The following equipment is provided:

  • Backpack

  • Sleeping bag, sleeping pad, over-bag

  • Tent, tent fly, poles, pegs, ground sheet, tarp with ropes

  • Stove, pots, fuel bottle and fuel

  • Wetsuit, PFD (lifejacket)

  • Ocean kayak, sprayskirt, paddle

  • Canoe, paddle

  • Rock climbing shoes, harness, helmet, ropes

  • Back-country (telemark) skis, boots, poles, climbing skins

  • Cross-country (Nordic) skis, boots, poles

  • Snow shovel

  • Snow shoes

  • Group water containers and water treatment equipment

  • Compass, maps and charts

  • Safety and rescue equipment

  • First aid kit, repair kit (group)

  • Communication equipment (satellite phones, VHF radios)

The following items must be provided by TREK students and their parents:
(some of this outdoor clothing and equipment is available for loan, free of charge)

  • Rain jacket and pants (waterproof)

  • Light-weight synthetic or wool top and bottom (long underwear)

  • Mid-weight synthetic top and bottom

  • Heavy-weight synthetic jacket or wool sweater

  • Additional heavy-weight synthetic jacket, down or wool sweater

  • Hiking pants

  • Shorts

  • Synthetic liner socks

  • Synthetic or wool socks

  • Synthetic or wool toque

  • Synthetic or wool mittens

  • Waterproof over mitts or waterproof ski gloves/mitts

  • Gaiters

  • Hiking boots

  • Rubber boots

  • Winter boots

  • Sunhat

  • Sunglasses with 100% UVA and UVB block

  • Sunscreen

  • Daypack

  • Pocket knife, whistle, lighter

  • Headlamp with spare batteries

  • Watch with alarm

  • Water bottle (1 litre)

  • Bowl, cup, knife, fork, spoon

  • Toiletries

  • Bike

  • Large duffle bag

  • Incident Response Kit (details given during the first week of the year)