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Packing List for Grand Mesa!

November 10, 2018
“First Tracks Camp” Packing List

PUT YOUR NAME ON EVERYTHING! (Skis, Clothing, Boots, Ski Ties, Fuzzy Stuffed Animals…)
 
Sleeping BAG!
 
SKI GEAR:
Skate skis  NAME & USAGE CLEARLY MARKED
Classic skis (Hardwax and Klister, if available) Kick Zones marked by coach… (If not, make sure you get your coach to do this while we are at this camp!)
Waxless skis (Zero or Waxless training ski, optional). DITTO
Skate boots
Classic boots
Nordic Overboots (optional)
Skate poles
Classic poles
Ski bag: (big enough to get all your skis into one bag, plus some assorted clothing) ***No boots or hard objects other than skis in ski bags***
CLOTHING:
AVSC Race Suit and Jacket 
Warm jacket (AVSC if you have one)
Waterproof Jacket/Rain Gear (Optional)
Long underwear (Multiple pairs for changing out of sweaty ones!)
Windbriefs for boys
Buff and Headband
Gloves: Race
Gloves: Warm and/or Lobster Mitts
Hats (for cold and warm conditions)
Socks: warm
Running Shoes
Training clothes
Town clothes
PERSONAL ITEMS:
Sunglasses (plus visor or shield for snowy days if available).
Hand Warmers (including low-profile toe-warmers ones for feet)
Water bottle and holder! 
Sun Screen 
Entertainment for down time (books, cards, games, etc.) 
Cell phone (optional).  Please no calls/texts after 9:00 pm 
Watch (Important -- You cannot rely on your cell phone)
Personal toiletries (shampoo, toothbrush, medications, earplugs, etc.). 
Backpack for taking up a change of clothing after training as well as 
Clifbars/Gels
And….
A Positive and Flexible Attitude. It is going to be a fun, productive trip!
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