Arctic Caribou Hunt

Suggested Clothing and Footwear Items

Remember it is always best to dress in layers. This allows you to remove or add clothing when needed. The overall weather and temperatures in the far north can change drastically through-out the day

  • Warm insulated camo coat with a waterproof outer shell
  • Waterproof, insulated camo pants
  • Insulated long underwear
  • Quality next to skin long sleeve layering (Under Armour, Sitka Gear)
  • 2 Sweatshirt or wool fleece
  • Insulated camo pants
  • 6 pairs socks, 4 wool, 2 cotton/thermal
  • 7 pairs underwear
  • 1 pair insulated high rubber boots (Mucks are an excellent choice)
  • 1 pair waterproof Gortex hiking boots
  • 1 pair casual shoes for lodge (runners, slippers etc.)

Suggested Hunting Gear

  • Polarized sunglasses
  • Light gloves
  • Waterproof insulated gloves
  • Waterproof daypack for storing layered clothing and other daily necessities
  • Good quality binoculars and rangefinder
  • Digital camera with extra batteries
  • Flashlight or head lamp with extra batteries
  • Hunting knife
  • Balaclava
  • Chap stick or good quality lip balm

Personal Gear

  • Medical prescriptions, please ensure you have 3-5 days extra in case of weather or flight delays
  • Spare prescription glasses
  • Personal toiletries – toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, non-scented deodorant etc.
  • Sunscreen and bug repellant
  • Sleeping bag (rating 20 degrees F), Bath towel, wash cloth and personal plastic water bottle to take in the field with you each day


All guests are allowed up to 50 lb of combined baggage, including gun/bow. We insist on the use of one large duffel bag, or 2 smaller ones. A good quality, well-fitting day pack is also highly recommended. A hard sided, lockable gun case is required for all commercial flights, however, during the trip to the camp aboard our charter flight, a soft case is required for your bow or firearm. Hard cases can be left in Thompson at our air charter location.

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