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2 Head 1 Warm hat Fleece or wool hat. $10 $30 1 Sun hat Wide-brim is best, baseball hat ok. $10 $20 2 Sunglasses w/keeper strap 100% UV protection. A keeper strap (such as croakies brand) is necessary to keep your sunglasses from falling off $25+ Hands 1 Gloves or mittens 1 Outer Mitts or Gloves Fleece gloves or mittens. $10-50 Optional. Waterproof or ski type gloves $20-75 Feet (also see descriptions on pages 8 & 9) 6 Hiking sock Mid-weight, crew height synthetic or wool $10 $20 3 Liner socks Synthetic, very light weight, designed to be worn under hiking socks to prevent blisters 4 Cotton socks Cotton ok for hiking and climbing at Smith Rock and trip home 1 Mediumweight Backpacking boots. Please see our footwear guide for details on pages 7 & 8. hiking boots $5 $10 $5 $10 $125 - $200

3 1 Running shoes or Street shoes Lightweight running shoes or street shoes, comfortable for travel $0 - $100 1 River shoes An old pair of running shoes (in addition to your dry camp shoes below) work well. Sandals such as Chacos or Tevas work well. Strap-based water shoes, such as Keens or Salomon Amphibians are not recommended because they tend to cause blisters. $0- $100 Upper Body 2-3 Sports bras Synthetic with adequate support. Can be combined with shorts for swimming 1 Rain coat with hood Often referred to as hard shell. Must be 100% waterproof (not water-resistant). Waterproof and breathable fabrics are strongly recommended. A hood is required (Marmot PreCip is a great example) $20 $ Long Lightweight synthetic or wool $20 - $30 underwear top 1 Sun Shirt Loose, lightweight, light color. Meant for sun protection when paddling. May be cotton instructors often use cotton button-down shirts from a thrift store for this purpose $0 $10 4 Short-sleeve t- shirts 1 Long sleeve fleece/wool shirt At least two of your shirts must be lightweight synthetic. You may bring cotton for the other shirts. Fleece shirt or light wool sweater. Also called expedition-weight Zip-t neck recommended. 100-weight fleece ok. 1 Jacket Synthetic puffy jacket, fleece or wool works too but is bulkier and heavier (Patagonia Nano Puff is an example) 1 Swimsuit Women can substitute sports bra/shorts. Men can substitute nylon shorts. $10 - $20 $15 - $50 $100-$300 $20 - $50 Lower Body

4 8 Underwear Synthetic. Flat-stitched seams are recommended to reduce chafing. Cotton will work for travel and town days. Female students should bring an additional 1-2 pairs of cotton underwear to sleep in. $15 - $ Nylon Shorts Synthetic. Comfortable to walk in. Avoid swimsuits. Quick drying with pockets. $15 - $ Hiking Nylon zip-off pants/shorts style works well, or soft $40 - $75 pants shell. 2 Long Lightweight synthetic or wool $20 - $30 underwear bottoms 1 Fleece pants 200-weight polar fleece pants. $30 - $75 1 Rain pants Often referred to as hard shell. Must be 100% waterproof (not water-resistant). Waterproof and breathable fabrics are strongly recommended. Full side zips are recommended (Marmot PreCip is a great example) $100 + Toiletry Kit Toiletries Prescription Eyewear 3 Toothbrush & Toothpaste Contacts, solution and glasses. Be certain to have a backup to your primary eyewear (if you wear contacts, you must bring glasses) Travel-sized toothpaste $3 1 Hand sanitizer Alcohol based, 3oz $3 Prescription MUST be declared during medical screening Medications process. Bring 2 sets in Ziploc bags 1 Feminine Supplies An ample supply. Changes in diet, schedule and exercise can unexpectedly induce menstruation on course 1 Bug Repellant Smallest available; no aerosol $3 2 Lip Balm With at least SPF 20 $3 2 Sunscreen Small tube, water/sweat-resistant, SPF of 30 $5 or greater; no aerosol 1 Baby wipes Optional. Smallest package available. 1 Lotion Optional. Small, unscented bottle.

5 Accessories 1 Headlamp LED-style only. No halogen bulbs. $30 2 EXTRA sets of batteries For your headlamp. One set for every week you will be attending. $5 2 Bandanas Cotton Bandana. Female students should bring 2 bandanas $5 1 Watch with alarm Inexpensive is ok $15 - $30 Wide mouth and durable. DO NOT BRING DISPOSABLE WATER BOTTLES. Nalgene, Sigg, and Kleen Kantene are great brands. You may bring a hydration system such as Camelback or Platypus in place of one of the bottles. You are still required to bring 1 bottle. Bug Head Net Netting worn over the head to keep the bugs away Optional. Do not bring anything larger than a small point-and-shoot. Cell phones are not acceptable cameras; students will NOT be allowed to bring cell phones on course. $10 Other Necessary Items 1 Travel Documents Copies of your travel itinerary & personal identification. Copies of NW Outward Bound School contact phone numbers in case of a travel delay. Passport and photo copies 1 Travel Money $50-$100 for Student Store, airport snacks and any other travel expenses. At course end, students are required to pay for lost equipment and any equipment that was damaged not through standard wear and tear. Make sure to bring extra money if you plan on checking your luggage with the airlines. $50

6 1 Money Belt Important for keeping documents and money in a hidden location while traveling. $17-$30 1 Clean Clothes A set of clean clothes for the way home 1 Small towel A small towel for post course 1 Shower Supplies Small sizes for base days and travel

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