Suggested Gear List

  • Sleeping bag (tents will be provided)
  • Sleeping pad
  • Hiking boots
  • At least 4 pair of good socks and sets of underclothes.
  • Rain gear
  • Sports clothes and shoes
  • At least 2 pairs of long pants
  • Shorts suitable for hiking, daily wear
  • A collared shirt
    • NB: Long pants and collared shirt are dress code for daily Mass.
  • Swim trunks
  • Warm sleeping clothes
  • At least one full set of WARM CLOTHING including a warm hat (temperatures do drop to the low 30’s in the mountains, even in August!)
  • Hat
  • Devotional
    • Rosary
    • Scapular
    • Hand missal – if possible
  • Hygiene
    • Toothbrush & Paste
    • Bar of soap & hand-sanitizer
    • Washcloth and Towel
    • Deodorant
    • Any prescribed medication (These must be turned in to the camp medic who will distribute them as needed. Please notify the camp that you are sending certain medical items/prescriptions and any other applicable details.)
  • Other
    • Camel Back or canteen/good water bottle
    • Hat
    • Mesh laundry bag
    • Small pillow
    • A small amount of spending money for mementos at a couple of our customary stops.
  • Note – new shoes should be purchased well in advance and broken in prior to camp, we do a lot of hiking

What NOT to bring:

  • Anything electronic (radio, mp3 player, Game Boy, etc)
    • Cell phones may be brought for travel but must be turned into the camp staff. Keeping a cell phone throughout the entirety of the camp is not permitted.
  • Large knives (greater than a 3-inch blade) or knives with any kind of assisted-opening
  • Firecrackers or firearms (including airsoft or paintball guns)
  • Matches or lighters
  • A bad attitude or a bag of excuses.  Rise up and fight manfully.
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