2020 No Sleep Adventure Gear List [2020 updates coming soon]

Mandatory Individual Gear (to be carried by each racer at all times)

  • Knife with 2.5” (or longer) locking blade
  • Whistle
  • Compass
  • Means to carry 2 liters of water per racer (bladder or bottles)
  • Headlamp 
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Backpack (large enough carry all mandatory gear)
  • 1 Glow Sticks with zip tie

Mandatory Bike Gear (helmet must be worn at all times while on bike)

  • Mountain Bike (no cyclocross)
  • Bike-Specific Helmet (CPSC approved)
  • Red Flashing Light on rear of bike
  • Tire Pump or CO2 Inflator (one per team)
  • Repair Tool (one per team)
  • Spare Inner Tube (at least one per person)
  • Bike Gloves

Mandatory Team Gear (to be carried at all times)

  • Waterproof Map Case
  • UTM Plotter (1:24 scale)
  • Sharpie or other water proof writing utensil
  • Water Purifier or Water Purification Tablets for entire team (teams should be prepared to acquire water from wild sources)
  • Fully-Charged Cell Phone in good working order
  • Waterproof Case for cell phone
  • Lighter or other Waterproof Fire Starter
  • Bottle Opener
  • First Aid Kit containing the following contents: (8) 2x2 or 3x3 sterile dressing, (2) 3x4 non adherent sterile dressing, (1) conforming gauze bandage, (4) 1x3 adhesive bandage, (3) knuckle adhesive bandage, (1) tape ½"x 10 yards, (1) swift wrap elastic bandage, (8) 200mg. Ibuprofen, (2) antihistamine (Diphenhydramine), (1) moleskin, (5) towelettes, (3) antibiotic ointment, (3) butterfly closure bandage, (2) pair nitrile gloves, (1) tweezer, (3) safety pins, (1) duct tape (1) waterproof bag for all.
  • Race Provided Number (visible at all times on pack or outer clothing)

Mandatory Paddling Gear (PFD must be worn at all times on water)

  • Canoes will be provided (All canoes have three seats)
  • Single Blade Paddles and PFDs will be provided. (You may bring your own paddles and PFDs. Racer staff will transport paddle gear.)​

Mandatory Climbing Gear

  • Climbing Harness - UIAA Approved (per racer) (We have a limited number available to rent. Contact us prior to race)
  • (2) Locking Carabiners (per racer)
  • Gloves – Bike Gloves OK (leather recommended) (per racer)

Recommended Gear

  • Food for entire race (up to 12 hours) including electrolyte replacement
  • Money
  • Long Pants
  • Dry Bag / Trash Bag
  • Bug Spray, Sunscreen, Sun Glasses
  • Skin lubrication to prevent chaffing
  • Bike odometer/speedometer (more than 1 per team suggested)
  • Bike Tire Patch Kit
  • Duct Tape
  • 10-foot Section of Rope

Prohibited Equipment

  • GPS (Spot Trackers without a display screen are allowed)
  • Fire arms
  • Maps other than those provided by the race organization
  • Communication devices other than sealed cellular phone
  • Motorized means of transport
  • Night Vision

Gear list is subject to change. Please check gear list prior to race.