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La Vida Gear Purchase Recommendations

Please see the links below for some common items that students need to have for their expedition. Even if the item is out of stock, the provided description will help you in tracking down the type of gear that will best suit your needs. If you would like to purchase some outdoor gear, Decathlon often has some of the best prices and is fairly high quality. We recommend exploring various options for discounted outdoor gear such as: Sierra Trading Post, Walmart, REI "Garage Sales", thrift stores, Backcountry.com, Facebook Marketplace, and Craigslist. We ask that you come with hiking shirts, pants, and boots at a minimum. Other clothing and gear can be rented or borrowed from the equipment building at the La Vida base camp.

Boots (Need ankle-support)

Long Underwear

Fleece Clothing

Rain Jackets

Additional Clothing: Gloves, Hats, Hiking Socks, Hiking Pants, Hiking Shirts

Other: Headlamps