It can snow any time of year!

It can snow any time of year!

Optional Items

  • camera (disposable)
  • stationary and stamps
  • book
  • alarm clock (for counselors/teachers)

Please leave at home

  • radios, iPods, etc.
  • handheld gaming devices
  • cell phones
  • candy, food, or gum


 Suggested Packing List

This packing list was created with our weather at 8,500' in mind - lots of layers will help keep you comfortable while you're up here at High Trails. Individual schools may have further suggestions. 

Please pack with you son or daughter so that they know what they have with them. 

  • water bottle (important for adequate hydration during activity at elevation)
  • sleeping bag or two sheets and two warm blankets (rental linens can be provided for a $3 charge)
  • pillow case (pillows are provided)
  • flashlight or headlamp
  • warm coat or parka
  • warm sweater or fleece (in addition to a warm coat)
  • rain jacket or poncho (waterproof!)
  • waterproof boots (optimal) or hiking boots
  • another pair of shoes (comfortable)
  • day pack (school backpack)
  • warm gloves or mittens
  • warm hat
  • sun hat (with brim)
  • sunscreen
  • two pairs of pants
  • several shirts
  • one pair of warm socks (wool!) per day
  • underwear
  • warm pajamas
  • towel and washcloth
  • toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, hairbrush
  • three pencils and a pen
  • bandana
  • High Trails materials (journals, Discovery Group curriculum packets, etc.)