You wouldn't take just any old plank of wood skiing. So why would you take just any old bag on the mountain' Dynafit's Cho Oyu Backpack is the workhorse of backcountry ski packs with this winter backpack in tote, you'll never be unprepared. A PTFE coated nylon shell covers the bag from top to bottom, completely isolating your gear from wintry damage and moisture. A 2135 cubic inch main compartment fully unzips to store large items while the side pockets and bottle holder are perfect for smaller items you need to access quickly. Attach a shovel or ice axe, store safety equipment, fix rope to its eyelets, and lastly but not least ly securely strap your skis in the side attachment when finding your perfect line. Make sure to take advantage of the hydration compatibility to stay fulled fueled during tough ascents. The harness and waist belt adjust to keep your pack, whether stuffed to the brim or not so much, from jostling about behind you when hiking.