Winter Camp Packing List

Post date: Jan 10, 2014 3:13:40 AM


-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!