Dayhike List

  • First Aid Kit
  • Daypack
  • 2 Liters of water
    (Nalgene or Bladder)
  • Water Treatment
  • Food
  • Gatorade
  • Flashlight/Headlamp
  • Waterproof shell
  • Sunglasses
  • Camera


Additional for winter

  • Goggles
  • Summit Mitts
  • Extra fleece or Down Jacket
  • Balaclava
  • 20 Degree Down
    Sleeping Bag (one per party)
  • Sleeping Pad
  • Nalgene Warmers
  • Thermos*
  • Extra Pair of Gloves
  • Extra Hat
  • Crampons
  • Ice Axe
  • Snowshoes
In the winter, I rarely stop during the day to eat because you cool down so quickly you either have to change into warmer layers, or risk hypothermia. I recommend the following food items which can be easily warmed in a jacket pocket before consumption, or which do not freeze altogether.