Turkey Legs Adventure Gear List

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

  • Backpack (large enough to carry all mandatory gear)
  • Food for Four Hours of Racing​
  • Water Hydration Bladder or Bottles (minimum 40 oz capacity)
  • Whistle
  • Waterproof Jacket
  • Blaze orange article of clothing. (We will be putting orange bandanas in swag bags but feel free to bring additional items
  • Cold Weather Clothing (synthetic or wool hat or buff, long sleeve base layer, gloves, fleece or synthetic sweatshirt)

Mandatory Team Gear
(To be carried by team at all times-1 per team)

  • Compass & Provided Maps
  • Cell Phone (fully charged in waterproof case)
  • Headlamp or Flashlight
  • Emergency Blanket​
  • First Aid/ Safety Kit

               • (1) roll of 1″ or wider waterproof tape (medical or duct tape accepted), at least 10′ long

               • Antibacterial ointment

               • (1) 3″ or wider ace bandage, at least 5′ long

               • (8) band aids

               • (8) doses of painkiller and/or NSAID, 2 doses Allergy Med

               • (1) pair of medical exam gloves)

  • Knife (2.5” or longer locking blade)
  • Sharpie/Waterproof Pen (no fine points)
  • Crayon (any color is fine)
  • Lighter or Other Waterproof Firestarter
  • Waterproof Map Case (for maps and clue sheets - zip-lock bags acceptable)

Mandatory Individual Biking Gear
(To be carried by each racer at all times while on bikes)

  • Bicycle (mountain bike recommended. NO road bikes or e-bikes allowed)
  • Bike-Specific Helmet (CPSC approved)
  • Spare Inner Tube
  • Rear Red Flashing Light

 Mandatory Team Biking Gear
(To be carried by team at all times while on bikes -1 per team)

  • Tire/Tube Repair Kit (patches, tire levers, and pump or CO2 inflator)
  • Multi-Tool Bike Repair Tool

Mandatory Paddle Gear
(To be carried at all times while paddling)

  • Canoe or Kayak for Entire Team (BYOB or can be rented for additional cost during registration)
  • Paddles (canoe or kayak paddles OK) – Canoe rentals will have canoe paddles (one blade); kayak rentals will have kayak paddles (double blade) or you can bring your own.
  • Type III certified PFD / lifejacket (included in boat rental if renting - 1 per racer)

Suggested Gear

  • Sunscreen
  • Zip-ties
  • Waterproof Bags (for clothing and gear)
  • Bike Gloves
  • Duct Tape
  • Electrolytes
  • Rain pants for paddle

Prohibited Items

  • Firearms
  • GPS Devices with Display Screen (OK if sealed in pack.)(Garmin w/Adventure Mode accepted)
  • Walkie-Talkies
  • Internet Accessible Devices
  • Motorized Means of Transport
  • Bad Attitudes

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