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    Upper Layer:
  • Long sleeved quick dry shirt (ideally light weight and synthetic fiber)
  • Synthetic or wool light weight t-shirt
  • Synthetic jacket, should be easily packable
  • Long underwear, midweight, 2 sets
  • Fleece sweater
  • Neoprene wet suit (the farmer john style is the most comfortable)

    Lower Layer:
  • Quick dry loose fitting pants
  • Quick dry shorts
  • Long underwear, midweight, 2 sets
  • Synthetic or wool underwear (cotton is pretty uncomfortable to paddle in)

  • Wool or synthetic socks (bring a warm thick pair for chilly mornings and lighter pair for hiking in)

  • Warm fleece or wool mittens/ gloves
  • Neoprene gloves or “pogies”

  • Brimmed hat for sun protection
  • Warm fleece or wool stocking hat

    Rain Gear
  • Waterproof breathable jacket
  • Waterprook breathable pants

    Paddling Jacket
  • Quality rain gear is essential for happiness in Greenland. Ideally a Goretex fabric is best suited for paddle tours. If your paddling jacket has a hood on it, you can leave the rain jacket at home.

  • Paddling shoes or neoprene booties w/ sandels (check out the Chota Quicklace Mukluk)
    Hiking shoes (a cross trainer tennis shoe works great, or a low cut hiking shoe. There’s no need to bring big heavy duty hiking boots

  • Toilet kit
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Quick dry camp towel
  • Journal
  • Extra batteries for camera
  • Personal snacks
  • Pocket knife or leatherman style multi-tool

  • lightweight tent
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Therma-rest
  • Small day pack or fanny pack
  • multifuelburner or trangia
  • food
  • Dry bags for personal gear (no bigger than 15 liters in size, it’s better to have many small bags than one giant bag)

    Check out these companies for ideas on what to bring:
    Seal Line
    Ice Breaker
    Outdoor Research
    Wintergreen Northern Wear

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