Day Trip



  • Backpack (bigger than your book bag)
  • 2 liters of water in Nalgene bottles
  • Extra food and snacks
  • 10 Essentials
  • Hiking Boots
  • Skis, Snowshoes, or travel mediums
  • Money for food and gas
  • Sun Protection (Hat, Sunglasses, Lotion)
  • First Aid Kit


  • Base-layer shirt and pants (polypropylene, Coolmax, Capaline)


  • Insulation layer (Mid-weight fleece or wool tops and bottoms)


  • Heavy outer layer (Primaloft or heavy fleece)


  • Windproof/Waterproof Jacket and pants (Quality!)


  • Warm socks (wool or synthetic)


  • Underwear


  • T-Shirt (synthetic)


  • Hiking pants/shorts (Nylon or synthetic, no jeans or khakis)


  • Warm wool or fleece hat and gloves
  • NO COTTON - Cotton holds water and sweat and will make you cold, wear only synthetic fibers.

Optional Items

  • Binoculars
  • Camera
  • Mosquito Net/Spray
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