Equipment List - What to Bring
The following are items you should bring to Montana regardless
of the season:
- Polar Fleece hat, wool cap and a wide-brimmed hat.
- Polarized sunglasses.
- Gloves or mittens.
- Good rain gear.
- A warm jacket even in July.
- A pair of long underwear. These are essential in spring
- Bring a pillow and towels.
- Socks. My feet are always cold. Polar fleece socks, wool
socks, silk socks what ever it takes for warm feet.
- Shorts or a swim suit.
- Chest waders. Chest waders with a raincoat will keep
you completely dry.
- Bring a camera, binoculars, sun screen and insect repellent.
If you are coming on the Smith River with us add the following
- Two long and two short sleeved shirts.
- One pair of dry shoes for around the camp.
- Warm sleeping bag.
- A small pillow.
- A soft bag or duffel bag up to 12" around or loosely
packed so that it can be stuffed into our dry bags.
- Day pack for gear you might need on the river.
- Fishing gear. The most versatile rod you can in Montana
is a 9ft. six weight fast action rod. If you'd like to
bring more rods no problem.
- Small flashlight.
- 2 heavy trash bags for wet clothes.
- Polar fleece sweat shirt or wool sweater.
Having listed all of the above, please try to keep as light
and compact as possible due to limited space on the rafts.
We provide a tent for each two guests, the highest quality
cots, inflatable therma-rest pads, flies, wine and beer,
heavy rubberized dry bags for your belongings, floatation
vests, water bottles along with good guides.
So that we are assured of having enough of the type of drinks
you would like, please let us know:
The trip date:
Number of people in your party:
Number of soft drinks per day and type:
Number of beers per day and brand:
Any special dietary instructions:
MICHAEL GEARY, Owner Lewis and Clark Expeditions
Lewis and Clark Expeditions
Helena, MT 59624
Phone: (406) 449-4632
Cell: (406) 459-2030