Multi – Day Summer Climb Equipment List


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

  • Guide Pick: Salewa Repace GTX or Mountain Trainer
  • 4 pair of wool socks and blister prevention
Upper Layers
  • Synthetic/Wool Long Underwear Top
  • Synthetic T-shirt – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Wicked Light T
  • Insulating Jacket: lightweight down or synthetic – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Thermostatic Jacket
  • Soft Shell: fleece or pile
  • Rain Jacket: waterproof/breathable with hood. Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear- Plasmic Jacket
Bottom Layers
  • Synthetic/Wool Long Underwear Bottom
  • Hiking Short or Pant for approach – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear – Men’s Mesa –Women’s Corsica convertible pants
  • Synthetic Climbing Pant – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear- Chockstone Pant
  • Rain Pant – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Plasmic Pant
  • Hat: lightweight to medium weight warm hat – sleek enough to be worn under a helmet
  • Gloves: one lightweight to medium weight pair – synthetic or fleece material. If snow route, shell also recommended.
  • Gaiters: only until mid-July
On the trail
  • Large Pack – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear- South Col 70 Outdry . Internal frame only.  70+ Liter  for 4 day trip. 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 Harwear – Scrambler 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
  • Insect Repellent
  • Headnet
  • 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.
Some trips require (please inquire with JHMG):
  • Sleeping Bag: 15 degree – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear ExtraLamina +20 Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad: Closed-cell foam or Thermarest
Recommended & Optional Items
  • Trekking Poles
  • Camera and batteries, spare memory card
  • Insoles: custom or after market
  • Bear Spray
  • Insect Repellant
  • 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.

  • Balaclava or neck gaiter
  • 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 & 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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