Mandatory Gear

The following gear is required to participate in the Dead Zone 20; recommended items follow.  We will be doing a gear check at the pre-race meeting on Saturday morning.

Navigation

  • Compass

Footwear

  • Ice cleats (if running)

Illumination

  • Headlamp/bike light
  • Extra batteries for headlamp/bike light
  • Two flashing red LED lights, both on front and back (or on backpack if skier/runner)
  • Ten square inches of reflective material on front and back

Hydration

  • Insulated water container – 2-qt (64 fl. oz) or just under two litres

Other

  • Helmet is required if biking

Recommended Gear

  • First-aid supplies
  • Duct tape
  • Trekking poles (if running)
  • Watch
  • Balaclava and/or face mask
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Sunglasses
  • Cell phone (expect limited coverage)
  • Whistle
  • Wool base layers

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