Overnight River Packing List
Sleeping Bag and a good pad.
Clothes (Please keep these to a minimum)
Pants or Shorts - 2 pair, one to keep wet & one for night (no denim material please)
Shirts - 1 long sleeve and 2 short sleeve
Underwear and Socks
Shoes - 2 pair (River sandals or quick drying sneakers for the river
and another pair of sneakers or hiking boots for evening)
Sweater and/or Light jacket
Hat or sun visor (the wider the brim, the more it protects)
Sunglasses with eye strap
Flashlight with extra batteries
Camera with extra batteries
Musical instruments in hard cases (Bring at your own risk)
Toothbrush & toothpaste
Washcloth & Towel
Sunscreen (Waterproof 10-50 level protection)
Lotion & Lip balm
For Cool Weather Trips:
Bring thermal underwear, flannel or wool shirt, wool pants,
wool cap & warm gloves, a WARM sleeping bag, and a good parka type
jacket. Optional items include: waterproof booties, wet-suit
bottoms and rubberized shoes or boots.
Winter weather is unpredictable! You may have warm days, so wear
clothes that you can layer on and off. And throw in the swimsuit – you never know!
Assemble each person’s river gear in separate large trash bags. If it won’t fit in a large trash bag, you have packed too much! We will supply you with a large waterproof bag for sleeping bag and clothing. We also provide one waterproof bag for cameras and other small items for each two people on the trip. If you have any questions, feel free to call us. Thank you for choosing Big Bend River Tours!