Gear List

A break down of everything I left Whitehorse with at the beginning of the race:


Gloves (half length) Outdoor Research Sun Gloves
Long sleeve top REI Lightweight crew shirt women’s (blue)
Sports Bra Patagonia Barely Bra
Leggings Icebreaker merino wool
Skirt Joe Fresh
Wool socks Icebreaker merino wool (knee length)
Shoes Outbound (from Canadian Tire)
Sun hat Wide brimmed from Walmart
Bandana To keep my hat from blowing off
Sunglasses Smiths
Sunglass string Croakies
Race bib Provided by race
PFD Stearns (from Canadian Tire)
Little Muk Muk Attached to PFD
Whistle MEC
Lighter Bic
PFD rear pocket Borrowed from friend (no brand)
Insect repellent Ben’s wipes
Knife CRKT
Orange garbage bag Provided by race
Batteries Lithium/Rechargeable AA x 8
Batteries Lithium AAA x 6
Waterproof case Aquapac (for batteries)
Waterproof case Aquapac (for iPod)
Music iPod touch
Watch Timex Triathlon
Headphones Apple
Paddle Think Kayak Power Wing Paddle
Drip rings Shoreline Marine
Sprayskirt Seals – Sneak
Pain relieving gel Sore No More
Painkillers Tylenol
Vaseline Mini travel tub
Lip balm ChapStick
Sunscreen Mini bottle
Caffeine tablets Wake Ups
Water purification Aquatabs
Stomach upset tabs Pepto-Bismol
Adhesive foam For under heels and foot pedals
Dromedary Bag MSR Dromedary Lite 4L for water
Dromedary Bag MSR Dromedary Lite 4L for NUUN
Sponge Large
Backrest MEC inflatable seat cushion
Seat pad Therm-a-Rest Z seat
Hull bag MEC Raptor 20L
Thermos For tea and soup
Headlamp Black Diamond
Rubber bands To keep lid on pot and to wrap around clothing
Rain Jacket XL MEC rain jacket for over PFD
Waterproof hat Outdoor Research – Halo Sombrero
Paddle Jacket Level Six
Long sleeve top REI Lightweight crew shirt women’s (purple)
Long sleeve top Icebreaker merino wool
Fleece top MEC red biking top
Beanie Icebreaker
Balaclava Helly Hansen
Neck gaiter Icebreaker
Gloves (full length) NRS Hydroskin
Fleece gloves No brand
Washing up gloves From supermarket
GPS Garmin GPS map 62s
Tracking device Delorme inReach
Deck Bag Pakboats
Squeeze tubes Coghlan’s
Water purification Steripen (backup)
Video camera Olympus Tough TG-4
Female Urinal Mobility Choices
String and carabiner To attach urination aid to boat
Deck cargo net Sea to Summit
Water bottle To mix protein powder
Maps Mike Rourke
Clip board From Staples to hold maps
Velcro To attach clip board to sprayskirt
Paddle Float Seattle Sports Inflatable
Front throw bag 15m in length and 6mm in width
Rear Throw bag 15m in length and 6mm in width
Pump Scotty
Extra paddle Accent wing blade
Rain pants Salomon
Sleeping Bag Negative 7 ULA down bag
Compression sack Kathmandu
Dry bag Sea to Summit 20 L
Dry bag Sea to Summit 8L
Dry bag MEC Raptor 20L
Dry bag MEC Brooks bag 35L
Duct tape Lowry
Bug net Outdoor Research
Wet wipes Wet Ones travel pack
Stove Snow Peak
Gas canister Optimus 110g canister
Pot Evernew Titanium Non-Stick 600ml Pot
Free standing tent Tarptent – Moment
Sleeping pad Therm-a-Rest NeoAir
2 – 4×4 sterile gauze dressings
2 – 3×4 telfa pads
1 roll conforming gauze
4 – 1×3 adhesive bandages
3 knuckle bandages
Roll of 1” waterproof adhesive tape, or equivalent amount of duct tape
4 antiseptic wipes
Antibacterial ointment
3” ace bandage
Mole skin
3 doses antihistamine
3 doses painkiller – Tylenol, Aspirin
3 doses anti-inflammatory – Motrin, Advil
Water purification tablets
Emergency Bivy SOL
Money $20
Flip flops  No brand
Fleece pants  Mountain Hardware
Underwear  Patagonia
Singlet  No brand
Long sleeve top  Smart Wool (green)
Long sleeve top  REI Lightweight crew shirt women’s (blue)
Leggings  Icebreaker
Towel  Quick dry
Ear plugs  To block noise while sleeping

Discovering what it means to be alive, one step at a time…

%d bloggers like this: