SUMMER PACKING LIST

Please keep in mind that we are providing a rustic backcountry experience. Yurts are not accessible by vehicle, but we provide a handcart for the 100-yard walk. The nearest gas station is 25 miles from the yurt.

SUMMER PACK LIST: Please note: Weather in the La Sal Mountain Range can be varied and unpredictable. Nighttime temperatures often drop significantly and a summer thunderstorm will descend on you with little notice. Please be prepared with proper equipment and clothing.

GEAR

  • Boots that you have previously broken in
  • Trekking Poles
  • Small daypack
  • Headlamp/flashlight with extra batteries
  • Small personal first-aid kit
  • Leatherman or knife
  • Water bottle
  • Compass
  • Topo maps of the area (check out the local Forest Service office in Moab for more information 435.259.7155)
  • Guidebooks and field guides

CLOTHING/PERSONAL ITEMS

  • Layered light & medium weight clothing – preferably not cotton
  • Wool Socks – 1 pair per day
  • Down jacket/parka/vest – Even in the summer, nighttime/morning temps are low.
  • Rain Gear: Waterproof/windproof jacket/shell, rain pants
  • Sunglasses
  • Hat
  • Indoor shoes/slippers
  • Personal towel
  • Personal Care Items: toothbrush & toothpaste, deodorant, sunscreen, insect repellent, feminine products, ibuprofen and any other medications you require. Ear plugs in case of noisy bunk mates
  • Entertainment items: Books, games, iPod & speakers & instruments are nice to have at the end of the day. We stock some games/magazines/books (Keep in mind there is no electricity or ability to charge devices)

FOOD/BEVERAGES/WATER

  • Food for all meals including seasonings and oils (we provide salt & pepper)
  • All beverages, coffee and tea
  • Water: In the summer, we provide 2 gallons of water per person per night reserved, to be used for cooking/cleaning/drinking. Please be sure to accurately state the number of occupants you are booking for so we can provide enough water for all.

BEDDING

  • You must bring ALL bedding: Pillows, weather-appropriate sleeping bag (30 degree recommended) or sheets & blankets – Even in the summer months, nighttime temps can drop significantly.

THINGS TO KEEP IN MIND:

  • Please note, there is no electricity in the yurts. Come with a fully-charged cell phone and keep on Airplane Mode or OFF to conserve battery for emergencies. Consider bringing a small solar charger or battery pack to keep you electronics charged.
  • Our yurts are pet-free – NO EXCEPTIONS. Please leave your furry friends at home. Please see the links located on our RESOURCES page for kennels and boarding options in Moab.