Think Snow 

Suggested personal gear and equipment not provided

50 liter backpack (internal frame recommended)

Fanny pack or day pack

Winter sleeping bag

Headlamp or flashlight

50 liter backpack

Water bottle (2)

Skis and poles (metal edged skis recommended)

Ski boots (stiff soled, ankle height
boots offer better support and control
for touring and telemarking)

High-energy snack food


Map and Compass

*Climbing skins

*Avalanche transceiver
(457 kHz frequency required)

*Snow shovel

*Avalanche probe

*Skins, transceivers, shovels, and avalanche probes are available for rent, with instruction in their use.
1 insulated jacket (pile or down)

1 windproof (waterproof, breathable) over jacket (with hood) and pants (with leg zips)

2 pair poly-pro or synthetic underwear

2 pairs each liner socks and synthetic or
wool over socks

1 stocking cap

1 pair gaiters

1 pair each wool or poly pro liner gloves and
nylon overmitts

Sunglasses and/or ski goggles


Cotton garments are not recommended for winter wilderness travel!

Wear several light to medium weight synthetic layers for regulating body temperature rather than a single heavy layer.
Casual camp wear

Casual footwear
(e.g., insulated booties, moccasins, sandals)

Towel and/or washcloth

Extra batteries



Reading material

Small thermos

Extra gloves

500 N. River Street  Enterprise OR 97828    541-426-4887      or

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