CU Mountain Fest Equipment Checklist

The following is a list of gear and equipment required for CU Mountain Fest. Temperatures are lower at high altitude, even in the summer. Please make sure to bring all of the listed items with you on the trip

  • Sleeping bag *
  • Sleeping pad*
  • Pillow
  • Towel (for after rafting/showers at Keystone Science School)  
  • Hiking boots/tennis shoes
  • River shoes (i.e. Teva/Chaco -type shoe with a heel strap or an old pair of tennis shoes you don't mind getting wet)
  • Wool or non-cotton hiking socks (at least 1 pair)
  • Regular socks
  • Hiking and rafting shorts
  • T-shirts (at least 2)
  • Rain jacket*
  • Heavy sweater or pullover (wool, fleece or other synthetic material)
  • Down or synthetic jacket for cold nights
  • Long pants (wool, synthetic material, etc.)
  • Warm ski hat and gloves
  • Synthetic long underwear top and bottoms
  • Baseball cap or visor
  • 1 water bottle or canteen (1 L, Nalgene bottles work)
  • Toilet kit (medicines, toothpaste, tooth brush, etc.)
  • Personal items (camera, pen & paper, book, etc.)
  • Headlamp or small flashlight and extra batteries
  • Sunglasses with strap to secure to self (crokie style)
  • Sunscreen (minimum rating of SPF 15)
  • Aspirin/ibuprofen (please bring your personal supply)
  • Mosquito repellant (preferably non-aerosol)

*Denotes equipment that can be requested from the OP free of charge via the equipment needs form.

Please do not bring the following:

  • iPod/portable CD/DVD player
  • Laptop/iPad/e-reader