ICE SEASON OPENER EQUIPMENT LIST
MMA will supply most of the technical gear needed for the program; Crampons, Ice Tools, Harnesses, and Helmets. Please bring any gear you have and/or extras for others to use.
PARTICIPANTS MUST PROVIDE THEIR OWN BOOTS • These can be rented at Northern Lights, or Prolite Gear. It is also worth checking Second Wind Sports for a used pair, or borrowing from a friend.
Below is a list of items not supplied. The weather can change dramatically when ice climbing so dress warmly with wicking materials: do not wear cotton!
ICE CLIMBING, CRAMPON COMPATIBLE, BOOTS
Synthetic or wool long underwear top
Synthetic or wool long underwear bottom
Polar fleece or Prima-loft sweater or jacket
Down or synthetic parka
Gore-tex or similar waterproof and breathable top with hood
Gore-Tex or Schoeller pants
Two pairs of winter gloves or mittens
Synthetic or wool hat that can cover the ears and fits under a helmet
Synthetic or wool socks
1 to 2 liters of water in sturdy leak-proof bottles
High energy snacks
Headlamp or flashlight
OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED ITEMS
Thermos with a hot drink
Boot gaiters if pants do not make a snug fit
Hand and Toe Warmers
If you have any questions please contact MMA.