The only gear we will provide are the snowshoes or skis.  You must indicate this on the registration form 2 days prior to the event! 


  • Wicking layer-This is your non-cotton, undergarment layer.  
  • Warmth layer-This is your fluffy, warm wool, down, or poly coat/sweaters etc.
  • Waterproof layer:  Rain jacket with hood, waterproof pants or similar
  • Wool socks (2 pr)
  • Gloves (2 pr)
  • Sturdy waterproof boots  (No Canvas tennis shoes)
  • Wool hat (2)
  • Liter of water
  • Energy snacks
  • Lightweight tarp
  • Flashlite with WORKING BATTERIES
  • Compass-Do not rely on your cell phone for navigation!
  • Matches/lighter
  • Knife or leatherman
  • Plastic Bags
  • Para cord or lightweight rope
  • Sunglasses


These items are suggestions.  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE for your own gear and knowing how to use it.  If you are un-sure, please attend the training on Mink Creek on Jan. 27!

The only gear we will provide are the snowshoes or skis.  You must indicate this on the registration form 2 days prior to the event!


The items list below are suggestions.  YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE for your own gear and knowing how to use it.  If you are un-sure, please attend the trainingon Mink Creek on Jan. 27!