have been doing the hard work for years. The latest addition to the Pelican family is the Go G40 Case for keeping smaller items like your smartphone, wallet and other essentials safe and secure from the elements.
The waterproof, crushproof, impact-proof and dustproof container has an ABS outer shell with a rubberized protective bumper to safeguard against drops. A built-in pressure valve keeps water and dust out while balancing air pressure so your items are always unharmed no matter what you’re doing. The integrated single-hinge latch makes it easy to open and close when you’re out in the backcountry or wherever you find yourself. And you don’t need to worry about being gentle with it since the Go Case comes with a lifetime guarantee.