Note: The club has equipment to lend: 5 sets of snowshoes, 5 crampons, and 5 ice axes

The Essentials

  • Navigation (map & compass)
  • Sun protection (sunglasses & sunscreen)
  • Insulation (extra clothing)
  • Illuamination (headlamp/flashlight)
  • First-aid supplies
  • Fire (waterproof matches/lighter/candle)
  • Multitool with knife and at least 3m of cordage
  • Nutrition (snacks and lunch)
  • Hydration (1.5 L water)
  • Emergency shelter (plastic tube tent/garbage bag)

Clothing (No Cotton!)

  • Hiking Clothes:
  • Sturdy water-resistant hiking /boots
  • Gaiters
  • Synthetic socks or wool socks for hiking
  • Windbreaker/Rain jacket(shell with a hood)
  • Synthetic or Wool mid-weight long sleeve
    • Fleece pullover, ect
  • Synthetic pants (or convertible pant/shorts)
  • Toque
  • Synthetic mitts and gloves (a pair of each)
  • rain pants/snow pants

Optional Clothing:

  • Long Underwear synthetic or wool
  • Extra gloves

Extras Items:

  • Hiking Poles
  • Camera
  • Sitting Pad
  • GPS
  • Personal Locator Beacon/ satellite phone
  • Change of Clothes (waiting at trailhead)
  • dry shoes (waiting at the trailhead)
  • siltarp (or tarp) and cordage