Equipment Provided

Equipment Provided

Below is a list of the rafting and camping equipment provided for your trip. One of the most important aspects of Grand Canyon trip, is the preparation that goes into planning your adventure.

Three Waterproof Dry Bags 

Bag 1 – Empty Waterproof Bag for Day Use – We call this smaller bag “the white bag.” This bag is for items you need access to during the day. Although it is smaller than the other dry bag we provide, it has sufficient room to hold items recommended below. It is not a backpack. To see a packing demonstration and measurements on this bag, click here. Things you might store in this bag include: water bottles, rain gear, long sleeve cotton shirt and pants (for sun protection), river guidebook, hip pack or small backpack for side hikes, hat, camera, sunglasses, polypropylene long underwear, binoculars, sunscreen, and hiking shoes.

Bag 2 – Empty Waterproof Bag – We call this larger bag “the blue bag.” The bag is tubular shaped and opens from the top. This bag is cinched down tight during the day and you will not have access to it except when at camp. The bag is for your personal clothing, toiletries, etc.   To see a packing demonstration and measurements on this bag, click here.

Bag 3 – Sleeping Unit- Consists of a sleeping bag (80″x35″), sheet liner (fleece liner provided for guests in the months of April and October), and a ground tarp . This bag is packed at our warehouse and will be waiting for you on your trip

Sleeping Pad– Used as padding on the boats during the day and comes to shore at camp each evening. 60″x 22″x 1 1/2″

Folding Camp Chair  – A metal framed folding standard height camp chair is provided.

Blue bags and white    1 Sleeping Unit- Consists of a sleeping bag (80″x35″), sheet liner (fleece liner provided for guests in the months of April and October), and a ground tarp . This bag is packed at our warehouse and will be waiting for you on your trip.

Equipment Provided

Ground tarp, sleeping pad, sheet and sleeping bag equipment provided . Photo by Kristin Harned

Tent – One free standing roomy two-man dome tent is provided for every two people on a reservation.  Example: Reservation for 1 person receives 1 tent, reservation for 2 people receives 1 tent, reservation for 3 receives 2 tents, etc. You are welcome to set a tent up any or all nights but expect the guides to encourage you to sleep outside to experience the brilliant night sky.

Drink Bag– We provide a drink bag to take and store any additional drinks you bring with you on your trip.

Tumbler– Great for coffee, tea, or juice. Has AzRA logo and is yours to keep after the trip.

A guidebook – A waterproof mile by mile guidebook of the Colorado River through the Grand Canyon. For you to keep!

Eating utensils – Knife, fork, spoon, bowl and plate

First Aid Supplies – You will have access to basic first aid supplies such as bandaids and ointments.

Toilet Paper – You do not need to bring your own toilet paper.

Groovette- Named after the groover–or camp toilet. A personal quart-sized plastic paint cup, typically used when urinating in the river or camp toilet is not ideal.

Personal Flotation Device – The National Park Service mandates all trip participants to wear the outfitters type V PFD/life jacket.

All meals and snacks – We provide hearty meals and snacks for in between meals.

Equipment provided,: tent, dry bags, Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona

River Camp
By Ralph Hopkins