Trapline 2016 Gear List

So what DOES a girl pack for two months in the bush in the winter? Here’s my list:


Clothing

  • pyjamas
  • 8 pair underwear
  • 1 sports bra
  • 6 pair winter socks
  • 2 pair cabin socks
  • 2 wool onesies (sidenote: I bought these things for next to nothing at a store closing sale, and thought they were two-piece base layers. I was so wrong. But I tested them out on a backcountry trip in the Canadian Rockies and ended up loving them.)
  • 2 base layer bottoms
  • 4 base layer tops
  • 2 half-zip mid layers
  • 2 fleece
  • 2 t-shirts
  • 3 fleece bottoms
  • 1 pair wool pants
  • soft shell pants
  • vest
  • Big Bill mackinaw coat
  • parka
  • trapper hat (I’m not one who would wear fur for fashion, but I bought a pelt hat and HOLY SMOKES, it is THE WARMEST HAT I have ever worn.)
  • toque
  • farmer mittens
  • 2 pair mitten liners
  • 1 pair glove liners
  • balaclava
  • Buff
  • moccasins

Toiletries


Gear

  • Winter hiking boots
  • -40 boots
  • snowshoes
  • skates
  • trekking poles
  • headlamp
  • knife
  • tarp
  • rope
  • compass
  • water bottle
  • thermos
  • AAA batteries
  • first aid
  • firestarters
  • lighters

Electronics

The cabin has a solar panel, so I’m not going entirely old-school.

  • InReach
  • laptop
  • external hard drive
  • 2 DSLR
  • 18-55mm
  • 28-70mm
  • 70-300mm
  • 50mm
  • converter
  • trigger
  • tripod
  • voice recorder

Miscellaneous

  • journal(s)
  • colouring book
  • pencil crayons
  • 2 books
  • singing bowl
  • cards