The Meltdown Gear List

2 HOUR FOOT EVENT

Mandatory Individual Gear

This is a minimum list for this event. You are welcome to carry any other equipment you feel is necessary. Racers are responsible for carrying all their own food and water for the entire race.

  • Food and water for the race
  • Whistle
  • Protective eyewear
  • Appropriate clothing for weather: rain shell, fleece, hat, gloves, etc.

 

Mandatory Team Gear

Teams must at all times possess the following mandatory team gear in addition to the mandatory individual gear being carried by all team members:


SOLO RACERS ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS GEAR

  • Waterproof map carrying case (sturdy zip loc bags OK, but don't work will in wet conditions)
  • Check Point Passport (provided by GOALS ARA)
  • First Aid Kit suitable for up to three teammates
  • Ball point pen, or permanent marker
  • At least one operational charged cell phone (water proofed in zip lock bag)
  • Water for team
  • Compass

Recommended Gear
(as per weather conditions)

  • Extra wool socks
  • Waterproof, insulated shoes/boots
  • Layered clothing
  • Chemical hand & foot/toe warmers
  • Snow shoes, cross county skis, Yaktrax or spikes and trekking poles, if conditions permit

 

Forbidden Gear

GPS

6 HOUR FOOT/BIKE EVENT

Mandatory Individual Gear

This is a minimum list for this event. You are welcome to carry any other equipment you feel is necessary. Racers are responsible for carrying all their own food and water for the entire race.

  • Backpack to carry gear for race
  • Food and water for the race
  • Whistle
  • Emergency blanket
  • Protective eyewear
  • Appropriate clothing for weather: rain shell, fleece, hat, gloves, etc.
  • Mountain bike and bike helmet

 

Mandatory Team Gear

Teams must at all times possess the following mandatory team gear in addition to the mandatory individual gear being carried by all team members:

SOLO RACERS ARE ALSO RESPONSIBLE FOR THIS GEAR

  • Waterproof map carrying case (sturdy zip loc bags OK, but don't work will in wet conditions)
  • Check Point Passport (provided by GOALS ARA)
  • First Aid Kit suitable for up to three teammates
  • Ball point pen, or permanent marker
  • At least one operational charged cell phone (water proofed in zip lock bag)
  • Bike Repair kit (multi tool with Phillips and flat head screw drivers, chain break tool, allen wrench set, two tire levers, at a minimum).  Note: one per team is OK.
  • Water for team
  • Compass

Recommended Gear

  • Extra wool socks
  • Waterproof, insulated shoes/boots
  • Layered clothing
  • Chemical hand & foot/toe warmers
  • Snow shoes, cross county skis, Yaktrax or spikes and trekking poles, if conditions permit

 

Forbidden Gear

GPS

1302 SPELLMAN DRIVE

DOWNINGTOWN, PA 19335

610-466-7015
INFO@GOALSARA.ORG

 

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