wildfire

Personal Gear List

This is a recommended list.

Work Gear

We furnish

  • Fire pack
  • Flame proof clothing (2 sets)
  • Hard hat & chin strap
  • Headlamp
  • Whistle
  • Fire shelter
  • Hearing protection
  • First aid kit
  • Radio
  • Goggles

You furnish

  • Duffle for fire gear
  • Boots (no steel toe) non-slip sole
  • Leather gloves
  • Survival kit (fire, food, warmth, dryness)
  • Compass
  • Rain gear (not Goretex)
  • Folding knife
  • Safety glasses

Personal Gear

  • Large duffle bag
  • Tent (personal, if wanted for privacy, otherwise, we furnish tents and cots)
  • Sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad or air mattress
  • 7 T-shirts (cotton or 50/50 poly-cotton)
  • 7 underwear (same)
  • 7 work socks (wool)
  • Shorts/swimsuit
  • Long underwear (lightweight wool is best)
  • Non-synthetic jacket or "wooly"
  • Camp shoes
  • Pillow if wanted
  • Personal flash light or headlamp
  • A belt
  • Towel/face cloth/soap
  • Shaving kit
  • Shampoo/deodorant
  • Tooth brush/paste
  • Personal items (medications, glasses, sun glasses, pocket book, etc.)
  • Insect repellent
  • ID (driver's license + passport for US)
  • Bank or credit card
  • Cash ($50 to $100)

NOTE: All gear must fit inside bag - no gear tied to outside of bags - garbage bags are not acceptable for travel bags. Total number of bags is two plus carry on. Total weight will not exceed 45 pounds for air travel in BC.

Boulder Mountain Contracting Ltd.