Background Image

Base Camp Gear List

Alaska Hunting camp views

Around Camp

Temperatures generally range from 15-75 F.
The max and min temperatures occur towards the mid-July and end of the September.

"Keep it light", "Cotton kills", "Dress in layers".
  • Binoculars. Recommend Swarovski
  • Trekking poles
  • Camera
  • Lightweight Barney's, Kifaru or Stone Glacier backpack
  • Pocket Diamond steel
  • 50' parachute cord
  • Sleeping bag rated 0'F to -10'F. Down is lighter than synthetic. Place a plastic compactor bag inside the sleeping bag stuff-sack and then stuff the sleeping bag into the plastic bag.
  • Lightweight sleeping pad
  • Lightweight tarps to provide camp shelter
  • Lightweight, high quality, 3 or 4 season mountaineering tent. We recommend Mountain Hardware, Hilleberg, Kuiu (Only their 4 season), Also Seek Outside tipis and titanium wood stove
  • Stove and proper stove fuel
  • Titanium pot
  • Lightweight cup
    • Spoon
    • Water bottles - 2ea, 1L water bottles
    • Collapsible water container, (dromedary) 2.5 to 5 gallons
    • Toilet paper in Ziploc bag
    • Toothbrush, paste and dental floss
    • Bug dope with deet
    • Hand towel or cloth
    • Medication
    • Foot powder
    • Basic, lightweight First-Aid kit
    • Head Lamp with extra batteries
    • Cigarette lighters
    • Foam sitting pad
    • Reading material for tent bound weather days
    Alaska Remote Hunting Camp
    Alaska Hunting clothes


    • High quality leather boots - well broke in. Zamberlan, Whites, Lowa, Danner, La Sportiva, Scarpa, Kennetrek, Crispi For September hunts we recommend insulated leather boots.
    • Three pairs wool socks
    • Knee-high gators
    • Lightweight sneakers or sandals for creek crossing and camp shoes
    • Merino wool boxer briefs. To prevent chafing
    • 1 pair. Silk or wool long-johns top and bottom
    • 1 pair. Mid-weight fleece or heavyweight long john top
    • 1 each. Wool long sleeve shirt
    • Down jacket
    • 1 pair. Fleece or down pants
    • 1 pair. Lightweight, fast drying pants. Wool or cotton-poly blend
    • High quality rain gear or waterproof jacket and pants
    • Wool or fleece hat
    • Insulated gloves


    • 1 to 1 1/2 lbs of food per person per day. Please bring one or two days extra food in case of bad weather.
    • Freeze-Dried Meals
    • Energy bars/candy bars
    • Dried fruit
    • Granola/Gorp
    • Peanut Butter
    • Jerky
    • Salmon strips
    • Instant mashed potatoes
    • Sailor Boy Pilot Bread crackers
    • Cheese sticks
    • Bagels
    • Flour Tortillas
    • Hot-cereal. Such as oatmeal
    • Instant soups and noodles
    • Salt and Pepper
    • Butter. Fat has the most calories per gram
    • Instant Hot drink
    • Drink mix (Tang)
    • Coffee/Tea
    • Emergen-C
    Alaska Remote Hunting Food
    Alaska Hunting clothes

    Repair Kit

    • Backpack pins and fasteners
    • Small tube seam sealer (for tent)
    • Light wire
    • Oiled bore patches
    • Needle and thread
    • Mini Leatherman or Swiss Army pocket knife
    • Duct tape, wrapped around plastic container