Gear List

Suggested Packing List for BOTH (Montana & Cascades) trips:

  • Sleeping Bag (Down or synthetic available to rent)
  • Sleeping Pad (Available to rent)
  • Mug designed for hot liquids
  • Two 1-liter water bottles
  • Swimsuit or shorts to wear in the water
  • Shoes (that you can bike and hike in and use as camp shoes)
  • River Sandals (TEVAs, Chacos etc) or old tennis shoes - NOT flip flops, your river shoe must strap on to your feet!
  • Long Underwear/base layer
  • Warm Pants (sweats, jeans) to wear around camp
  • Active Shorts/Pants for biking and hiking
  • Fleece Jacket
  • T-shirts (avoid cotton)
  • Comfy Clothes for after the days trip
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Warm Hat
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera (optional)
  • Sunglasses or Baseball hat (to protect eyes from sun)
  • Essential toiletries ONLY (toothbrush etc...) - the Leaders like to be dirty so we would appreciate some solidarity.
  • Socks (Wool, or synthetic-good for hiking and also good for biking)
  • No cell phones!
  • Small Towel (optional)

Keep in mind while packing:

  • Please be aware that the weather may change all the time, we must be ready for hot and cold weather.
  • Please don't bring a large wardrobe. Pack only what is necessary for the trip, as space is limited.
  • Please no makeup, straighteners, hair dryers, etc. We are going camping and we like natural beauty!