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* proper backpack
 
* proper backpack
 
* sturdy boots (hiking or mountaineering)
 
* sturdy boots (hiking or mountaineering)
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* hiking socks
 
* non-cotton pants (no jeans!)
 
* non-cotton pants (no jeans!)
 
* non-cotton top
 
* non-cotton top
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* toque (hat)
 
* toque (hat)
 
* gloves
 
* gloves
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* (ski) socks
 
* head lamp + fresh batteries
 
* head lamp + fresh batteries
 
* pocket knife
 
* pocket knife
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''Depending on your preference:''  
 
''Depending on your preference:''  
* ski boots, skis, skins  
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* skis, skins, ski boots
* splitboard, binding, boots
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* splitboard, bindings, skins, boots
 
* snowshoes, hiking boots, gaiters
 
* snowshoes, hiking boots, gaiters
 
'''Make sure you have gear that fits together'''
 
'''Make sure you have gear that fits together'''
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* crampons / ski crampons  
 
* crampons / ski crampons  
 
* harness etc
 
* harness etc
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* helmet
  
 
* '''know the Avalanche forecast'''
 
* '''know the Avalanche forecast'''
 
* '''know the weather forecast'''
 
* '''know the weather forecast'''
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===Shared essentials===
 
===Shared essentials===
 
* sun screen
 
* sun screen
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===Life is a lot better with===
 
===Life is a lot better with===
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* lip balm
 
* gaiters
 
* gaiters
 
* fleece pants
 
* fleece pants
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* dinner and breakfast
 
* dinner and breakfast
 
* toothbrush
 
* toothbrush
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===Shared essentials===
 
===Shared essentials===
 
ski day trip items plus
 
ski day trip items plus
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* pot + matching pot gripper
 
* pot + matching pot gripper
 
* winter-tent with poles and pegs
 
* winter-tent with poles and pegs
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* [[SPOT]] satellite device (can be rented from the club)
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===Life is a lot better with===
 
===Life is a lot better with===
 
ski day trip items plus
 
ski day trip items plus
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* ear plugs
 
* ear plugs
 
* fuel for lantern if hut trip
 
* fuel for lantern if hut trip
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 +
==Small children==
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If you have a small child/baby/toddler, you might also want to consider:
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* their skis/boots/snowshoes/crampons/etc.
 +
* toboggan
 +
* potty
 +
* diaper(s)
 +
* cloth
 +
* shovel/bucket
 +
* stuffy
 +
* cup
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* some extra clothes in case of unplanned events
  
 
[[Category:Tips]]
 
[[Category:Tips]]

Latest revision as of 02:03, 7 April 2017

Below, you find a bunch of useful gear lists for a variety of trips. If you are going on a trip, make sure that you have all the personal essentials with you. If you are inexperienced and don't have an item on this list, let the trip organizer know and ask what you should do. Don't just leave the item behind.

Also, make sure before that at least someone in the group is bringing the shared essentials.

For the gear in the section titled 'life is a lot better with', you have more leeway. Obviously, this is a very subjective list, and you have to decide whether the added comfort is worth the added weight.

Finally, here is a great slideshow courtesy of Christian Veenstra on how to pack your bag. It's aimed at ski hut trips, but has lots of useful info. [1]

Summer day trip

Personal essentials

  • proper backpack
  • sturdy boots (hiking or mountaineering)
  • hiking socks
  • non-cotton pants (no jeans!)
  • non-cotton top
  • warm jacket (fleece or down)
  • waterproof jacket
  • waterproof pants
  • long underwear (top and bottom)
  • toque (hat)
  • gloves
  • head lamp + fresh batteries
  • pocket knife
  • whistle
  • lighter or waterproof matches
  • sun glasses
  • sun hat
  • 2L (at least) water
  • lunch + snacks
  • toilet paper
  • gas money (bring change)

