An Authentic Canadian Rocky Mountain Experience

Gear List

Personal Gear List

(Guest will need to have these items with them the night before the trip to show the guide)

  • Wool and/or Synthetic Socks
  • Base Layer Top – Synthetic wool or Silk –for cold days
  • Mid-Insulation Layer Top – Pile(Fleece), light synthetic fill or wool sweater/jacket
  • Hiking Pants – Synthetic multipurpose pants
  • Light Wind Shell – Windproof, water resistant layer for high aerobic activity
  • Weather Layer Top – Gore-Tex or other waterproof breathable material
  • Weather Layer Pants – Gore-Tex or other waterproof breathable pants 
  • Warm Outer Jacket – Down or Synthetic for cold days
  • Toque – Wool or Synthetic Hat
  • Brimmed Cap or Sun Hat
  • Light Gloves
  • Gaiters – For wet weather and muddy trails
  • Shorts or convertible pants (For warm weather hiking)
  • Extra Clothing – Socks, underwear, top and bottom base layer
  • Wash kit – Soap, towel(face cloth size), brush, toothbrush, paste.
  • Insect Repellent – optional but worth it.
  • Ear plugs – optional
  • Personal Medicinal Drugs – pain, cold/flu, antihistamine, anti-inflammatory etc.
  • Reading Material – optional
  • Writing Material – optional
  • Headlamp or Flashlight – spare batteries
  • Camp Shoes – light sandals or crocs etc.
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun and Lip Cream
  • Water Bottle 1 liter min.
  • Blister kit
  • Camera – optional
  • Walking Stick or Ski Poles, recommended but optional
  • Hiking Boots – Must give good ankle support and have previously been worn to assure comfort.

Personal Equipment we can supply

  • Pack approx. 60 litre
  • Sleeping Bag and Liner
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Eating Bowl, Cup, Cutlery

 Group Camping Equipment (Provided by us)

  • Tent or Shelter
  • Light Tarp for cooking shelter
  • Multi-purpose cord
  • Stove and repair kit
  • Pots
  • Fuel
  • Lighter and Matches
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Pot lifters
  • Water Filter
  • Cleaning Scrubby and Soap
  • Group food
  • Food Hanging Set up
  • General Repair Kit – To repair packs, tents, clothing, etc.
  • Saw or Axe if appropriate
  • Fire Starter
  • Altimeter
  • Map and Compass
  • First Aid Kit
  • Emergency Sac – Nylon tarp or envelop sac to cover group or injured member
  • Emergency Contact Equipment

* If you need to purchase any personal equipment and have any questions feel free to contact us via email

Contact us

An Authentic Canadian Rocky Mountain Experience

We offer guided backpacking, and day hiking tours. We also offer customized adventures!! Send us an email or give us a call and we will begin planning your trip!!