Day Treks Gear List


  • Waterproof hiking shoes or regular sneakers**
  • Warm clothes** (for the night)
  • Rain gear/jacket
  • Jacket
  • T-shirts (2)
  • Socks (synthetics recommended)
  • Shorts (3)
  • Change of underwear
  • Bathing suit (just in case)
  • Hat/headbands

Sleeping Gear:

  • Sleeping bag**
  • Pillow**
  • Blanket** (it’s going to get REALLY cold at night!)

Other Personal Items:

  • Daypack** (regular school backpack will work fine)
  • Water bottles (2)**
  • Camping dish sets** (bowl/plate/utensils)
  • Flashlight**
  • Sunscreen
  • Bug Spray
  • Towel
  • Toothbrush, toothpaste
  • Deodorant
  • Other toiletries (there will be no showers)
  • Camera (bring at your own risk)
  • Can bring cell phones (just in case), but you are liable; please use as minimally as possible


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2016 University of Rochester Freshman Orientation Outing Treks