Summer Visit

Recommended Gear List

  • Soft-sided luggage (Duffel-type is preferable, 50 pounds for travel to our lodges)
  • Tennis or camp shoes for the lodge/camp
  • Comfortable clothing (polypropylene and lots of layers)
  • Mosquito repellent and sunscreen
  • Sunglasses and sun hat or baseball cap
  • Lightweight jacket
  • Lightweight raingear (pants and hooded jacket)
  • At least one change of clothing
  • Warm socks
  • Lightweight gloves
  • Camera, batteries, memory cards
  • Binoculars, notebook, pen
  • Small personal flashlight
  • Personal gear

Hiking Trips & River Journeys

Hiking Trips

  • Sturdy, well broken-in comfortable hiking shoes!
  • Clothes for dressing in layers
  • Long pants

River Journeys

We provide a waterproof gear bag, sleeping bag and a thermarest mat. Personal gear is limited to a space of 9×16×43″. All items included should function even if wet. Polypropylene and pile-type clothing materials work best.

Winter Visit

Recommended Gear List

  • Winter coat (windbreaker shell with hood)
  • Pile jacket
  • Snow pants or bibs
  • Polypropylene long underwear
  • Sweaters
  • Turtle-neck pullovers
  • Scarf or neck warmer / face mask
  • Hat
  • Warm gloves
  • Winter boots
  • Polypropylene socks
  • Wool or warm socks
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Personal toiletry items
  • Flashlight / headlamp
  • Warm inside shoes for the lodge and cabin

The following are optional, but might be nice to have: overmitts, glove and toe warmer inserts, goggles, face mask, lip balm, candy bars or light snacks, cameras, memory cards, spare batteries.

Winter Essentials Pack

Winterlake Lodge

A complete winter clothing package can be waiting in Anchorage or at Winterlake Lodge for winter guests. Please call for pricing.

  • A parka and pants
  • Gloves /mittens
  • Pile jackets
  • Fleece-lined boots