Equipment List

Summer Field Study 2021 Equipment List

ESSENTIAL ITEMS: Students are responsible for providing the following:
• Tent – can be shared with 1, 2 other SFS students for a total of 3
• Sleeping bag – preferably rated to 20 degrees
• Bookbag for use as a Daypack
• 1-quart water bottle – put your name on it
• Mess kit
• Flashlight and extra batteries
• Knife, fork, and spoon
• Whistle on a lanyard
• Nylon stuff sack
• Sunglasses
• Chapstick
• Sunscreen – spf 30 or higher
• Insect repellent
• Rainsuit – a poncho is not sufficient – rain pants and jacket are necessary
• Stocking cap or other warm weather hat
• Toiletries
• Clothing - See Recommended Items – Students will be able to do laundry midway through the trip

• Long pants – sweatpants, nylon pants
• Fleece pullover, sweatshirt, or sweater
• 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)
• Something to sleep in (a pullover or hooded sweatshirt is recommended)
• Winter gloves 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
• Towel and washcloth
• Plastic bag for wet towels, dirty laundry, etc.
• Moist towelettes
• Money for souvenirs
• Extra contact lenses or glasses
• 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.