With your gear, that is (yours will take care of itself). So obsessed that you can carry on long conversations about said gear, in fact. The two most important components not to skimp on? A good headlamp, and Dynafit bindings, says Billimoria. Although you can use your burlier AT gear (i.e. Marker Dukes, regular pow skis) the added weight will slow you down and may affect the vert you get before work…meaning less pow turns.