Have you got it?

This is a list of suggested equipment, which you can adjust to suit your personal preferences. Mountain weather is unpredictable; be prepared for changing conditions.

Clothing
  • Long underwear
  • Wool sweater, down vest, or fleece jacket     
  • Raingear – pants and jacket, gaiters   
  • Hat and gloves / mittens    
  • Shorts, pants and shirt
  • Extra socks
  • Boots - with ankle support and good soles
  • Sandals / runners - for fording streams and at camp
Shelter
  • Tent with waterproof fly
  • Backpack
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Stove, fuel, pot, dishes, eating and cooking utensils
  • Food – including enough for an extra day
  • Water filter, purification tablets or extra fuel for boiling your water
Other essentials
  • Wilderness Pass             
  • Bear spray
  • Topographic map    
  • Compass     
  • Waterproof matches &/or lighter
  • Candle 
  • Flashlight and extra batteries 
  • First Aid kit  
  • Signaling device (whistle/mirror)
  • Emergency blanket
  • Repair kit       
  • Sunglasses, sunhat 
  • Sunscreen & lip balm 
  • Garbage bags
  • Pencil & paper
  • Toilet paper 
  • Rope – 8 m. approx.
  • Bear-proof food storage containers (for wildland areas)
  • Knife
  • Water bottle
Optional
  • Binoculars
  • Altimeter
  • Notebook / sketchpad
  • Camera & film
  • Toiletries
  • Trowel
  • Insect repellant
  • Field guide(s)
  • GPS
  • S.P.O.T locator