WMO NH Adventures (Field Based)

Equipment Check List For White Mountain Orientation Trip: New Hampshire Adventures

  • 1 sleeping bag or twin sheets with comforter
  • 1 closed-cell foam sleeping pad or inflatable pad (not an inflatable mattress).
  • 1 pair of lightweight hiking boot ~ broken in before you arrive!
  • 1 pair sneakers/running shoes
  • 1 pair of shoes for the water: Do not bring open-toed shoes.
  • 2-3 pairs of medium weight wool hiking socks No Cotton!
  • Underwear as needed
  • Sports Bras (women)
  • 1-2 pairs shorts, loose-fitting, synthetic
  • 1 pair long pants, loose-fitting, synthetic
  • 1 bathing suit
  • T-shirts: 1-2 synthetic OR 2-3 synthetic/cotton (50/50 blend)
  • 1 long-sleeve shirt: cotton/synthetic blend or polypropylene
  • 1 synthetic fleece jacket (wind blocker if possible) or wool sweater
  • 1 rain jacket and pants
  • 1 brimmed cap
  • 1 wool or synthetic fleece hat for warmth at night
  • Any medications you will need to take during the trip (allergy meds, etc.)
  • 2 one-quart water bottles. You must have these water bottles!
  • 1 small flashlight or LED headlamp with fresh batteries
  • 2 heavy plastic garbage bags
  • 1 unbreakable cup with handle
  • 1 unbreakable bowl
  • 1 spork
  • 1 pocket knife to be used for cooking
  • 1 toilet kit: toothbrush and small tube of toothpaste, lip balm & sunscreen
  • 1 bandanna or handkerchief
  • 1 pair sunglasses or clip-ons
  • 2 pairs glasses or contact lenses (if needed)
  • Women: bring any feminine sanitary products you expect you will need
  • 2 small towels
  • 1 small notebook and pencil
  • Daypack

Optional Items

  • Wash Cloth
  • Book
  • Camera
  • Crazy Creek Chair
  • Trekking poles
  • Gaiters
  • Ear Plugs
  • Bug head net

Equipment if you have your own and want it:

  • PFD
  • Small dry bag
  • Climbing shoes
  • Climbing Harness
  • Climbing Helmet
  • Surfboard
  • Wetsuit

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