Cotton or synthetic climbing pants/capri’s
Shorts for hot weather
Fleece or lightweight down sweater
Lightweight wind shell
Water proof rain jacket – lightweight gore-tex or similar
(Optional) Sun hoody
Baseball hat – for sun protection
1 pair of lightweight leather belay gloves – hardware store versions are great
Sticky rubber approach shoes or light hiking/trail running shoes (closed toe mandatory)
Cotton or Synthetic socks
Harness – UIAA/CE rated climbing harness with belay loop and gear loops. Should be able to fit on the outside of your layers.
Helmet – UIAA/CE rated climbing helmet.
Belay/rappel device – plaquette, tube style device preferred
2 locking carabiners – large, round stock screw gate carabiners that are easily manipulated while wearing gloves
Sticky rubber rock climbing shoes
*All technical equipment will be provided by SAI, but if you have our own, it’s encouraged that you bring it.
2L of water
800 -1200 calories of food – energy bars, sandwiches, fruits, etc
Backpack – 25-30L
2 Large mouth water bottles, 1L capacity each.