• 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*
  • Mountain clothing (think warm and dry, remember layering) NO COTTON!
  • Base layer top and bottom of synthetic clothing or wool
  • Mid layer top of fleece or wool
  • Waterproof jacket and pants*
  • Down jacket and/or fleece
  • 2 Pair of waterproof mittens or gloves
  • 2 Warm hats
  • Neck gaiter or balaclava
  • Wool socks
  • Ski goggles (sunglasses optional)
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Sunscreen, Cameras 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 jacket and/or fleece
    • 2 Pair of waterproof mittens of gloves
    • 1 Warm hat
    • Neck gaiter or balaclava
    • Wool socks
    • Eye protection (sunglasses an/or ski goggles)
    • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
    • Positive attitude
    • Optional items: Sunscreen, Cameras 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 and/or mountaineering tool*
  • Headlamp w/batteries
  • Avalanche shovel
  • Avalanche probe
  • Avalanche beacon
  • 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 jacket and/or fleece
  • 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)
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Sunscreen, cameras, crazy creek chairs® 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*
  • 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 jacket and/or fleece
  • 1 - 2 Pair of waterproof mittens of gloves
  • 2 Warm hats /or balaclava
  • Wool socks
  • Sunglasses an/or ski goggles
  • Lunch and snacks (granola bars, trail mix, PwerBars® , Cliff Bars® , bagels w/peanut butter)
  • Positive attitude
  • Optional items: Sunscreen, cameras 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