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Equipment List for Blackstone River

- Blackstone River -


Equipment List

Personal gear you should bring along :

  • Sleeping bag, suitable for light frost, down or synthetic
  • Sleeping pad, preferred Therm A Rest. 
  • Waterproof bag ( Seabag) for your personal gear during canoe trip, min. 70 Liters
  • Daypack
  • Water bottle
  • Sewing kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Pocket knife
  • Mosquito repellant (best, bought in Whitehorse)
  • Whistle
  • Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Soap (biodegradable), Kleenex, Toilet paper (1 Roll), Towel, Sunscreen, Personal Medication
  • broken in hiking boots
  • Rain pants
  • Rain jacket - best bet : Gore Tex
  • Windbreaker
  • Neoprene Booties  with very firm sole for the canoe trip

 Personal gear you might bring along:

  • Foto - think about waterproof storage ( best bet : Pelican Case)
  • Binoculars
  • Underwear
  • 3 pair of socks
  • 2 long pants, fast drying
  • 1Longjohn
  • 2 T- Shirts
  • 1 long sleeve T- Shirt
  • 1 Long sleeve shirt, light one
  • Fleece Jacket, or sweater
  • light gloves for paddling

 This list contains the basic equipment required to complete the trip comfortably. According to your personal preference, you can certainly substitute items, 
 or add necessary things. But - please try to keep the amount of gear as small as possible. The tendency to bring too much is very common.


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