Equipment List

Summer Field Study 2022 Equipment Checklist

• Tent w/rain fly– can be shared with 1, 2, or 3 other SFS students on the trip
• Sleeping bag – preferably rated to 20 degrees or lower
• Bookbag for use as a Daypack
• 1-quart/liter water bottle – put your name on it
• Headlamp or flashlight with extra batteries
• Sunglasses
• Sunscreen – spf 30 or higher
• Insect repellent
• Rainsuit – a poncho is not sufficient – rain pants and jacket are necessary
• Money for souvenirs and/or occasional snack
Clothing: See Recommended Items – Students will be able to do laundry midway through the trip - ONLY pack for ONE week.
• Long pants – sweatpants, nylon pants
• Fleece pullover, sweatshirt, or sweater
• Money for souvenirs and/or occasional snack
• Shorts and t-shirts
• Underclothes - including one pair of thermal underwear tops and bottoms
• Socks (including at least one pair of wool or polypropylene socks)
• Warm jacket (a windbreaker with a liner is sufficient)
• Top to sleep in (a pullover or hooded sweatshirt is recommended)
• Winter gloves and hat such as those you would use for skiing or sledding
• Swimsuit
• Footwear - 1 pair of sandals, 1 pair of hiking boots, 1 pair of comfortable shoes
• Visor or baseball hat to shade from the sun
• Soap/Shampoo/Toothbrush/Toothpaste/Hairbrush or Comb
• Deodorant/Razor/Kleenex
• Towel and washcloth
• Plastic bag for wet towels, dirty laundry, etc.
• Moist towelettes
• Extra contact lenses or glasses
• Chapstick
• Medications (If you need special medication, be sure to take enough for at least two weeks – allergy tablets, etc.). We can usually make accommodations for special medication that needs storage, refrigeration, etc.

Note: June temperatures in the Rocky Mountains can be as high as 80 F during the day and as low as 20 F at night in the higher altitudes.