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Zion National Park
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Packing Your Gear

Come prepared. You will be travelling from the desert floor to mountain tops, and back down again. Temperatures can vary greatly, so it's best to be prepared for all types of weather conditions. Afternoon thunderstorms and rains are common in Zion National Park. Below is a recommended gear list for you, to help make your journey comfortable and enjoyable.
What to Bring
  • 2 sets of shorts/pants and shirt
  • 1 set base layer (polypro, capilene, etc.)
  • 1 fleece top (for warmth)
  • Socks (wool or synthetic recommended)
  • Sturdy shoes/boots for hiking
  • Shoes for river hiking (will get wet)
  • Rain jacket for summer showers
  • Hat and sunglasses
  • Ski type beanie/hat for cool evenings
  • Small Backpack or Daypack for hiking
  • Water Bottle / Nalgene (at least 2)
  • Personal hygiene kit
  • Feminine hygiene products
  • Small washcloth or towel
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  • Personal Medications
  • Sunblock and Lip Balm (a must!)
  • Insect Repellant (small container)
  • Headlamp and batteries (highly recommended)
  • Camera and plenty of film and batteries
  • Credit card and photo ID
  • Cash for souvenirs and tips (Gratuities for your guides are generally 5%-10% of trip cost. You will also have opportunities to buy food & drinks)
  • Area guide book
  • Pen and paper or small journal
  • Marker to label drinks or food
  • Bike rentals available for $40 (reserve in advance)

What's Included
  • Round Trip Transportation from Las Vegas
  • Zion National Park
  • All Permits and Fees
  • All Meals
  • Kitchen and Cooking Equipment
  • Snacks and Water
  • Tents
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Sleeping Pad & Pillow
  • Gratuity not included

NOTES:This supply list covers the Zion Express Adventure. Based on our years of experience, we suggest items to consider for your trip - but you should bring what will best suit your needs. The canyons can be shady and cool in the mornings, and extremely hot in the middday sun. Summer thunderstorms are common, and you will want protection from the rain. If you have any questions, please call us and we will help you find the right gear.

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