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