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 remember warm clothes.

  • Sleeping bag/bedding*
  • Pillow
  • Towel (for showers)
  • Tennis shoes
  • River shoes (i.e. 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/canoeing shorts
  • T-shirts (at least 2)
  • Rain Jacket*
  • Heavy sweater or pullover (wool, fleece, synthetic material)
  • Long pants (wool, synthetic material, blue jeans, rain pants, etc.)
  • Warm ski hat and gloves
  • Baseball cap or visor
  • 1 water bottle or canteen (1 L, Nalgene bottles work well)
  • Toilet kit (medicines, toothpaste, tooth brush, etc.)
  • Personal items (camera, pen & paper, book, etc.)
  • headlamp/small flashlight and extra batteries
  • Sunglasses w/crokies or some other type of securing strap for river
  • Sunscreen (minimum rating of SPF 15)
  • Aspirin/ibuprofen (please bring your personal supply)
  • Swim suit for river
  • Mosquito repellant (preferably non-aerosol)
  • Cell phone not required (we will challenge you to unplug and keep your cell phone in airplane mode)

*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