No Sleep Adventure Gear List 
Gear List not provided in race packet. Please print a copy and bring with you for reference. 
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 with extra batteries
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Rain Jacket (no one-time use disposables)
  • 2 Glow Sticks with zip ties
  • ​At least one mask or face covering
  • Backpack (large enough carry all mandatory gear)

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

  • Mountain Bike (No cyclocross, gravel, or e-bikes)
  • Bike-Specific Helmet (CPSC approved)
  • Red Flashing Light on rear of bike
  • ​Handlebar mounted white bike light
  • Tire Pump or CO2 Inflator (one per team)
  • Repair Tool (one per team)
  • Spare Inner Tube (at least one per person)
  • Bike Gloves
  • Cable lock (You may need to leave bike unattended along trails at times.) (at least one per team)

Mandatory Team Gear (to be carried at all times)

  • Waterproof Map Case
  • UTM Plotter (1:24 scale)
  • 10-15 feet of rope or webbing (You may need to secure boats during paddle)
  • Sharpie or other water proof writing utensil
  • Crayon (red or black)
  • 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
  • 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. (No personal paddle gear will be allowed this year.)
  • Two glow sticks per boat with zip ties to attach

Mandatory Ropes Gear (will be carried for entire race)

  • Gloves (Full fingered bike gloves allowed - leather preferred)
  • Helmet (Bike helmets allowed)
  • Climbing certified harness (no webbing or sling seats)
  • 2 locking carabiners (climbing certified)
  • 16" or longer sewn runner 
  • ATC, figure 8, or other approved rappel device (no improvised rappel devices allowed including Munter Hitches or Carabiner brakes)

Recommended Gear

  • Food for entire race (up to 24 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
  • Extra batteries for headlamps and bike lights

Prohibited Equipment

  • GPS (Spot Trackers without a display screen are allowed)
  • Firearms
  • Maps other than those provided by the race organization
  • Communication devices 
  • Motorized means of transport
  • Night Vision
  • Bad Attitiudes

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