CLOTHING & GEAR LIST

 The Clothing and Gear list is the result of many years of staff and participant feedback. Please read and follow these suggestions and the check list closely. 

Required Additional Items
  • $50 cash (see “Money” section)
  • Prescription medication (if applicable)
  • 1 LED style headlamp with 1 spare set of batteries (recommended) OR 1 standard headlamp with 3 sets of spare batteries and one spare bulb. Avoid halogen bulbs to prolong battery life.
  • 1 small bottle of insect repellent (no aerosol or wipes)
  • 1 waterproof watch with alarm
  • 1 tube of sunscreen SPF 30+ (should be less than 1 year old)
  • 1 lip balm SPF 30+ or greater
  • 2 pens or pencils
  • 1 old twin flat sheet (39 x 75 inches) or sarong (55 x 57 inches) or shemagh (44 x 44 inches) to cover up from bugs on hot nights and for discrete clothing changes
  • 2-4 gallon-sized zip lock bags (for keeping items like notebook, camera dry and clean)
  • Travel size toiletries for expedition: small toothbrush, small tube of toothpaste, comb or brush (we will provide you with biodegradable soap)
  • Travel size toiletries that will stay at base camp: shampoo and conditioner, soap, towel, toothbrush, tooth paste, comb or brush (for post course clean up.)
  • 1 set of extra clothes for travel days