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Backpacking Las Vegas
Backpacking Black Canyon
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Packing Your Gear

Come prepared. You will be travelling from the open desert to shady canyons, and back out again. Temperatures can vary greatly, so it is best to be prepared for all types of weather conditions. We have put together a recommended gear list for you, to help make your journey comfortable and enjoyable.

What to Bring
  • Shorts/pants and shirt
  • Sturdy shoes/boots for hiking
  • Socks (wool or synthetic recommended)
  • Sandals/flipflops for hotsprings
  • Swimsuit
  • Microfiber towel
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Water Bottle / Nalgene (at least 2)
  • Personal hygiene kit
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Personal Medications
  • Sunblock and Lip Balm (a must!)
  • Headlamp and batteries (highly recommended)
  • Camera and batteries
  • Credit card and photo ID
  • Cash for souvenirs and tips
In Cooler Months:
  • Set base layer (polypro, capilene, etc.)
  • Fleece top (for warmth)
  • Ski type beanie/hat for cool evenings
  • Gloves

What's Included
  • Professional Guide
  • Internal frame backpack
  • Hot springs
  • All meals
  • Bottled water
  • Stove & fuel
  • Mess Kit
  • Tents
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad & pillow
  • Permits and fees
  • Round-trip transportation from Las Vegas
  • Gratuity not included

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Hot Springs Backpacking Trip

NOTES:This supply list covers the 2-day Backpacking Adventure. Based on our years of experience, we suggest items to consider for your trip - but you should bring what will best suit your needs. The canyons can be shady and cool in the mornings, and extremely hot in the mid-day sun. If you have any questions, please call us and we will help you find the right gear.

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