Packing List

Gear Provided by World T.E.A.M.

To be returned to World T.E.A.M. at the conclusion of the event.

  • Basic bike repair kit (includes tubes, tire levers, multitool and pump).
  • Rafting equipment and gear.
  • Rappelling equipment and gear.
  • Camping tent (ranging from two-man to five-man size)
  • Sleeping bag and mat.
  • Insect repellent.
  • Mountain bike, tandem, or off-road hand cycle (must be reserved prior to the event).
  • Team t-shirt
  • Team gear bag (1 per team) containing:
    • Basic First Aid kit (bring your own if you prefer).
    • Compass (bring your own if you prefer).
    • Cordage
    • Safety whistle.
    • 1 space blanket.
    • Basic rope.
    • 2 carabiners.
    • 1 roll of duct tape.
    • Pack of zip ties.
    • 5 sets of ear plugs (you may keep these or bring your own).

Required Gear for Athletes to Bring

  • 1 hydration system (70 oz minimum capacity).
  • Personal bike helmet (available to borrow upon request).
  • Set bike gloves.
  • 1 waterproof bag (dry bag, may be heavy duty garbage bag or similar).
  • Headlamp/lantern/flashlight with extra batteries.
  • Clothing:
    • Waterproof outer jacket or shell.
    • Layers (that you can remove or add according to the air temperature).
    • Extra shoes and socks (these will get wet during the competition).
    • Arm and leg warmers.
    • Sunglasses.
    • Hat or visor.
    • Warm winter coat and hat for evenings at camp.
  • Sunscreen (World T.E.A.M. has a limited amount).
  • Travel toiletries.
  • Any required personal medications.

Recommended Additional Gear

Bring with you if desired.

  • Cotton sleeping bag liner.
  • Travel pillow.
  • Noise-cancelling headphones.
  • Air mattress.
  • Bath towel and wash cloth.
  • Extra emergency space blanket.
  • Quarters to operate pay showers at Rancho ($2 per shower).
  • Magnifying lens or reading glasses for map reading.
  • Camera.

Packing Suggestions

  • Clearly identify all personal gear.
  • Consider wearing a long-sleeve shirt to provide protection from the sun during competition.
  • Early September weather in Colorado’s mountains can be variable – pay close attention to conditions. Bring warm clothing, particularly for evenings. Rain gear may be useful for afternoon thundershowers.
  • Use nail polish removal and a cotton ball to remove writing from the Ziploc bag holding your course map.