Clothing & personal items

Here are some lists of items we recommend you bring for a hunting trip.


  • Socks (1pair for every 2-4 days)
  • Long Underwear (top & bottoms, light for Aug, mid for Sept, heavy for Oct)
  • Underwear (1 pair for every 2-4 days)
  • 2 Pair Pants (quick dry synthetic fabric)
  • 2 Long Sleeve Shirts
  • Gloves (light for early hunts and heavier on late hunts)
  • Good Raingear (light weight & packable, KUIU and Sitka are good choices)
  • Jacket (med weight wool or fleece)
  • Insulated Jacket (down or synthetic fill for Sept/Oct)
  • Camp Shoes (something light to wear at night or cross creeks, crocks work well)
  • Travel Clothes (wear to and from hotel, can leave in hard case at hotel)
  • Gaiters (waterproof, excellent for crossing creeks and wet grass in mornings)
  • Wiggies (light weight & packable hip boots)


  • Tooth Brush
  • Lip Balm (should be at least #10 SPF)
  • Sun Block (should be at least #30 SPF)
  • Toilet Paper (if there is a particular type you prefer)
  • Shampoo & Liquid Soap (small 2oz bottle)
  • Small Towel or Washcloth
  • Deodorant
  • Baby Wipes (travel pack of 15 to wash up or instead of TP)
  • Prescription Medication
  • Advil or Aspirin (anti-inflammatory)
  • Bandages and Medicated Ointment
  • Blister Kit or Mole Skin
  • Insect Repellant (types that contain deet work best)


  • Airline Tickets
  • Passport/I.D (you must now have a passport to travel to Canada)
  • Non-Resident Firearms Declaration (RCMP 5589 / CAFC 909 form signed at customs)
  • Cashier’s/Travelers Checks and USD Cash (used to pay trophy fees, gratuities)
  • Digital Camera
  • Headlamp or Flashlight (bring extra batteries)
  • Water Bottle (1 liter, hard)
  • Lighter and Waterproof Matches
  • Compass
  • Sunglasses
  • Small Paperback Book
  • Hunting Licenses and Tags (these will be given to you in Whitehorse or camp)

Optional Personal Items

  • Satellite Phone (bring extra batteries)
  • Water Filter (clean water sources are generally available)
  • Small Notepad and Pencil
  • Any Specialty Foods (jerky, gum, mints, snacks, or anything for a special diet)
Note: Total weight of the gear you bring on the bush plane should be limited to about 60 lbs.