What to Bring

Equipment needed and provided for hiking tours in Yellowstone.

What to Bring


A bald eagle swoops over a grizzly bear feeding on a carcass in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

A bald eagle swoops over a grizzly bear feeding on a carcass in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

We provide:

  • Transportation from Mammoth Hot Springs to the trailhead and back
  • Bear spray
  • Light backpack for  your personal gear
  • Trekking poles
  • Two spotting scopes for the group
  • Gourmet lunch and breakfast snacks
  • Knowledgeable and professional guide

A bee buzzes an Indian Paintbrush in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

A bee buzzes an Indian Paintbrush in Yellowstone National Park. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

What you need to bring:

  • Rain jacket
  • Water bottle 
  • Extra fleece layer
  • Sunscreen/sunglasses/hat
  • Insect repellent
  • Camera
  • Smiles (optional)

Weather is unpredictable in Yellowstone. Old Faithful Geyser erupting during a snow storm in July. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

Weather is unpredictable in Yellowstone. Old Faithful Geyser erupting during a snow storm in July. Photo by: Emily Jo Mahan

Banner Photo: Josh Mahan