Mandatory Gear

*may be updated before race date*

INDIVIDUAL GEAR (TO BE CARRIED BY EACH MEMBER AT ALL TIMES)

Click on items with links to see recommended examples from Wilderness Supply Company

  • 1 Whistle
  • 1 Knife (min. 2" folding blade)
  • 1 Liter minimum capacity, water bottle or hydration bladder
  • 1 Emergency blanket
  • 1 Headlamp and spare batteries
  • 1 Lighter / matches (waterproof recommended)
  • 1 Pair of race specific footwear (ie. Trail runners)
  • 1 Pair of long pants or tights
  • 1 Fleece or soft shell mid layer
  • 1 Lightweight Rain Jacket
  • 1 Toque or Buff
  • 1 Pair of full finger gloves (bike gloves will suffice)
  • 1 Safety glasses (clear / yellow lenses for bush crashing) Prescription glasses will suffice.
  • 1 Race jersey (Provided by FearBC)

Recommended (but not mandatory)

TEAM GEAR (TO BE CARRIED BY THE TEAM AT ALL TIMES)

  • 2 Compasses (sighting mirror recommended)
  • 1 Pen and/or pencil for marking maps
  • 1 Watch
  • 1 Waterproof map case
  • 1 Water filter or water purification such as Aquatabs or Pristine (enough for 30 L)
  • 1 Bear Banger or can of Bear Spray
  • 1 Set of maps (Provided by FearBC)
  • 1 Passport (Provided by FearBC)
  • 1 FRS Radio (hand held family radio, doesn't need to be too fancy!) channel to be determined by race staff
  • 1 First Aid Kit
    • 1 Tweezers
    • 6 Anti-inflammatory tablets
    • 6 Anti-histamine tablets
    • 1 Roll adhesive tape
    • 1 Gauze roll
    • 1 Tensor bandage
    • 4 Closure (butterfly) bandages
    • 5"x 5" blister pad (or equivalent moleskin, etc.)

MOUNTAIN BIKE: TO BE WORN &/or CARRIED DURING EACH BIKE SECTION

individual

  • 1 Mountain Bike
  • 1 Bike Helmet (must be worn at all times)
  • 1 Spare Tube
  • 1 Pair of Bike Gloves

team

  • 1 Tire Pump
  • 1 Set of Tire levers
  • Yellow Safety pinny (reflective vest)

Recommended (but not mandatory)

  • 1 Inner tube patch kit
  • 1 Chain repair tool
  • 1 Set of allen keys / hex wrenches
  • 1 Bike computer (highly recommended)
  • 1 Water bottle on bike
  • 1 rear blinking light

PROHIBITED FOR THE ENTIRE RACE

  • GPS or electronic device (smart phone) or any device with GPS capabilities enabled
  • Maps other than those supplied by the race organizers