Jackson Hole Mountain Guides

If you have any questions, please give us a call at 1-800.239.7642

Grand Teton Equipment List





Objective Dependent – Scarpa footwear is available at Jackson Hole Mountain Guides for rent. JHMG also carries a selection of rock shoes for rent.


  • Mountain Boots: Trips before  July 15,  require a crampon compatible mountain boot – Guide Pick: Scarpa Zodiac Tech  (Available for rent)
  • Rock Shoes for technical rock routes (Available for rent)
  • Socks: 2-4 pairs: sized for your boots and blister prevention
Upper Layers
Bottom Layers
On the trail
  • Alpine Climbing Pack. Internal frame only. 45 to 5O L for 3 or 4 day trip. Large enough to fit all your personal gear plus ten pounds of food and water.  (Available for rent)  OR Guide Pick: PCT 55 Pack
  • Sleeping Bag. Down or Synthetic (Available for rent) OR Bishop Pass 30F
  • Water Bottles (2-3 L/Qt.) or H2O hydration system
  • Water Treatment – Steripen or other
  • Closed-toed camp shoes (optional)
  • Stuff Sacks: zip lock bags
  • Dark Sunglasses
  • Extra Contact Lenses
  • Sun Hat or Visor
  • Sunscreen (35+SPF)
  • Lip Balm
  • Headlamp and Fresh Batteries
  • First Aid – minimal: blister care, analgesic, etc.
  • Lunch, snacks & drink mix.
  • Misc Items: minimal: light knife, camera,
    bandana, camp suds, wash cloth, etc.
  • Sleeping bag liner (if using one of our bags at high camp)
Recommended & Optional Items
  • Trekking Poles
  • Camera and batteries, spare memory card
  • Insoles: custom or aftermarket
Cold Weather Considerations:

Early and late season temperatures require warmer clothing. You may consider additional clothing if you get cold easily or if it is unusually cold or windy.

  • Buff
  • Sleeping bag rated to 15F Guide Pick Bishope Pass 15F
  • Extra down vest or jacket (June and September)
  • Expedition weight long underwear (June and September)
  • Extra gloves (June and September)

**Jackson Hole Mountain Guides supplies all the rock climbing gear, harnesses, helmets, locking carabiners & belay/rappel devices, crampons, and ice axes. However, you are welcome to bring your own equipment. Please coordinate with our office for gear checks. Backpacks, rock shoes, and boots can all be rented in our Jackson office for $10 per day.

For your safety and comfort, bring synthetic and or natural fiber clothing for insulation. Cotton is NOT acceptable and down must be kept dry. Clothing should be able to layer without encumbering movement.

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