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THE SUMMER GEAR LIST

Drop us a line if you there are items missing or if you are unsure of something. We are happy to help. Talus Lodge provides bear spray for our guests.

HIKING GEAR

  • Hiking boots
  • Poles (optional)
  • Daypack (35 -40 litre)
  • Water bottle
  • Tea thermos (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen and lip protection
  • Drones/UAV’s are not permitted at Talus.

HIKING CLOTHING

  • Base layer top
  • Base layer bottoms (long underwear/tights)
  • Waterproof pants
  • Waterproof and breathable jacket
  • Soft shell jacket
  • Thin wind shirt or jacket
  • Fleece jacket
  • Down or insulated jacket
  • Hiking socks
  • Warm hat
  • Baseball cap with neck coverage
  • Gloves/mitts
  • Scarf/neckwarmer/Buff
  • Blister and foot care kit

LODGE AND PERSONAL ITEMS

  • Comfortable lodge clothing
  • Slippers or indoor lodge shoes
  • Personal toiletries. Talus Lodge provides Rocky Mountain Soap Company products (Shampoo, Conditioner and Bodywash).
  • Camera and battery charger
  • Extra batteries
  • Headlamp
  • Lunch bag/container
  • A good read
  • Personal alcohol- Wine and beer for sale at the lodge. If you want to BYO: corkage fee is $15.00 per bottle. Please be mindful of weight restrictions.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Maximum baggage weight per guest 15 KG
One pair of skis or snowshoe per guest.

Excess baggage fee: $4.00 per KG

HOW TO PACK FOR THE HELICOPTER

  • Carry your prescription medication on your person.
  • Space is limited. Gear must be limited to essentials.
  • Gear above the luggage restrictions will incur the excess baggage fee.
  • More than one bag is allowed provided the bags meet the weight limits.
  • Backpacks and small duffel bags are best. Please, no suitcases and backpacks with external frames.
  • Anything attached to your bag may be removed in order to fit in the helicopter.
  • Wear your bulky clothing and hiking boots.
  • We reserve the right to refuse oversize bags/items and extra skis due to space restrictions.
  • Dogs are not allowed in the helicopter.