Crooked Compass Gear List

 Gear List

Mandatory Individual Gear

  1. Whistle (one per person)
  2. Space Blanket (one per person)
  3. Rain coat (water proof with taped seams; water resistant jackets are not permissable)
  4. Bike helmet (There is NO biking in this event, BUT we are requiring helmets for one section of the event for safety purposes)
  5. Hydration system – If you are in need of a new hydration system, we recommend SOURCE hydration systems
  6. Necessary food for the duration of the event
  7. Headlamp

Mandatory Team Gear

  1. Fully charged cell phone (one per team)
  2. Compass (one per team) – If you are in need of a new compass, we recommend Kanpas products
  3. Race rules, maps, passports (provided by the race organization)
  4. First aid kit – The list below is the mandatory, minimum requirement, but we encourage you to round out your kit with additional items as you deem necessary and wise. We recommend you consult this medical kit’s supply list for guidance on additional supplies.
    • Antihistamine/benadryl
    • Ibuprofen
    • Assorted bandaids
    • 4 gauze pads, minimum 3×3
    • Disinfecting wipes
    • Epipen if a teammate knows he/she needs one
  5. Water purification

Recommended Gear

  1. Pack
  2. Suitable clothes/layers for the weather
  3. Knife
  4. Long pants
  5. Gloves
  6. Map Case
  7. Camera
  8. Foot lubricant/cream – we recommend Hikegoo and other products from Foot Kinetics
  9. A watch
  10. An altimeter (some points will be easier to navigate to with the aid of an altimeter)
  11. Rain pants if conditions warrant them