Gear Checklist

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Summer and Winter Gear:

  • Food and Condiments (Salt, Pepper, and Cooking Oil Provided)

  • Water and Water Bottles

  • Headlamp with Good Batteries

  • Compass

  • Map of Weston Pass

  • Layered Clothing

    • A windproof but breathable shell his highly advisable, wear lots of layers.

  • Warm Sleeping Bag

    • The bag should have rating of at least zero degrees, and warmer bag is better.

  • Internal Frame Backpack

  • Multitool

  • Duct tape

  • Sunglasses or Goggles

    • Goggles will improve visibility and enhance comfort in heavy snowstorms

  • Sunscreen and Insect Repellent

Optional Gear and Supplies:

  • Camera or Cellphone with Camera

  • Binoculars

  • Coffee, Tea, or Other Beverages

  • Ski Sled as an Alternative to Pack

  • GPS

  • Day Pack

 

Winter Gear:

  • Trek Equipment

    • Backcountry Skis and Poles

      • Climbing Skins for Backcountry Skis

    • Or Snowshoes and Poles

    • Or Snowboard, Snowshoes, and Poles

    • Or Snowmobile

  • Avalanche Safety Equipment

    • Avalanche Shovel

    • One Avalanche Transceiver per Person

    • Avalanche Probe Poles

  • Extra Layers of Clothing and a Breathable Shell

Summer Gear:

  • Trek Equipment:

    • Hiking Boots

    • Walking Sticks

  • Rain Gear

  • Automobile Tools

    • Spare Tire

    • Basic Toolset

    • Jumper Cables