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Alone Season 7: Participant Gear List

Alone Season 7 Gear List

Each Alone participant brings clothing, safety, and survival gear to the Arctic. Here’s a list of all of the standard items the participants are given, as well as the master list from which they are allowed to select ten special items.

CLOTHING/APPAREL/PERSONAL EFFECTS

*These items do not count towards the 10 special items, but may not exceed the approved quota for each.

Alone Gear
How does one keep warm in the arctic? Participants are allowed to bring 2 hats.
  • 1 pair of high-leg hunting boots
  • 1 pair waterproof Arctic winter boots
  • 1 T-shirt (short sleeved)
  • 1 fleece/wool shirt
  • 2 wool sweaters
  • 6 pairs wool socks
  • 2 hats (brimmed, wool, fur, Arctic or baseball)
  • 2 buffs or neck gaiter (no balaclavas)
  • 1 shemagh OR scarf
  • 4 pairs of gloves (1 insulated, 1 leather work-style glove, 1 over mitt, 1 thin glove liner)
  • 2 pairs of underwear/briefs
  • 1 insulated parka-style jacket
  • 2 pair of outdoor pants/bibs (can unzip into shorts)
  • 1 pair of fully insulated or waterproof winter pants/bibs
  • 1 waterproof uninsulated shell/Jacket
  • 2 pairs of thermal underwear (long top and bottom)
  • 1 pair of gaiters
  • 1 leather belt (or synthetic equivalent)
  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 pair of eyeglasses
  • 1 personal photograph

SELECTION LIST

*Participants select 10 items from the following list.

*Participants may only choose up to two food items.

*No duplicate items can be taken from the following list.

Alone Gear
Knives come in very handy in the wilderness, both for building and hunting.

Shelter

  • 12x12 ground cloth/tarp (grommets approved)
  • 8-mm climbing rope - 10M
  • 550 Paracord - 80m
  • 3-mm cotton cord - 40m (non waxed cord)

Bedding

  • 1 multi-seasonal sleeping bag
  • 1 bivi bag (Gore-Tex sleeping bag cover)
  • 1 sleeping pad
  • 1 hammock

Cooking

  • 1 large pot (no more than 2 quarts; includes lid)
  • 1 steel frying pan (no more than 2 quarts)
  • 1 flint or ferro rod set with standard-sized striker
  • 1 enamel bowl for eating
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 canteen or water bottle

Hygiene

  • 1 bar soap
  • 1 8-oz tube of toothpaste
  • 1 face flannel
  • 1 40-mm roll dental floss
  • 1 small bottle bio shower soap
  • 1 shaving razor (and 1 blade)
  • 1 towel (30” x 60”)
  • 1 comb
Alone Gear
Participants need food to survive. The bow is one tool that helps them get it.

Hunting

  • 1 300-yd roll of a single-filament fishing line up to max of 20 lbs weight test + 25 assorted barbless hooks, no bigger than size 7/0, no lures.
  • 1 Primitive Bow Recurve or longbow + 9x Arrows + simple quiver OR arrow attachment.
  • 1 small-gauge gill net
  • 1 slingshot/catapult + 30 steel ball bearings + 1 replacement band
  • 1 net foraging bag
  • 1 roll 3.5 lbs of 20 or 21-gauge trapping (snare) wire
  • 3 lbs of one solid block of salt

Food (2 items max)

  • 2 lbs of beef jerky (protein)
  • 2 lbs of dried pulses/legumes/lentils mix (starch and carbs)
  • 2 lbs of biltong (protein)
  • 2 lbs of hard tack military biscuits (carbs/sugars)
  • 2 lbs of chocolate (simple/complex sugars)
  • 2 lbs of pemmican (traditional trail food made from fat and proteins)
  • 2 lbs of GORP (raisins, chocolate, peanuts)
  • 1 lb of flour (starch/carbs)
  • 1/3 lbs rice / 1/3 lb sugar / 1/3 lb of salt

Tools

  • 1 pocket knife
  • 1 hunting knife (blade edge length no larger than 10”)
  • 1 Leatherman multi-tool or similar
  • 1 sharpening stone
  • 1 roll of duct tape or 1 roll of electrical tape
  • 1 small shovel
  • 1 small sewing kit
  • 1 carabiner
  • 1 LED flashlight
  • 1 pair of ice spikes (studded walking aids for icy conditions
  • 1 scotch-eyed auger
  • 1 adze
  • 1 2-handed draw knife (blade no longer than 5 inches)
  • 1 hatchet
  • 1 saw
  • 1 ax

GEAR LIST PHOTOS

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