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Trip Essentials


Participants should wear appropriate foot gear and clothing (No jeans - if they get wet, they stay wet), carry lunch, water, rain gear, and a warm sweater or jacket.  Based on years of outdoor experience and the collective wisdom of its members, the Chemeketans strongly recommend that anyone venturing into wilderness areas for recreation also carry the following items:

  • EXTRA food/clothing/water
  • Flashlight and extra battery
  • Lighter or matches in a waterproof container
  • Solar blanket and/or ground insulation in winter
  • Insect repellent
  • First aid kit
  • Pocket knife
  • Candle
  • Whistle
  • Sunglasses and sunscreen
  • Toilet paper and trowel
  • Small shovel