Deciding what to pack and how much is an evolving process for every climber and backcountry traveller.
Here are a few lists to hopefully get you started.
Master Gear List
A comprehensive list of most anything you’d ever want to take on a climb. (Hint - leave the chalkbag at home on a Hood climb.)
Day Hike Gear and Clothing Checklist
Going on a Mazama Day Hike? Here is a comprehensive checklist of what to gear to pack and what clothes to wear and bring depending on the weather. Doing this will make your hike safer and more enjoyable.
Smith Rock Gear List
Heading to Smith (or most anywhere else) for a few days of cragging? Better bring more than a rope and quickdraws.
Climbing Gear Strength Ratings
Ever wonder how bomber that belay loop really is? How about that 6 mm prusik cord - can you really rap off it? Find out here.
Backcountry Food Ideas
It’s a very subjective list, but a good rule of thumb - no more then 2 lbs of food per person, per day. Here are a few ideas for the budding backcountry gourmet.