These help keep your clothing and gear organized.
T-shirts or tops made for running or working out are good choices. Stick to moisture-wicking fabrics. A long-sleeve, light-color, vented sun shirt may also work well.
Bring shorts designed for running or working out. Loose or compression fit. Look for moisture-wicking nylon, polyester, nylon/spandex, or polyester/spandex fabrics. A pair of nylon hiking pants may also work well.
Look for wool, Capilene, or polyester fabrics. No cotton.
Moisture-wicking long underwear bottoms or ankle-length tights made for training/running. Look for wool, Capilene, nylon/spandex, or polyester/spandex. No cotton.
Stick to moisture-wicking fabrics. No cotton. If you pack shorts with built-in liners, you can pack fewer pairs of underwear.
(If applicable.) Stick to synthetic or wool fabrics. No cotton.
A polyester fleece jacket or synthetic "puffy" jacket. This should be able to be worn under your rain jacket. No cotton.
A lightweight polyester fleece top or other layer to add additional warmth. You should be able to wear this with all your other upper body layers.
A lightweight hard shell you can wear over your other upper body layers.
These provide warmth while paddling - even if wet. 0.5 to 1 mm suggested.
A baseball hat, visor, or sun hat.
A wool, synthetic knit, or fleece hat for cool nights.
Pack fleece, Power Stretch, or other gloves made for running or for use as a medium-weight liner.
Bring either sport sands with ankle straps (like Chacos or Tevas) or water shoes. Flip flops are not acceptable.
Old sneakers or Crocs are good choices.
For cool nights at camp
Pack at least 3oz of sunscreen. We recommend SPF 30. Smaller containers work better than larger ones. No aerosol spray cans.
Toothbrush, toothpaste, dental floss, lotion, moisturizer with SPF, brush/comb, etc.
(If applicable.) Tampons, Diva Cup, or pads. Pack 50% more supplies than you expect to need.
Look for the active ingredient DEET. Ben's brand is packaged well for backcountry travel. No aerosol sprays.
Bring a backpacking-style sleeping bag rated for 35-degrees Fahrenheit or lower.
Minimum of 40oz of total volume. Pick bottles with a screw-top lid that covers the areas your mouth contacts. A Nalgene-brand bottles are good choices.
A compressible or inflatable camping pillow can make nights more comfortable.
Want to bring your own? No problem! Just let us know before your trip.
Sturdy, dome-style backpacking tents.
Inflatable camping mattresses make nights more comfortable. You may also bring your own. Just let us know before your trip.
We cover the stoves, fuel, pots, pans, and utensils!
We have bowls, plates, sporks, and mugs. You can leave that rusty old spork at home!
We provide enough dry bags to protect all your personal on-water gear.