@Dmitry @REI-JenK 

Great question! I would actually recommend getting a dedicated BC ski backpack, and then pulling a sled/pulk with your gear from hut-to-hut or out to your campsite. 

Very few packs over 35L have dedicated shovel and probe storage. You could get creative strapping your shovel to the outside, but in the event of a slide, it really makes a difference to have immediate access to your avalanche equipment. Plus, a 50+ liter pack is going to feel sloppy and throw your center of gravity off when you're trying to enjoy those turns you worked hard for.

I really like the Dakine Poacher 35 or BD Cirque 35. They're both comfortable, spacious and have dedicated tool pouches.

On the subject of how to get the rest of your gear to camp, building a ski pulk is fun- and rewarding in that it takes FAR less effort to let your gear slide behind you than to slog uphill with it on your back. 

Check out the project here: https://www.rei.com/blog/snowsports/diy-make-your-own-pulk-sled

Enjoy your turns!

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