Required Gear List - East Fork Challenge

The following is the minimum required gear list for The East Fork Challenge. If a racer is racing solo, he/she must carry both the individual gear as well as the team gear.  This list is minimal and does not reflect everything needed to successfully complete the course, just the minimum for you to complete if safely.

Individual Gear (required at all times)

• Hydration System (may be bladder and/or bottles)
• Headlamp
• Waterproof jacket
• Compass
• Whistle
• Minimum 1 square foot of bright orange material, as part of your clothing or attached to your pack (not required while paddling)

Team Gear (required at all times)

• Maps (provided to you on race day)
• Checkpoint Punchcard (provided to you on race day)
• Medical Kit (see below)
• Knife with locking blade
• Lighter or Waterproof Matches
• Cell phone
• Dry bag for cell phone

Biking Gear - Individual (required during all biking sections)

• Mountain Bike
• Biking Helmet
• Spare Tube

Biking Gear - Team (required during all biking sections)

• Tire Levers
• Allen Wrench Set
• Inflation Device (can be pump or air cartridges)

Paddling Gear - Individual (required during all paddling sections)

• Paddle

Paddling Gear - Team (required during all paddling sections)

• Boat (canoe or kayak)

Medical Kit

• Antibiotic Ointment
• Medical Tape
• Ace Bandage
• Gauze Pads (minimum 3)

Please contact us with any questions you may have.