What to Bring for an ACT Winter Hiking Tour

While your ACT guide will provide most of the gear you will need to have a safe and happy time on the trail, there are a few things that you will want to bring with you on the day of your tour.

Use this list to help you make sure that you pack everything you need for your tour.

Clothing and Footwear

  • Warm layers - wool, fleece and down insulating layers work best
  • Insulated jacket
  • Raincoat, windbreaker, or water resistant shell
  • Ski/snow pants or bib
  • Warm hat that covers your ears
  • Warm gloves or mittens (e.g. ski gloves)
  • Hiking socks or ski socks (wool socks are best)
  • Hiking boots or sturdy shoes - ideally, your shoes should be waterproof or water resistant

Sun Protection

  • Sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher)
  • Sunglasses or ski goggles (we will provide extra if needed)
  • Sun hat or baseball hat (optional)
  • Chapstick or lip balm (one with SPF protection recommended)

Food and Hydration

  • Water bottle with water (we will provide extra water if you need it)
  • Your preferred snacks (we provide extra energy bars if you need them)

Personal Items

  • Credit card and cash
  • ID
  • Cellphone

Optional Extras

  • Portable battery to charge your phone
  • Camera (we will be taking professional grade photos throughout your tour)
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Handwarmer and/or footwarmer packets
  • Prescription medications (if needed)