Alone

Alone Season 9: 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.

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Clothing/Apparel/Personal Effects

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

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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
  • 1 fleece/wool shirt
  • 2 wool, fleece or cotton sweaters
  • 6 pairs wool socks
  • 2 hats
  • 2 buffs or neck gaiter
  • 1 shemagh OR scarf
  • 4 pairs of gloves
  • 2 pairs of underwear/briefs
  • 1 insulated parka-style jacket
  • 2 pair of outdoor pants/bibs
  • 1 pair of fully insulated or waterproof winter pants/bibs
  • 1 waterproof un-insulated shell/Jacket
  • 2 pairs of thermal underwear
  • 1 pair of gaiters
  • 1 leather belt
  • 1 toothbrush
  • 1 pair of eyeglasses
  • 1 personal photograph

Clarifications:

  • Any garment with a full zipper is considered a jacket.
  • A buckskin garment is considered a shirt if it has either a 1⁄2 or 3⁄4 zip maximum, or a full set of buttons.
  • A buckskin garment is considered a sweater if it is a pullover.
  • A buckskin garment is considered a jacket if it has a full zipper.

10 Items Selection List

*Participants select 10 items from the following list.

*Participants are responsible for sourcing and purchasing their 10 items.

Participants may only choose up to 2 Food items.

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

Any loops of string attached to any tool, weapon or used as a neck loop will be deducted from the participants 80m of paracord, cotton cord or trapping wire allowance.

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

Shelter

  • 12x12 ground cloth/tarp
  • 8-mm climbing rope - 10M
  • 550 Paracord - 80m
  • 3-mm cotton cord - 40m

Bedding

  • 1 multi-seasonal sleeping bag
  • 1 bivi bag
  • 1 sleeping pad
  • 1 hammock

Cooking

  • 1 large pot
  • 1 steel frying pan
  • 1 flint or ferro rod set with standard-sized striker
  • 1 enamel bowl for eating
  • 1 spoon
  • 1 canteen/water bottle

Hygiene

  • 1 standard size bar of 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
  • 1 towel
  • 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 + 35 assorted barbless hooks
  • 1 Primitive Bow Recurve or longbow + 9x Arrows
  • 1 small-gauge gill net
  • 1 slingshot/catapult + 30 steel ball bearings + 1 replacement band
  • 1 net foraging bag
  • 2 lbs of 20, 21 or 22-gauge stainless steel and/or brass trapping (snare) wire
  • 3 lbs of one solid block of salt

Food (2 items max)

  • 2 lbs of beef jerky
  • 2 lbs of dried pulses/legumes/lentils mix
  • 2 lbs of biltong
  • 2 lbs of hard tack military biscuits
  • 2 lbs of chocolate
  • 2 lbs of pemmican
  • 2 lbs of GORP
  • 2 lbs of flour
  • 2/3 lbs rice / 2/3 lb sugar / 2/3 lb of salt

Tools

  • 1 pocket knife
  • 1 hunting knife
  • 1 Leatherman multitool 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
  • 1 scotch-eyed auger
  • 1 adze
  • 1 2-handed draw knife
  • 1 hatchet
  • 1 saw
  • 1 ax

Prohibited Items

*This list is not exhaustive, any item not listed in the preceding lists inclusive above are prohibited items; this list serves as an illustration.

Alone Gear
Don't get caught with a compass on 'Alone.' It, along with the items below, is forbidden.
  • Fuel, lighters or matches
  • Bug spray/mosquito repellant
  • Sunscreen/chapstick
  • Sunglasses or prescription transition lens eyeglasses
  • Goggles
  • Beauty products
  • Map
  • Compass
  • Unapproved technology
  • Professional snares
  • Firearms of any kind
  • Ammunition
  • Explosives or gunpowder
  • Animal poison
  • Professional fishing rods
  • Fishing lures, flies, bait kits
  • Fishing traps
  • Food/beverage
  • Decoys
  • Animal calls
  • Tree stands
  • Professional bows/crossbows
  • Scopes of any kind
  • Tents or shelters
  • Stoves, pressure cookers or other cooking appliances
  • Hydration packs
  • Fire pits
  • Electric or propane lanterns
  • Inflatable boats
  • Filtration, purification devices, iodine tablets
  • Coolers or food storage boxes

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