WMO Sea Kayaking

Equipment Check List for White Mountain Orientation Trip: Sea Kayaking

  • 1 sleeping bag with stuff sack: Temperature rating, a 35 to 45° Not cotton!
  • 1 closed-cell foam sleeping pad or inflatable pad (not an inflatable mattress).
  • 1 pair of shoes you can wear hiking (light boots or sneakers)
  • 1 pair shoes for water. Do not bring open-toed shoes.
  • Shoes for around camp
  • 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 fleece jacket (wind blocker if possible) or wool sweater
  • 1 fleece pants
  • 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 headlamp with fresh batteries
  • 3 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
  • Bug spray
  • Day pack

Optional Items:

  • Camera
  • Book
  • Crazy Creek Chair
  • Ear Plugs
  • Bug Head Net
  • Gaiters
  • Dry Bag (if you would rather bring your own)
  • Bivy

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