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Whitewater Rafting Packing List – Multi-Day Trips

SLEEPING & SHELTER

  • Tent – lightweight, backpacking type
  • Sleeping pad – ensolite or similar
  • Sleeping bag – lightweight, compact, backpacking type

RIVER CLOTHING

  • Hat for sun protection
  • Polypro or synthetic layers (top & bottoms)
  • Shorts or swimsuit – quick drying
  • Tennis shoes or sport sandals with straps
  • Wool or polypro socks
  • Rain parka and pants

AVOID COTTON ON A WHITEWATER RIVER!

CAMP CLOTHING

  • Short sleeved shirt
  • Long sleeved shirt
  • Jacket or sweater (fleece recommended)
  • Shorts
  • Long pants
  • Camp shoes or lightweight hiking boots
  • Wool or fleece hat
  • Gloves or mittens (early trips)

PERSONAL

  • Toiletries
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm with sunscreen
  • Flashlight or headlamp
  • Prescription medications
  • Sunglasses with retainer strap
  • Retainer strap for prescription glasses
  • Biodegradable soap and small towel
  • Lotion
  • Personal Water Bottle

OPTIONAL

  • Alcoholic beverages – in unbreakable containers, beer in limited quantity
  • Pocket knife
  • Camp chair – folding, compact only
  • Camera and film in water proof container
  • Binoculars
  • Reading or writing material
  • Insect repellant
  • Fishing gear and license
  • Small waterproof day bag for items you need access to on the boat- we provide 1 large group day bag per boat