Please try and follow this list to ensure your comfort - weather is unpredictable!
•Duffel suitcase preferably with wheels
•Day Pack - something large enough for personal items (camera) and a pack lunch
•Water bottles or camelbak or other hydration system
•Good quality sunglasses (with retainer or strap) and sunscreen
•Small first aid kit - this should always be left in your pack
•Insect Repellent, anti-inflammatory
•Moleskin for possible blisters
•Clothing/gear-Synthetic fabrics (polypropylene) are ideal. They wick away moisture; keep you warm when wet and dry quickly. Layers allow the greatest flexibility for the varied climate.
•Rain gear (jacket and pants)
•Wind or fleece jacket
•Jeans or other durable pants
•Long and short sleeve quick drying shirts
•Hiking pants and shorts
•Party clothes for nights (casual of course)
•Lightweight gloves for hiking around boulders
•Yoga-wear (loose fitting)
•Socks-synthetic and thin liners
•Hiking boots-medium weight and broken in please!
•Sneakers and other comfortable shoe
•Water shoes/sandals or just flip-flops for water crossings
•Baseball hat (STAT hat provided) / rain hat / warm hat / bandana
•Walking Stick (optional)
•Annual average temperatures range from 60's at night to 80's during the day. Due to the high elevation mountain/rainforest environment, this adventure can also bring adventurous weather. You need to be prepared for the cooler temps as well as rain!
•Flashlight and/or headlamp, camera, film, and extra batteries
•Something to tie on our ceremonial talking stick for opening circle*
•Other Important information
Empty your wallet or purse of anything you won’t be using during this trip. Leave your expensive jewelry at home as well as your cell phone! It’s a time to disconnect and be present. If you can’t bear to lose it, don’t bring it. For safety’s sake, assume the worst, that your checked baggage will be delayed, lost or stolen. Believe me, it happens! Carry travel documents, medicine, etc. on board with you.
*We’ll talk about the talking stick prior to the trip.