Mt. Marcy Gear List


  • Hiking boots
  • Multiple pairs of socks
  • 2 pairs of shorts
  • Pants for the evenings
  • Lightweight, waterproof jacket
  • 2 t-shirts
  • Hat/headband
  • Underwear

Sleeping Gear:

  • Sleeping bag (rentable)
  • Sleeping pad (rentable)

Other Personal Items:

  • Hiking backpack (rentable)
  • Ziplock bags
  • Headlamp or flashlight
  • Water bottles (2+ liters)
  • Toothpaste/toothbrush
  • Sunscreen (we will provide bug spray)
  • Tupperware bowl, utensils, cup (or you can use your bowl)
  • Small towels
  • Bring $10 for miscellaneous stuff/breakfast

Optional Items:

  • Pack cover
  • Camera (bring at your own risk)

2 thoughts on “Mt. Marcy Gear List”

  1. I don’t currently own any hiking boots and will need to buy a new pair, do you have any recommendations/ tips?

  2. Most certainly buy a pair of hiking boots! But make sure to break them in before the hike. You can do this by wearing them all day for about a week before the hike. Have fun!

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