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Overnight Packing List


*This list is so that you are not left unprepared for the inconsistent and temperamental weather of Glacier Park.


- Sleeping bag
- Sleeping pad
- Tent
- Backpack
- ($15/day rents all of the above)
- 2 quart sized water bottles or 1 camelback *
- Flashlight (with extra batteries) or headlamp *
- Rain cover for backpack (or line inside of pack with garbage bag)


- Lightweight hiking boots *
- 2 to 3 pairs of polypro/wool socks *
- 1 pair of synthetic liner socks *
- Sandals for camp/water crossing *
- Lightweight gaiters (recommended in June and September)
- water proof, breathable rain jacket and pant *
- 1 mid weight fleece top *
- 1 pair of polar fleece pants (maybe needed in June and September)
- 1 polar fleece jacket (maybe needed in June and September) *
- 1 polypro long underwear top *
- 1 polypro long underwear bottom *
- Warm hat *
- Gloves *
- T-shirt (1 for hiking 1 for camp) *
- 1 pair of shorts *
- Ziplock bags *
- Toiletries *
- Bugspray *
- Sunscreen *
- Binoculars * (optional)
- Camera * (optional)
- Gratuity for guide (recommended)
- Park entrance pass or money to purchase one* ($12 per person)
- Passport to cross US-Canadian border (Effective June 1, 2009, all Americans will need to present a U.S. passport, passport card, NEXUS card, Enhanced Drivers License or other Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative (WHTI)-compliant document in order to enter the U.S. by land or sea.))

* Items marked with an asteriks are what Chalet hikers and Glacier Challenge hikers need to bring. Don't forget to bring a daypack for carrying those items.


*This list is so that you are not left unprepared for the inconsistent and temperamental weather of Glacier Park.


- T-shirt
- Quick dry shorts
- Swimsuit (important to bring when wearing a wetsuit)
- Polar fleece jacket
- Polar fleece pant
- Polypro top
- Polypro bottom
- Rain jacket
- Rain pants
- Warm hat
- Gloves
- River sandals or sneakers
- Dry shoes for camp
- Eyeglass retention strap
- Extra set of clothes you don't mind getting wet while on raft
- Water bottle
- Flashlight


As always, we provide sleeping bags and Thermarest pads, tents, life jackets, dry bags, wetsuits and water booties free of charge on our rafting trips.


Small hand towel or washcloth, biodegradable soap, toothbrush, mosquito repellent, sunscreen, sunglasses, camera, binoculars, sun hat, fishing gear and alcoholic beverages.

Most of these items are available at our main office in our gift and gear store if you forget something.

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Glacier Guides & Montana Raft Company
P.O. Box 330
West Glacier, MT, 59936
406-387-5555 :: 800-521-7238 :: info@glacierguides.com

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