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Weekend Climbing Trip

A 2-3-day climbing trip.

Toiletries and personal care

  • Toothbrush, toothpaste, floss
  • Biodegradable soap or shampoo
  • Camp towel
  • Strong sunscreen
  • Lip balm w/SPF
  • Insect repellent
  • Moisturizing hand crème (to avoid split fingers, etc.)
    The Climb On! Bar is a great option.

Clothing

  • Underwear
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 pairs of hiking socks
  • Long pants
  • Shorts
  • Belt
  • Lightweight long-sleeve sweater
  • Medium-weight sweater or fleece jacket
  • Medium to heavy trail hikers
  • Flip-flops or sandals
  • Baseball cap, boonie hat, etc.
  • Bandana or buff
  • Rainproof jacket with hood
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves

Food and drink

  • Insulated cup, bowl and spork
  • Canteen or water bottle
  • Fire flint, lighter, matches and other fire-making implements
  • Stove and fuel
  • Cookset
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Energy bars
  • Backpacking food
  • Water containers
  • Water filter or chemical purification
  • A few Ziploc bags

Medicine

  • First-aid kit
  • Prescription medicine
  • Glasses and/or contact lenses

Miscellaneous

  • Sunglasses
  • Knife and multi-tool
  • Sturdy notebook and pen
  • Emergency cash
  • Emergency phone numbers
  • Hand shovel
  • Hand chain saw

Luggage and security

  • Backpack and optional pack rain cover
  • Multipitch climbing pack

Camp

  • Tent
  • Sleeping pad
  • Sleeping bag

Sports gear

  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Rock shoes
  • Chalk
  • Climbing rope
  • Rope bag and tarp
  • Protection gear
  • Quick draws
  • ATC device for belay and rappel
  • Belay gloves
  • Personal anchor system
  • Slings
  • Locking carabiners

Gadgets

  • Cell phone
  • Headlamp and flashlight with extra batteries
  • Map of the region, compass and GPS (optional)
  • PLB or SPOT
  • Walkie Talkie and/or CB radio
  • Camera with extra memory and batteries
  • Watch with alarm
  • Solar charger
  • Car charger for the iPhone

Clothing

  • Long underwear (top and bottom)
    - for cold weather

To do

  • Notify someone of your plans
  • Activate proper SPOT profile
  • Delete old pictures from camera
  • Charge and replace batteries in all electronic devices
  • Download maps to GPS

Miscellaneous

  • 25ft of 550 Parachute or accessory cord

To do

  • Print out topo, maps, guides, etc.