WHAT TO TAKE LISTS

HUNTING TRIPS

Weight Limit: 50 lbs

This list is for guidance only. Temperatures will probably range from 20° to 50°F, but you should be prepared for -20° to +70°F. Layers of lightweight clothing, which can be added or taken off depending on your comfort level, are preferred over heavy weight coats. Pack all of your belongings in a stout duffle or side zipper bag marked with your name and address. Plastic freezer bags are handy pack articles and keep them clean and dry. We provide cots and foam pads.

Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary preferences.

  • Rifle in the 30-06 category with a 4-power scope – Bring a rifle you are familiar with and are used to shooting. Caliber isn’t as important as your ability to hit where you aim under all conditions.
  • Ammunition – 2 boxes
  • OR
  • Bow, bow sling and arrows. We will have a target in camp to sight in your bow.
  • 1 liter minimum canteen or water bottle and water filter
  • Down or wool clothing is good, but you should have outer garments that will shed moisture.
  • Blaze orange vest that is at least 400 square inches is required for rifle hunters.
  • Day pack – this is handy to carry lunches and needed items.
  • Sleeping bag – 5 lb down or polyfill or 2 lightweight bags
  • Boots – 2 pair. One for hunting and one for wearing around camp. Heavy Vibram soles or pack boots are not recommended for riding.
  • Gaiters
  • Wool socks – several pair
  • Wool pants
  • Coats – at least one should be wool or water repellent
  • Thermal underwear – 2 pair of winter weight
  • Shirts – warm
  • Gloves and mittens – several pair
  • Hat or cap that will cover your ears
  • Hunting knife
  • Binoculars – lightweight, 10 power with a rangefinder
  • Compass

SUMMER PACK TRIPS

Weight Limit: 30 lbs

This list is for guidance only. Temperatures will probably range from 40° to 90°F. We provide cots and foam pads in Grizzly Creek camp. Pack all of your belongings in a stout duffle or side zipper bag marked with your name and address. Plastic freezer bags are handy pack articles and keep them clean and dry. Bring only what you are sure you are going to need. Go light and enjoy the trip!

Please let us know if you have any allergies or dietary preferences.

  • Warm, lightweight sleeping bag
  • Rain gear – jacket and pants
  • 1 liter or larger canteen or water bottle
  • Riding boots or laced boots for riding, well broken in hiking boots for side trips, slip-on shoes for in camp (Vibram soled shoes/boots not recommended for riding)
  • Gaiters for walking through wet grass
  • Sweater/fleece and warm jacket
  • Broad-brimmed hat (straw or felt), gloves, neckerchief
  • Trousers or blue jeans (if softened) – 2 pair
  • Two or three shirts
  • Several pairs of socks – at least one wool
  • Warm sweatpants or thermal underwear and shirt with a hood for sleeping
  • Soap, towels, washcloths
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Lip balm to prevent chapped lips
  • Headlight or flashlight and extra batteries
  • Hand lotion
  • Mosquito repellent
  • Prescription medicine
  • Camera and extra batteries
  • Pocket knife and matches
  • Fishing tackle – Fishing rods must be in metal or plastic cases not exceeding 42”. We recommend #4 or #5 weight for fly rods. If possible, purchase your flies and lures at a local fly shop.