- Backpack - for extra clothes & supplies
- Hat - if your head is warm the rest of you is likely to stay warm.
- Water proof Gloves/Mittens - mittens are warmest.
- Goggles/Sunglasses - you definitely need UV protection, the sun's 40%
stronger up here. Goggles are strongly recommended on cold or snowy days for
warmth and increased visibility.
- Jacket/Parka (water resistant)
- Synthetic or wool base layers for top & bottom - it's better to be warm
than cold, you can always shed layers. Synthetic materials help to wick moisture
away from your skin. Once again, NO COTTON.
- Snow/Water resistant pants - very important, your 1st day will acquaint your
rear end to the snow, keep it warm & dry.
- Warm, dry socks - No cotton. Wear only one pair of socks.
- Sunscreen - SPF 15 or higher
- Lip Balm
- Snack, Fruit, Energy Bar
- Trail Map - available for free throughout the mountain.
- ID, Wallet, Cash
- Extra Clothes, Shoes - to change into when you're all done, in order to go
out and celebrate your 1st day.
- Water - stay hydrated to help with altitude acclimation.
- Equipment - either skis, poles and boots; or snowboard and snowboard specific boots.