Have your skis been used lately? Make sure they are tuned and waxed if necessary.
Nordic ski poles & boots (one set per person)
If you’re borrowing skis and/or boots, make sure the boots fit in the bindings.
Nordic ski socks (one pair per person – wool suggested)
Jacket, pants, base layers (wool suggested), hat, and gloves or mittens
If it’s cold or windy out, consider a balaclava or neck gaiter.
Sunglasses, sunscreen and lip balm with SPF (30+)
Backpack or Hydration Pack (depending on how serious a venture you’re making)
Filled water bottle (If not bringing a hydration pack)
Credit card, cash and photo ID
Permits or park passes
Map or trail/route guide book (with waterproof case or in Ziploc bag)
Tell someone where you are going as well or leave an itinerary in your car.
First-Aid Kit (Adventure Medical Kits suggested)
Matches and/or lighter in waterproof container
Duct Tape (smaller amounts available in camping section)
Bungee cord or prepackaged repair kit
Camera , binoculars, multifunction watch and compass
Headlamp or flashlight and extra batteries
Knife or multi-tool
Whistle or other noise maker and signaling mirror
Snacks - Trail mix is my favorite. Granola or energy bars are great too
Change of clothing, water and snacks for afterwards
Other items you may want to consider:
Emergency fire starter
Extra day of food supplies
Emergency shelter (tent, tarp or emergency blanket)
Hand warmers or foot warmers (HeatMax or Grabber suggested)
Is your dog coming with? Doggy poop bags.
Free USPS Priority Mail Shipping is available on most orders over $99 to the Continental U.S., but does not apply to some oversized items. Orders under $99 are subject to the following shipping rates:
USPS Priority: $7.95
FedEx Ground: $14.95
FedEx 2-Day: $49.95
FedEx Overnight: $99.95
If you have any questions about shipping, please contact us at 800-257-7666.