gear list


Individual Gear

  • Headlamp with spare batteries

  • Whistle

  • Knife with minimum 2.5" locking blade


Team Gear

  • Lighter or other waterproof fire starter

  • Compass

  • Operable cell phone in waterproof container

  • Water purification

  • Adventure Medical Kit Ultralight .7 or other first aid kit with equivalent contents


Bike Gear

Per racer:

  • Mountain bike (no cyclocross)

  • CPSC certified bike helmet

  • Flashing red rear light

Per team:

  • Spare bike tube

  • Bike multi-tool

  • Bike pump or CO2 inflater


Paddle Gear

You don't have to pack anything!  We're providing paddleboards, paddles and PFDs. Paddles and PFDs will be sanitized between uses. There will be 3 CPs on the water.  Soloists and teams must collect all 3 CPs.  Teams of 2 will have one racer collect 2 and the other racer collect 1 CP.  Teams of 3 will have every racer collect 1 CP.

The following items are prohibited in this race: 

  • GPS-enabled devices

    • Traditional bike computer that determines distance based on wheel rotation is permitted (and recommended)​

    • Altimeters are permitted (though not necessarily recommended)

    • You may carry a tracking device that does not have a screen or mechanism by which to determine location or distance traveled, without sealing it

    • You may carry a tracking device with a screen or mechanism by which to determine location or distance traveled, for purposes of post-race download, but it must be sealed in an opaque bag prior to race start and remain sealed for the duration of the race

  • Pedometers

  • Firearms

  • Maps other than those provided by the race organization

  • Communication devices other than sealed cell phone

  • Motorized means of transport