Snowshoe poles or trekking/Nordic walking poles with snow baskets (one set per person)
Waterproof boots & wool socks (one pair per person)
Jacket, pants, base layers (wool suggested), hat, and gloves or mittens
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, watch and compass
Headlamp or flashlight (extra batteries)
Knife or multi-tool
Whistle or other noise maker
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 (many of these are only if you are going off trail skiing):
Balaclava or neck gaiter
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.