Jackson Hole Mountain Guides

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Grand Teton Equipment List

 

Footwear

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

  • Sticky Rubber Approach Shoes: required for all mid-summer climbs. (mid-July through Sept) – Guide Pick: Scarpa Crux or Scarpa Kalipe  (Available for rent)

OR

  • 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 pair: sized for your boots and blister prevention
Upper Layers
  • Synthetic/Wool Long Underwear Top
  • OR
  • Synthetic/ Wool Sun Hoody
  • Synthetic T-shirt
  • Insulating Jacket: lightweight fleece or synthetic
  • Soft Shell: fleece or pile
  • Rain Jacket: waterproof/breathable with hood
Bottom Layers
  • Synthetic/Wool Long Underwear Bottom
  • Hiking Short or Pant for approach
  • Synthetic Climbing Pant
  • Rain Pant
Accessories
  • Hat: lightweight to medium weight warm hat – sleek enough to be worn under a helmet
  • Gloves:  BRING TWO PAIR.one lightweight to medium weight pair – synthetic or fleece material. If snow route, shell also recommended.
On the trail
  • Alpine Climbing Pack. Internal frame only. 45 to 5O L for 2 or 4 day trip. Large enough to fit all your personal gear plus ten pounds of food and water.
  • Sleeping Bag. You will need to bring one or you can rent one for $5 per day
  • 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.
Recommended & Optional Items
  • Trekking Poles
  • Camera and batteries, spare memory card
  • Insoles: custom or after market
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
  • Extra down vest or jacket
  • Expedition weight long underwear
  • Extra gloves

**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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