What you need for the race

Mandatory Individual Gear 

All racers must have possession of these items at all times.

  • Sufficient drinking water

  • Sufficient food

  • Headlamp

  • Whistle

  • Emergency space blanket (example)

  • Sufficient clothing for weather and weather changes

  • Backpack large enough to carry all items

Mandatory Team Gear 

Between your team, you must have these items at all times.

  • Compass

  • UTM-min 1:2400 scale

  • First aid kit (example)

  • Sharpie/marker

  • Passports (given at race)

  • Maps (given at race)

  • Working cell phone for emergencies

INDIVIDUAL BIKE GEAR

To be carried/used at all times on the bike leg

  • Off-road bicycle (no road or cyclocross bikes)

  • Spare inner tube (even if you use tubeless tires)

  • Bike helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)

  • Rear-mounted flashing red light

TEAM BIKE GEAR

To be carried at all times on the bike leg

  • Bike tool(s)

  • Tube patch kit (even if you use tubeless tires)

  • Pump or CO2 inflator

 

PADDLE GEAR

  • Non-motorized watercraft for flatwater paddling for the entire team

    • SUP allowed not recommended

    • canoe/kayak/Packraft 

  • Type II or III PFD (bring your own)

  • Paddle

  • Whistle (accessible while paddling)

Recommended Gear

  • Gear bins labeled with the team name (1-2 per team)

  • Climbing harness, climbing shoes, climbing helmet

  • Beanie, Gloves, Long Sleeve Shirt, Spare SocksBackpack large enough to carry all items

  • Microspikes, Yaktrax, or any kind of extra “ice traction”

  • Knife  

  • Waterproof container or bag for phone

  • Dry bag

  • Map case or plastic bags big enough for maps (maps will be water-resistant, but it’s always nice to not have to worry about it)

  • Sunscreen

  • Water purification tabs or another method of purification 

  • Sunglasses/Hat

  • Bike lock for locking the bike for the after-party!

  • Clean clothes to change into after the race

Prohibited Gear 

ANY GPS (You can record your race on a device for fitness information afterward. However, you are prohibited to use GPS info or data during the race. This is considered cheating.)

 

 

Mandatory Individual Gear 

All racers must have possession of these items at all times.

  • Sufficient drinking water

  • Sufficient food

  • Headlamp

  • Whistle

  • Emergency space blanket (example)

  • Sufficient clothing for weather and weather changes

  • Backpack large enough to carry all items

  • Possible Climbing section, be prepared to bring a harness and other climbing equipment

 

Mandatory Team Gear 

Between your team, you must have these items at all times.

  • Compass

  • UTM-min 1:2400 scale

 

  • Water purification tabs or other methods of purification 

  • First Aid Kit (Adventure Medical Kits Ultralight)

  • Sharpie/Marker

  • Working cell phone for emergencies

  • Passports (given at race)

  • Maps (given at race)

 

INDIVIDUAL BIKE GEAR

To be carried/used at all times on the bike leg.

  • Off-road bicycle (no road or cyclocross bikes)

  • Bike helmet (CPSC, ANSI, or SNELL certified)

  • Rear-mounted flashing red light

  • White front-mounted bike light

 

TEAM BIKE GEAR

To be carried at all times on the bike leg

  • Bike tool(s)

  • Tube patch kit (even if you use tubeless tires)

  • Pump or CO2 inflator

 

 

PADDLE GEAR

To be carried at all times on the boat leg

  • Watercraft that can sustain class III rapid

    • SUP allowed not recommended

    • canoe/kayak/Packraft 

  • Type II or III PFD (bring your own)

  • Helmet

  • Paddle

  • Whistle (accessible while paddling)

 

Recommended Gear

  • Gear bins labeled with the team name (1-2 per team)

  • Climbing harness, climbing shoes, climbing helmet

  • Beanie, synthetic hat, gloves, long sleeve shirt, spare socks

  • Plotter Tool/UTM tool, 1:24k

  • Microspikes, Yaktrax, or any kind of extra “ice traction”

  • Knife  

  • Waterproof container or bag for phone

  • Dry bag

  • Spare inner tube (even if you use tubeless tires)

  • Map case or plastic bags big enough for maps (maps will be water-resistant, but it’s always nice to not have to worry about it)

  • Sunscreen

  • Sunglasses/hat

  • Bike lock for locking bike on the car for the after-party!

  • Clean clothes to change into after the race.

 

Prohibited Gear 

GPS (You can record your race on a device for fitness information afterward. However, you are prohibited to use GPS info or data during the race. This is considered cheating.)