MANDATORY GEAR LIST

WHILE MOUNTAIN BIKING

Mountain Bike (no cyclo-cross bikes) 
ANSI approved bike helmet (each member MUST have one) 

WHILE PADDLING 

PFD (Coast Guard Type III) 
Waterproof Map Case – ONE PER TEAM (large baggies will work)
Paddle (canoe or kayak paddle)
Canoes will be provided (1 per team)

 Paddles and PFD’s are available for those that don't have their own

WHILE ON ROPES

TBD – gear will be available for use but details are forthcoming
All other climbing gear will be provided. No prior ropes experience is needed. 

GEAR TO BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES BY ONE PERSON 

Cell phone – ONE PER TEAM
Water-proof cell phone pouch or box heavily suggested – you WILL get wet
Writing utensil – pen recommended – Sharpie even better
Compass
First aid kit – suggested items

  • (3) 4″x4″ gauze pads
  • (1) roll of medical tape Antibacterial ointment or cream – 1/2 ounce min
  • 3″ wide Ace Bandage
  • (4) painkiller tablets (Acetaminophen, aspirin, etc.)
  • (4) anti-inflammatory tablets (Ibuprofen, etc.)
  • (4) electrolyte tablets (E-cap, potassium, glutamate, etc.)
  • (4) glucose tablets (available at all major drug stores)
  • Sunscreen 

GEAR TO BE CARRIED AT ALL TIMES BY EACH PERSON 

Hydration system – 16 ounce minimum
Official race bib or number visible over clothing


RECOMMENDED GEAR 

Water bottles or bladder – 50 ounce capacity)
Sunglasses
Bike gloves for bike and paddle
Extra compass
Bike multi-tool 
2 spare tubes
Patch kit 
Bike pump