Bring to class:
- 2 Liters of Water - At least two one-liter water bottles, such as a Nalgene bottle, or a large hydration bladder.
- Hiking Boots
- Hiking Socks - Mositure wicking socks to help keep your feet cool and dry.
- Personal Prescription Medications - Including, but not limited to, epinephrine auto-injectors for anaphylactic allergies.
- Personal Toiletries
- Rain Gear - Waterproof/resistant jacket, pants and hat.
- Sun Protection - Lip balm, sunscreen, wide-brim hats, etc.
- Three Season Sleeping Bag - A bag rated 15 degrees plus.
- Weather Appropriate Clothing - Moisture wicking synthetic or wool layers to help keep you comfortable and/or dry.
- Change of clothes
- Energy Snacks
- Lip Balm/Protection
- Personal Backpacking Equipment - Lightweight tent, sleeping bag, sleeping pad, etc.
- Personal Headlamp/Flashlight
- Pillow - Bring a camp pillow (or stuff sack that you can fill with clothing)
- Water Shoes/Sandals - Foot attire that will protect your feet and is okay to get wet. (e.g. Teva, Chaco, Keen (not flip-flops)
- Wide Brim Hat w/ Retainer - Sun protective & safe in case of wind
Provided by REI:
- Backpack - Internal frame 45-65 liter pack.
- Backpacking Stove
- Dinner - Food supplied for dinner
- Group First Aid Kit - Contents include wound care items and over the counter medications for minor injuries and illnesses
- Sleeping Pad - Closed cell foam or self inflatable.
- Three Season Backpacking Tent
- Trekking Poles
- Utensils - A good choice is the REI Campware Utensil Set
- Water Filter