Paddling: Summer

  • Plan for wet feet! Water-friendly shoes, water sandals, or neoprene booties with durable soles — all shoes must be secured to the feet; no flip-flops!
  • Water* (we have free reverse-osmosis filtered water)
  • Re-Usable Water Bottle* (Nalgene are 10% off for a trip)
  • Synthetic t-shirt (short- or long-sleeved)
  • Synthetic sun top (if wearing short-sleeved shirt / swimsuit top)
  • Non-underwire bra (if applicable) (the wire can chafe arms)
  • Quick-dry shorts, surf shorts/swim trunks, nylon pants, or workout tights / leggings 
  • Sunglasses and Lanyard*
  • Sun Hat or Baseball Cap*
  • Sunscreen*
  • Paddling Gloves* (optional)
  • Rain Gear
    (lightweight poncho*/ waterproof shell, and rain pants)
  • Fleece Jacket or Long-Sleeved Warm Top Layer
  • Camera / Phone
    (we sell Koala Hangtimes to secure phones)
  • Extra set of clothes either left in your car or placed in a waterproof bag
    (big zip-top bag, or even a garbage bag works)
  • Towel — left in your car (quick drying camp towel if you have one)
  • Snack*

* Items available in our shop.

Paddling: Spring & Fall 
Everything above, PLUS

  • Wetsuits (we provide)
  • Heavier windproof/ waterproof coat
  • Synthetic or fleece base layer
  • Wool or fleece socks
  • Warm fleece or wool hat
  • Gloves or mittens (non-cotton)

Multi-Day Packing List (click for a PDF)

Day Hiking/Nature Walks

  • Water* (we have free reverse-osmosis filtered water)
  • Re-Usable Water Bottle* (Nalgene are 10% off for a trip) (2 liters for shorter trips / 4 liters for full-day)
  • Snack*
  • Binoculars/ Camera
  • Light-Weight Hiking Boots or Sturdy Trail/Walking Shoes (broken in)
  • Jacket / Sweatshirt
  • Extra Pair of Socks
  • Rain Gear
    (lightweight poncho*, waterproof hooded parka, and rain pants)
  • Sunglasses*
  • Sunscreen*
  • Sun or Baseball Hat*
  • Insect Repellent* (including ticks)
  • Hiking Poles/Trekking Pole* 
  • Day Pack* 
  • Field guide of special interest to you

* Items available in our shop.


  • Water* 
  • Bike-Suitable Water Bottle(s)
  • Snacks*
  • Sunglasses* 
  • Appropriate Closed-Toed Shoes 
    (no flip flops!)
  • Camera (optional)
  • Day Pack* 
  • Insect Repellent* 
  • Biking Gloves* (optional) 
  • Rain Gear
  • Extra Clothes (not cotton, if the weather looks iffy)

* Items available in our shop.