Mt. Shuksan Women's Skills Seminar Washington  •  9,127'  •  2782m
Gear List

IMG Mt. Shuksan Women's Seminar Gear List

This equipment list is meant to help you compile your personal gear for a mountaineering expedition. Most items are required. Please consider each item carefully and be sure you understand the function of each piece of equipment before you substitute or delete items. Keep in mind that this list has been carefully compiled by the expedition organizer. Don't cut corners on the quality of your gear.

[  ]Long underwear top and bottom (light or medium weight)
[  ]Expedition weight long underwear top
[  ]Fleece or soft shell jacket ***
[  ]Stretchy, dense weave synthetic climbing pants
[  ]Waterproof/ breathable shell with hood ***
[  ]Waterproof/ breathable pants (full side zips preferred) ***
[  ]Warm, roomy down or synthetic jacket with hood (not an 8000 meter jacket) ***
[  ]Wool or fleece hat
[  ]Insulated ski or climbing gloves ***
[  ]Fleece or lightweight climbing gloves
[  ]Heavy wool or synthetic socks with liners (one extra change)
[  ]Baseball or sun cap
[  ]T-shirt
[  ]Nylon Hiking shorts or pants

[  ]Full size internal frame pack, 55 to 65 liters (around 4,000 cu. in.) ***
[  ]Sleeping bag with stuff sack, rated to at least 20°F.
[  ]Sleeping pad
[  ]Plastic mountaineering boots *** or leather climbing boots — must be rigid soled and insulated. Leather climbing boots are best for climbing in mid-summer.
[  ]Full or ankle length gaiters
[  ]12 Point adjustable crampons, fitted to your boots ***
[  ]Sunscreen and lip balm
[  ]Ice Axe, 60 or 70 cm. in length, with wrist leash ***
[  ]Climbing harness with adjustable leg loops ***
[  ]Climbing helmet ***
[  ]3 Carabiners (One locking pear shaped)
[  ]One sewn webbing sling or tied 6 mm prussik loop (approx. 24" diameter)
[  ]24' of 6 mm perlon rope
[  ]Adjustable ski poles ***
[  ]LED Headlamp, bring an extra set of batteries
[  ]Dark glasses, UV rated with side protection (wrap around or side shields)
[  ]Double lens ski goggles or spare glasses
[  ]Two wide-mouth plastic water bottles, 1 liter capacity
[  ]Pocket knife
[  ]Plastic bowl, plastic insulated mug, spoon
[  ]Camera. The smaller and more convenient the camera the more opportunity you will have to photograph the climb.
[  ]Personal lunch food for six days. Bring a variety of your favorite foods. Include easy to eat snacks for the trail.
[  ]Light toiletries: toothbrush and paste, small roll of t.p., ear plugs for sleeping
[  ]Personal FA kit to include moleskin, a few Band-Aids, tape, aspirin, Advil, etc. Also consider bringing water treatment tablets and/or insect repellant depending on the season.
[  ]2-3 Large heavy duty plastic garbage bags.

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