• 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Shoes that can get wet. Must at a minimum have a heal strap (Chacos, Tevas, or old running shoes)*
  • Bathing suit (or other clothes you can swim in)
  • Mid layer top of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof jacket and pants*
  • Sunglasses (we have retaining straps available to borrow)
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • A bag to leave in the car with a warm change of clothes, a rain jacket, and a towel)
  • Sunscreen and sun hat
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Camera, etc.

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

  • Day pack (25-35 Liters)*
  • Climbing helmet, shoes, harness*
  • 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Sturdy closed-toe shoes*
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof jacket and pants*
  • Sunglasses
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • Sunscreen
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Camera, chalk bag etc.

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

  • Day pack (25-35 Liters)*
  • 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Cross country skis and boots*
  • Ski poles*
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof jacket and pants*
  • Down/synthetic puffy jacket*
  • 2 Pair of waterproof mittens or gloves
  • Warm hat
  • Neck gaiter or balaclava
  • Wool socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Camera, etc.

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

Cross Country Ski Packing List for download

  • Large day pack (2000-3000 cu.)*
  • 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Mountaineering boots*
  • Crampons*
  • Mountaineering tool or technical tools*
  • Mountain clothing (think warm and dry, remember layering) NO COTTON!
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top and bottom of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof top and bottom*
  • Down/synthetic puffy jacket*
  • 2 Pair of waterproof mittens of gloves
  • 1 Warm hat
  • Neck gaiter or balaclava
  • Wool socks
  • Eye protection (sunglasses an/or ski goggles)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Camera, etc.

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

Ice Climbing Packing List for download

  •  Large day pack (2000-3000 cu.)*
  • 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Board or skis, Boots, Touring Bindings, Climbing Skins*
  • Trekking poles*
  • Headlamp w/batteries*
  • Avalanche beacon, shovel, probe*
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top and bottom of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof top and bottom*
  • Down/synthetic puffy jacket*
  • 2 Pair of waterproof mittens of gloves
  • 2 Warm hats
  • Wool socks
  • Synthetic or wool sock liners (optional)
  • Eye protection (sunglasses an/or ski goggles)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: camera, etc

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

Backcountry Skills Course or AvalancheTraining Packing List for download

  • Day pack (25-35 Liters)*
  • 2 Liters of water in a durable bottle (2 large mouth Nalgenes® recommended)
  • Hiking boots (well broken in, waterproof)*
  • Trekking poles*
  • Snowshoes*
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top and bottom of fleece or wool*
  • Waterproof top and bottom*
  • Down/synthetic puffy jacket*
  • 1 - 2 Pair of waterproof mittens of gloves
  • 2 Warm hats /or balaclava
  • Wool socks
  • Sunglasses an/or ski goggles
  • Sunscreen
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Any medications you may need
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Camera, etc.

*These items are available through the Outdoor Recreation Program (ORP). If you are participating in an ORP Trip or Course rental is free.

Winter Snowshoe and 1/2 Day Hike Packing List for download