Outerwear

• Rain jacket and pants, lightweight, waterproof and breathable

Clothing

• Midweight fleece jacket or wool sweater

• Mid- or lightweight thermal top and bottom, synthetic or wool

• Hiking pants, quick-drying, lightweight (zip-off legs are great)

• Hiking shorts, quick-drying, lightweight

• T-shirts, synthetic

• Underwear

• Hiking socks, 3 pairs

• Sun hat with brim

• Lightweight wool or fleece gloves

Footwear

• Hiking boots: sturdy, stiff-soled, well broken-in, rising above the ankle

• Camp shoes or sandals for evenings

• Moleskin or other feet first aid

Travel Accessories

• Two 1-quart water bottles or hydration system equivalent

• Headlamp with spare batteries and bulb

• Sunglasses and retainer strap

• Sunblock and lip balm

• Personal medications

• Insect repellent (small, packable)

• Toiletry kit: roll of toilet paper, toothbrush & paste, pack towel (think light!)

• Personal first-aid kit, small and light

Optional Field Gear

• Pocket knife or multi-tool

• Ear plugs

• Camera

• Extra warm clothing for late season departures, such as a down vest or jacket

Kitchen

• Utensils, plates, bowls, cups, pots, skillet, cooking utensils

• extra water for cooking, cleaning

• dish soap, wash cloth, towel, cooler with ice

• Snacks for hiking (granola bars, beef jerky, trail mix etc…)

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