Trad Climbing Gear List

Climbing Gear Basics
Hardware quantities will depend on your route
-Belay/rappel device with belay carabiner
-Alpine draws
-Personal anchor system
-Slings or anchor setup
-Locking carabiners
-Nonlocking carabiners
-Nuts, hexes
-Nut tool
-Gear sling
-Accessory cord/prusiks
-Chalk and chalk bag
-Climbing shoes
-Route description or guidebook
-Day pack
-Hand protection -tape, belay/rappel gloves

Personal Gear
-Sunscreen and lip balm
-Sun hat
-First-aid kit
-Snacks / Lunch
-Clothes to climb in (wicking t-shirt, shorts, pants or tights)
-Insulating layers (mid-layer or hoody, jacket, toque)
-Rain jacket
-Approach shoes
-Climbing knife

Other Gear
-Trowel and toilet paper
-Insect repellent
-Hand sanitizer
-Bandanna or buff
-Bag for collecting trash
-Notepad and pencil