What to Bring
- Day-pack: big enough to carry, lunch, water, rain-gear, ...
- One warm sweater or fleece jacket
- One good quality, waterproof rain jacket and rain pants
- Two t-shirts (preferably not cotton)
- Bathing suit
- One pair of camp pants (nylon or quick dry)
- One pair shorts
- One set long underwear (capilene, polypropylene, merino)
- Fleece gloves or mittens and warm hat/toque – it can get cold in evenings
- Sleepwear that will remain dry
- Sturdy, well-worn hiking boots (with stiff sole and good ankle support)
- A pair of light runners or sandals for camp.
- One pair of socks for each day (you’ll feet will appreciate it)
- A sun hat
- Sunscreen and sunglasses
- Personal hygiene products such as deodorant, toothpaste, toothbrush, biodegradable soap, and a hairbrush.
- Your personal medication. Labelled clearly, in waterproof containers. Twice as much as you need, in two separate containers.
- Travel towel
- Field guides on local flora and fauna (optional)
- Binoculars (optional)
- Flashlight or headlamp
- Water bottle (reusable)
- Bug jacket (optional)
- Insect repellent
- Personal journal/reading material (optional)
- Hiking stick (optional).
- Your camera! Don’t forget a waterproof case, extra memory card and batteries!
- For the Algoma Wilderness route, a small, stuffable sleeping bag that will fit in your day pack. You will need to carry it in at least one day.