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Jackson Hole Mountain Guides

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Multi – Day Summer Climb Equipment List


Our multi-day trips expand a variety of different types of terrain.  If you have questions about footwear, please contact our office and we will answer all of your questions.

Lightweight Mountaineering Boot – Trips in the before mid-July and those including  extensive snow climbing (e.g. Gannett, Granite)   require a lightweight mountaineering boot  NOT a plastic boot.

Upper Layers
Bottom Layers
  • Hat: lightweight to medium weight warm hat – sleek enough to be worn under a helmet
  • Gloves: 2 Pair – one lightweight pair and  to medium weight pair – Synthetic but able to belay and have good dexterity. Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Plasmic Gloves
  • Gaiters: only until mid-July
On the trail
  • Large Pack- Internal frame only 70L+ Minumum for 5-6 day trips – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear- South Col 70 Outdry .
  • Medium  Pack -Internal frame only,  50L+ for 2-4 day trips. Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Directissima 50
  • Small Summit Packs – For 2 and 3 day technical multi-day trips (Grand/Cathedral Traverse) Must be large enough to fit all your personal gear plus ten pounds of food and water. Some trips will require an additional small summit pack for Technical Rock Climbs or summit days – Guide pick: Mountain Harwdwear Summit Rocket 30
  • Water Bottles (2-3 L/Qt.) or H2O hydration system
  • Water Treatment tablets
  • Lightweight Bowl
  • Insulated Mug
  • Spoon and Fork
  • 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,
    buff, camp suds, wash cloth, etc.
Some trips require (please inquire with JHMG):
Recommended & Optional Items
  • Trekking Poles
  • Camera and batteries, spare memory card
  • Insoles: custom or after market
  • Bear Spray
  • Insect Repellent (Ask the office if this is necessary)
  • Headnet (Ask the office if this is necessary)
  • Camp Shoe – lightweight
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 or neck gaiter
  • Extra down vest or jacket
  • Expedition weight long underwear
  • Extra gloves

**The 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 & purchased in our Jackson office.

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

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