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Rock climbing gear List

  • Sticky Rubber Approach Shoes, running shoes or hiking shoes: Guide Pick: Salewa Wildfire Pro GTX
  • Technical Rock Shoes
  • Socks: 2 pair – preferably wool
  • Upper Layers
  • Synthetic T-shirt – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Wicked Light T (light in color)
  • Fleece or lightweight down sweater – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Microchill Fleece
  • Lightweight Wind Shell – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Chockstone Jacket
  • Rain Jacket: waterproof/breathable with hood. Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Plasmic Jacket
  • Bottom Layers
  • Synthetic Climbing Pant – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Chockstone Midweight Active Pant
  • Backpack
  • 30-40 Liter – Guide Pick: Mountain Hardwear Scrambler 30
  • Accessories
  • Sun Hat – Baseball of full brimmed
  • Water – Water bottles or hydration bladder
  • (May-Sept) Minimum 3 Liters
  • (Nov-April) Minimum 2 Liters
  • Food: Energy Bars, fruit, sandwiches, trail mix. Bring Enough!
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen/ Lip balm
  • Bandana
  • Headlamp (For long routes)
  • Considerations
  • Warm Weather – (May-Sept) The sun is intense and hydration is vital!. Hydrate the night before your climb/ hike. Consider freezing your water bottles or putting ice in them. Light colored and loose fitting clothes will help keep you cool.
  • Cold Weather – (Nov-April) Bring gloves and a warm hat that will fit under your helmet. Bring extra layers like long underwear and a heavier winter jacket to keep warm when the sun ducks behind clouds of dips below the canyon walls.
  • Jackson Hole Mountain Guides supplies all the rock climbing gear, harnesses, helmets, locking carabiners & belay/rappel devices. However, you are welcome to bring your own equipment. Please contact our office for gear questions. Rock shoes can be rented at JHMG.

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