Your Equipment List

We are super glad you are interested in our llama supported overnight multi-day treks and our llama day hikes. Below is necessary clothing and equipment for your wilderness experience. We make sure everything on this list is on each trip for each person. The mountain weather and environment can and will change on a moments notice. One minute is warm and sunny. The next a storm blows in with rain, wind and a drop in temperature. 

Overnight Multi-day Trips

  • Warm hat that covers ears. Good for nighttime.
  • Brimmed hat for sun protection. Very important to protect ourselves
  • Light weight gloves. Optional. Great for rainy weather and nighttime.
  • Waterproof rain jacket
  • Waterproof rain pants
  • Wool or fleece jacket. No cotton.
  • Wool or fleece vest (optional)
  • Wool base layer shirt long and short sleeve. No cotton.
  • Nylon light weight hiking pants. No cotton.
  • Nylon shorts. (Optional)
  • 3-4 pairs of quick drying socks. No cotton.
  • Hiking boots or shoes. Preferably boots.
  • Water shoes for creek and river crossings. Good fitting pair with durable sole. We prefer Chaco’s or similar.
  • Bandanna
  • Medium size day pack to hold extra clothing layers, lunch, water, etc…
  • Headlamp with extra batteries.
  • Water bladder with drinking hose. Important to stay hydrated.
  • Reusable water bottle
  • Camera with extra batteries. Solar panel and battery for Smartphones. (Optional)
  • Light weight Camp shoes (optional. Water shoes work great too)
  • Personal toiletries – tooth paste, unscented deodorant, lip balm, sunscreen, unscented lotion, Insect repellent, etc…
  • Wash cloth & small pack towel (optional)
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Fishing license (if fishing trip)
  • Fly fishing gear (if fishing trip. We have rental equipment.)

Llama Day Hikes

  • Waterproof rain jacket
  • Light weight jacket
  • Brimmed hat for sun protection
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Binoculars (optional)
  • Closed-toe shoes or sandals
  • Water bottle

We want to make sure you have a pleasant time with us here in the mountains of Montana which includes the Greater Yellowstone ecosystem and the Greater Glacier ecosystem.

Sleeping bags, pads and tents
We provide the highest quality mummy style backpacking sleeping bags, sleeping pads and tents. We encourage you to bring your own sleeping bags. We generally use a  3 person tents per 2 people. Tents will not be tall enough to stand up.

Fly Fishing Gear and Tackle
Need fly gear? Let us know. We have rod/reel, waders, and boots for rent. All guided fishing trips include leader, tippet, flies and necessary tackle.

Toiletries and other personal equipment
Even though we have the trusty strong llamas to carry our gear, food and beverage into the mountains, its still is important for us to be as efficient as possible. This means keeping toiletries and other personal equipment to a minimum. We use travel size toiletries.