RESCUE DYNAMICS - BASIC SUMMER CLIMBING EQUIPMENT CHECKLIST
prepared by CYRIL SHOKOPLES © 1986

ESSENTIAL ITEMS
( ) Bag Lunch for each day of the course ( ) Leather gloves
( ) Rain gear (pants, jacket) ( ) Toilet paper (small personal supply)
( ) Boots or rock climbing shoes, as appropriate ( ) Moleskin for Blisters
( ) Sunglasses or Glacier Goggles ( ) Water bottle / thermos
( ) Lipsalve / Sunblock (SPF 15 or better) ( ) Sunscreen cream (SPF 15 or better)
( ) Toque / balaclava ( ) Warm jacket or sweaters
( ) Sun Hat ( ) Day Pack
( ) Gaiters - for courses involving snow or ice only ( )
All of the above to be packed in your Day pack. Your day pack should still have room for some group climbing equipment.

CLOTHING
( ) Pants or knickers ( ) Long sleeve shirts
( ) T-shirts, long johns ( ) Wind pants or warm-ups
( ) Socks & underwear ( ) Gloves or Mittens
( ) Anorak / outer jacket ( ) Handkerchief
( ) Snowseal / boot waterproofing ( ) Spare laces
( ) Extra change of clothing left in the car for your return

CAMPING EQUIPMENT (for those who will be camping)
( ) Sleeping Bag, pillow ( ) Foamie / ensolite / thermarest
( ) Tent, Fly & poles ( ) Ground sheet
( ) Food ( ) can opener
( ) Cup & bowl ( ) Eating utensils
( ) Pots / pans & holder ( ) Stove & Gas
( ) Matches &/ Lighter ( ) Candles
( ) Flashlight / headlamp ( ) Spare batteries & bulb
( ) Pocket knife ( ) Garbage bags
( ) Comfortable shoes ( ) Saw or axe
( ) Fire starter ( ) Sponge or J-cloth

PERSONAL ITEMS
( ) Money ( ) Personal identification
( ) Insect repellent ( ) Personal medications
( ) Personal First Aid Kit ( ) Toothbrush, paste
( ) Soap, towel, brush ( ) Shaving kit, comb
( ) Swimsuit / shorts ( ) Camera & Film
( ) Reading material ( ) Writing material

CLIMBING EQUIPMENT (Optional - all technical gear except rock shoes & mountaineering boots provided)
( ) Helmet ( ) Climbing rope
( ) Harness ( ) Rescue pulleys
( ) Carabiners ( ) Pitons & hammer
( ) Prusik slings (two 7mm X 5m) ( ) Chocks, nuts, cams, etc.
( ) Slings for anchors & runners ( ) Rappel device
( ) Belay device ( ) Bolt hangers
For snow & ice and alpine climbs or courses add the following
( ) Ice Axe ( ) Crampons
( ) Ice screws ( ) Snow anchors



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Last updated April 2, 1998