While what you bring is up to you, we highly encourage everyone running this trail to have everything on the main list, for everyone’s fun and safety.

Gear List:

  • Pack w/hydration system or handheld bottles (2 x500ml) — water for refills is readily available on the route
  • Long sleeved top (med-heavy weight – no cotton)
  • Waterproof/windproof jacket
  • Gloves (no cotton)
  • Hat (no cotton)
  • Headlamp with extra batteries (if flights are delayed, you may find yourself running through the night)
  • Whistle
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Bear Spray (encounters are possible, black bears only)
  • Enough food to carry you through the 34 miles of rough terrain. 
  • GPS device w/map of course downloaded (mobile phone or other)

Recommended Gear:

  • SOS compatible device (inReach or similar)
  • Sunglasses
  • Waterproof pants (to stay dry and warm if stuck in place)
  • 1st Aid / Foot Care / Personal Medication
  • Extra layers / Socks, etc.
  • Extra phone/headlamp batteries
  • Trekking pole(s) to cross the Taylor River