Shared essentials

  • sun screen
  • map
  • compass
  • first aid kit (including any personal medication you might need)
  • SPOT satellite device (can be rented from the club)

Life is a lot better with

  • hiking poles
  • gaiters
  • bug repellent
  • GPS

Summer Overnight Trip

Personal essentials

summer day trip items plus

  • eating utensils and bowl
  • sleeping bag (≈0°C)
  • sleeping pad
  • dinner and breakfast
  • toothbrush

Shared Essentials

summer day trip items plus

  • stove with fuel (125ml pp/night)
  • pot + matching pot gripper
  • tent with poles and pegs
  • SPOT satellite device (can be rented from the club)

Life is a lot better with

summer day trip items plus

  • sandals/crocs
  • water treatment
  • ear plugs
  • fuel for lantern if hut trip

Mountaineering/Glacier trip

Personal Essentials

see summer day or overnight trip

  • harness
  • two prusiks
  • locking biners
  • crampons (check fit to boots)
  • 3/4 or full shank mountaineering boots
  • ice axe

Shared Essentials

  • rope
  • picket
  • SPOT satellite device (can be rented from the club)

Rock Climbing Gear

Personal essentials

  • harness
  • helmet
  • belay device
  • locking biners
  • slings
  • anchor sling
  • stretchy pants over-knee long
  • t-shirt etc
  • light jacket for multi-pitch
  • snacks/lunch
  • 2L (at least) water
  • sun protection

Shared Essentials

  • rope
  • quickdraws
  • rock-rack (for trad)

Life is a lot better with

  • chalk-bag
  • approach shoes
  • comfy shoes for hanging out

Winter Day Trip

Personal essentials

  • proper backpack
  • long underwear (top and bottom)
  • midlayer
  • warm jacket (fleece or down)
  • waterproof jacket
  • waterproof pants
  • toque (hat)
  • gloves
  • (ski) socks
  • head lamp + fresh batteries
  • pocket knife
  • whistle
  • lighter or waterproof matches
  • large plastic bag for emergency shelter
  • sun glasses or goggles
  • 2L (at least) water
  • lunch + snacks
  • toilet paper
  • gas money (bring change)
  • digital avalanche transceiver (beacon) + fresh batteries (non-rechargeable)
  • shovel
  • probe
  • ski or hiking poles with large plates

Depending on your preference:

  • skis, skins, ski boots
  • splitboard, bindings, skins, boots
  • snowshoes, hiking boots, gaiters

Make sure you have gear that fits together

Depending on the trip. If not sure, ask the trip organizer:

  • ice axe
  • crampons / ski crampons
  • harness etc
  • helmet
  • know the Avalanche forecast
  • know the weather forecast

Shared essentials

  • sun screen
  • map
  • compass
  • first aid kit
  • ski/binding repair kit
  • SPOT satellite device (can be rented from the club)

Life is a lot better with

  • lip balm
  • gaiters
  • fleece pants
  • ski-helmet
  • snow saw
  • rutschblock cord
  • loupe
  • crystal card
  • CAC Avaluator card

Winter Overnight

Personal essentials

ski day trip items plus

  • additional warm clothing
  • fleece pants
  • eating utensils and bowl
  • sleeping bag (≈-10°C)
  • 4-season sleeping pad
  • dinner and breakfast
  • toothbrush

Shared essentials

ski day trip items plus

  • ski day trip items plus
  • stove with fuel (400ml pp/night)
  • pot + matching pot gripper
  • winter-tent with poles and pegs
  • SPOT satellite device (can be rented from the club)

Life is a lot better with

ski day trip items plus

  • hut booties
  • water treatment
  • ear plugs
  • fuel for lantern if hut trip

Small children

If you have a small child/baby/toddler, you might also want to consider:

  • their skis/boots/snowshoes/crampons/etc.
  • toboggan
  • potty
  • diaper(s)
  • cloth
  • shovel/bucket
  • stuffy
  • cup
  • some extra clothes in case of unplanned events