Equipment List for Big Salmon River

- Big Salmon River with Kluane NP -


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 or small waterproof bag for the canoe trip
  • Daypack for the hiking trip
  • 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 ( Poncho is not suitable for canoeing)
  • Windbreaker
  • Rubber Boots for the canoe trip (can be rented from us)

 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. 

Please consider that your complete outfit should fit into the waterproof bag for the canoe trip.


- Big Salmon River with Kluane NP -

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