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Winter Camp Packing List

posted Jan 9, 2014, 7:13 PM by Simon Edgett


-Cabin accommodation-

  • Backpack - large enough to carry your gear, no hockey or gym bags (Line it with a plastic garbage or leaf bag to keep contents dry)

  • Sleeping bag

  • Warm winter jacket –waterproof (skiing/boarding jacket)

  • Snow pants – waterproof

  • Two pair pants – non-cotton, no jeans. Fleece ideal.

  • Fleece or wool sweatshirt

  • Long sleeve shirt – non-cotton, wool or synthetic

  • Long underwear (optional)

  • Two extra sets of underwear

  • Winter boots – sturdy with rubber soles are best

  • Warm socks – ski socks best

  • Liner socks – non-cotton (optional)

  • Winter gloves or mittens –waterproof- a couple of pairs

  • helmet for tubing (Ski, hockey or bicycle style is recommended)   -should be left in car and picked up on Saturday before tubing   (helmets are not needed at the cabin)

  • Toque or winter hat (ideally one for outside one for inside)

  • Warm sleeping wear

  • Slippers, crocs, or moccasins to wear insider cabin (or clean runners)

  • Flashlight or headlamp with extra batteries

  • Mess-kit – bowl, plate, cup, spoon, knife, fork – plastic is best

  • Mess kit bag – net bag or other to keep items together

  • Toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, soap, hand towel etc.

  • Water bottle – one litre approx.

  • Foam sleeping pad or therm-a-rest

  • Note pad and pen in a plastic bag

  • Extra plastic bag(s) for wet clothing


  • please label all of your items with your full name

  • All items need to fit into your backpack – we are hiking in

  • Bring playing cards, pocket size chess sets etc. but no board

  • No pocket knives

  • No electronic games or music players!