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Gear Checklist

WHAT WE PROVIDE:

INDIVIDUAL GEAR
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  • Backpack, including rain cover

  • Sleeping bag

  • Sleeping pad (at NBN, we use foam pads for versatility, if you would like an inflatable pad, we recommend bringing your own)

  • Tent (you will be able to pick your tent partner, or choose a single-person tent — you will not have to share a tent with someone outside your party)

  • Trekking poles

  • Bug nets

GROUP GEAR
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  • All cookware

  • Stoves/ fuel

  • Water purification

Food: NBN will provide all food — snacks, breakfast, lunch, dinner and desserts.  We are pleased and able to cater to all dietary restrictions, just make sure you fill out the health questionnaire.

SAFETY
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  • First aid kit

  • Satellite phone

  • Bear spray

SANITATION
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  • Hand soap

  • Dish washing station

  • Hand sanitizer

  • Toilet paper and trowel

WHAT TO BRING:

(Click the links to see examples of recommended gear)

CLOTHING
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(Try to avoid cotton; synthetic layers will keep you dry and warm.)

PERSONAL ITEMS
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  • Headlamp

  • Chapstick

  • Sunscreen

  • 2-3 liters water carrying capacity (we recommend a bladder system while hiking, and a reusable bottle to make camp life easier)

  • Handkerchief

  • Toiletries — toothbrush, toothpaste, floss; only the essentials (we recommend storing these items in a quart-sized ziploc bag with your name written on it)

  • Wet wipes (store these in a ziploc to portion out the appropriate amount for trip length)

  • Medications

Click the link for information about women’s hygiene in the backcountry.

GRATUITY
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  • Gratuity is extremely appreciated by your guide, industry standard is 15-20%.

LUXURY ITEMS
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Feel free to bring your own gear, such as backpack, sleeping bag, tent, etc., just bring it to the pre-trip meeting to make sure it is appropriate for the trip’s conditions. 

 

Reach out to us at any time while packing with any questions and concerns, we’d love to help!

406.203.4454

nomadicbynaturetours@gmail.com