What to Bring

You have spent valuable time planning and making it possible to come to Zion National Park and your Zion Guru Event.  Reviewing the lists below and packing the right things for your trip will truly enhance your experience.  For all trips/outfitting please bring:

  • Sunscreen (SPF 30 or higher, applied prior to your arrival)
  • Drinking Water (1.5 liters/person/4 hours - minimum)
  • Food - Half-Day - trail mix, food bars, jerky, etc. Be creative but leave the bags of chips, bananas and junk food at home.
  • Food - Full-Day - Cold-cut wraps or sandwiches, trail mix, food bars, jerky, etc. Be creative but leave the bags of chips, bananas and junk food at home.
  • Camera / Smart Phone for pictures
  • Proper clothing and layers.  Guests are always surprised by the weather, either it being much cooler or warmer than they expected.  Look at the long term forecast while packing.
  • EPI Pen if known allergy to bee stings or nuts
  • National Parks Passes or Entry Fee for your vehicles, or you may have to pay $15/person upon passage through Park gates.
  • In ADDITION, please bring the pertinent items for your specific trip below:

Zion Narrows

June - September

  1. Capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or lightweight hiking shorts, board shorts - No jeans, No Cotton
  2. Light rain jacket
  3. Light fleece top for cool mornings

October - May

  1. Track pants, capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or hiking pants
  2. Long underwear. No cotton under the dry pants or drysuits. (Under Armor®, Capilene® etc.)
  3. Light rain/wind jacket
  4. Fleece jacket for the cool mornings
  5. Warm/knit hat/beanie
  6. Warm gloves

scenic hiking

June - September

  1. Comfortable, flexible pants or shorts for hiking.
  2. Light rain/wind jacket
  3. Light fleece top for cool mornings

October - May

  1. Track pants, capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or hiking pants
  2. Long underwear. Under Armor®, Capilene® etc.
  3. Light rain/wind jacket
  4. Fleece jacket for the cool mornings
  5. Down/puffy jacket
  6. Scarf
  7. Warm/knit hat/beanie
  8. Warm gloves

 

Canyon Quests

June - September

  1. Capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or lightweight hiking shorts, board shorts - No jeans, No Cotton
  2. Light rain jacket
  3. Light fleece top for cool mornings

October - May

  1. Track pants, capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or hiking pant
  2. Long underwear. No cotton under the dry pants or drysuits. (Under Armor®, Capilene® etc.)
  3. Light rain/wind jacke
  4. Fleece jacket for the cool morning
  5. Warm/knit hat/beanie
  6. Warm gloves

Biking

June - September

  1. Capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or lightweight hiking shorts, flexible, comfortable, stretchy clothing
  2. Light rain/wind jacket
  3. Light fleece top for cool mornings or chilly shaded trails

October - May

  1. Track pants, capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or hiking pants, shorts, flexible, comfortable, stretchy pants
  2. Long underwear. (Under Armor®, Capilene® etc.)
  3. Light rain/wind jacket
  4. Fleece jacket for the cool mornings and chilly overlooks and shaded trails
  5. Warm/knit hat/beanie
  6. Warm gloves
  7. Puffy Jacket
  8. Advanced Riders: Bring pedals and shoes (optional)
  9. CamelBak or hydration pack

Rock Climbing

June - September

  1. Capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or lightweight hiking shorts, flexible, comfortable, stretchy pants
  2. Light rain/wind jacket
  3. Light fleece top for cool mornings or chilly belays stances

October - May

  1. Track pants, capris, zip-off pants, yoga pants, or hiking pants, shorts, flexible, comfortable, stretchy pants
  2. Long underwear. (Under Armor®, Capilene® etc.)
  3. Light rain/wind jacket
  4. Fleece jacket for the cool mornings and chilly belay stances
  5. Warm/knit hat/beanie
  6. Warm gloves
  7. Puffy Jacket