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.

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.
  • Camera and battery charger
  • Extra batteries
  • Headlamp
  • Lunch bag/container
  • A good read
  • We are often asked for guidelines regarding gratuity policy and amounts. Gratuities are not expected but appreciated by the staff. Over the past season, gratuities have typically averaged 10% of the package price and are divided equally amongst lodge staff. If you wish, you can either bring cash to the lodge or add a gratuity to your final payment with the credit card on your booking file.

TALUS PROVIDES

  • Wine and beer is available for purchase at the lodge. Due to space restrictions on the helicopter, please do not bring your own beer and wine. Payment can be made credit card on your booking file or cash. Feel free to bring your own spirits but please transfer to a plastic container for the helicopter flight.
  • Bear spray will be provided at the lodge. Do not bring bear spray on the helicopter.
  • Talus Lodge provides Rocky Mountain Soap Company products (Shampoo, Conditioner and Bodywash).
  • Talus Lodge provides sheets, down duvets, pillows and towels.

BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

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

Excess baggage fee: $4.00 per KG

GEAR ALLOWANCE

Summer:
Maximum baggage weight per guest 15 KG.

Winter:
Maximum baggage weight per guest 17 KG
One pair of skis or snowshoe per guest.

Excess baggage fee: $4.00 per KG

Wear ski boots, helmut and ski clothing. Prescriptions on your person.

No wheelies and hard sided suitcases. We love small duffels and day packs. If you have an avalanche pack, let the helicopter loader know.

No dingle dongels hanging off your pack.

Wine and beer is available for purchase at the lodge. Should you want to bring libations (other than wine and beer), please transfer to a plastic container.