Equipment List: Alpine Rock

Use this equipment list for the following trips: Intro to Alpine Rock, Mount Washington, Three Fingered Jack, and the NW Ridge of Broken Top.

You must have all the items on this list at your climber orientation regardless of season or forecast. Please call us if you have any questions. Your guide will not let you climb if you don’t have appropriate gear. Please arrive at the trailhead dressed for the activity. There will be time for questions and adjustments.


Personal Gear

  • Lunch/Snacks – 1 lb per day of a variety of tasty, high energy foods
  • Water Bottles – Two 1-liter bottles required.  (ex: Nalgene)
  • Sunglasses – Should be high-quality, and high coverage (ex: Julbo Sunglasses)
  • Sun Block – SPF 30 or higher
  • Lip Balm – SPF 15 or higher
  • Toilet Paper – Just in case! Blue bags will be available at most trailheads.
  • Headlamp – Always have this in your alpine climbing pack! (ex: Petzl Headlamps)
  • Personal First Aid Kit – Moleskin, ibuprofen, aspirin, antacids, personal prescriptions, band-aids

Technical Gear