NOMAD Gear
**Time range estimates are based on estimated fastest and slowest team times, but please use your best judgement when preparing.When preparing, error on the side of caution and preparedness.** Gear bins for transition areas:  You may have 1 gear bin per team member. Gear bins can have a maximum of 25 gallon capacity.  If you can use […]

**Time range estimates are based on estimated fastest and slowest team times, but please use your best judgement when preparing.When preparing, error on the side of caution and preparedness.**

Gear bins for transition areas:

 You may have 1 gear bin per team member. Gear bins can have a maximum of 25 gallon capacity.  If you can use a smaller gear bin, we'd love you for it. 

Leg 1 - Rafting (Approximately 5-9 hours long depending on river levels) • Helmet,PFD,Paddle(ProvidedbyRockNRow)

  • WaterSource - Water bottle or slim camelback that fits underneath tight PFD
  • Adequate food
    • We recommend you bring a little for your raft guide as well.
  • (Leave maps and passports in gear bin the night before to avoid losing them in the rafting section. Navigation will not be necessary in the rafts).
  • (Optional) We recommend taking a bag to attach to the D-ring of the raft containing team food & water.
  • (Optional) Dry or Wetsuit, American Adventure Expeditions will have one you can use. 
  • (Optional) Paddle Booties or Neoprene Socks or similar.
  • (Optional) Bag at Transition Area for team’s wet clothes following raft section labeled with team name/number (not needed if you want to keep your wet clothes in your gear bin after the rafting section). 

Leg 2 - Biking (Approximately 6-12 hours)
  • Sufficient food
  • Sufficient water
  • Mountain Bike
  • Bike light or Headlamp
  • Spare Batteries
  • Helmet
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Sufficient clothing for weather & weather changes
  • Spare bike tire or patches
  • Camera (per team)
  • Bike Tool (per team)
  • Bike pump (per team)
  • First Aid Kit (per team)
  • Compass (per team, 2 recommended)
  • Working and Charged Cell Phone (per team)
  • Tracking Device (provided, per team)
  • Maps (provided, per team)
  • Passport (provided, per team)

Leg 3 - Biking/Running/Trekking (Approximately 17-29 hours)
  • Sufficient food
  • Sufficient water- Water will be available for refill in some mountain streams and lakes.
  • Water Purification Method (highly recommended)
  • Rain Jacket with Taped Seams
  • Running/Hiking Shoes
  • Head Lamp
  • Spare Batteries for 2 nights
  • Rear Red Blinky Light for bike
  • Bike
  • Helmet
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Sufficient clothing for weather & weather changes 
  • Beanie/Buff(highlyrecommended) 
  • Wool or Fleece under-layer (highlyrecommended)
  • Gloves(recommended)
  • Spare Socks (highlyrecommended)
  • Spare bike tire or patches
  • Camera (per team)
  • Bike Tool (per team)
  • Bike pump (per team)
  • First Aid Kit (per team)
  • Compass (per team, 2 recommended)
  • Working and Charged Cell Phone (per team)
  • Tracking Device (provided, per team)
  • Maps (provided, per team)
  • Map Case (recommended)
  • Passport (provided, per team) ​​

Leg 4 - Biking (2-6 Hours)
  • Sufficient food 
  • Sufficient water
  • Mountain Bike
  • Bike light or Headlamp 
  • Spare Batteries 
  • Helmet 
  • Emergency Blanket
  • Sufficient clothing for weather & weather changes 
  • Spare bike tire or patches
  • Camera (per team)
  • Bike Tool (per team)
  • Bike pump (per team)
  • First Aid Kit (per team)
  • Compass (per team, 2 recommended)
  • Working and Charged Cell Phone (per team)
  • Tracking Device (provided, per team)
  • Maps (provided, per team)
  • Passport (provided, per team)

*GPS - You may record your race on a device for fitness information to be accessed after the race. However, use of GPS info or data during the race is considered cheating and grounds for disqualification.