Vast Alaska’s Moose Hunting Gear List
This gear list should help prepare you in advance.
Temperatures range from 40F to 60F
Vast Alaska proudly endorses Sitka Gear
- Wader Boots Simms G3 or Chota Caney Fork or equivalent (good tread or cleats). We will be wearing these over the Tundra Hippies.
- Simms G3 Guide Wader Pants Or Chota Tundra Hippies
- Good Boots: I recommend Lowa Tibet GTX , Scarpa Wrangell, Schnees, Kennetrex
- Socks: 3 pairs wool socks, I prefer Darn Tough Hiking
- Sock Liners: 3 pair Wigwam Gobi
- Long Underwear: 2 pair top and bottom; wool or synthetic
- Pants: 1 pair durable synthetic or wool such as Sitka Gear Mountain Pant or equivalent
- Shirt: Long sleeve, wool or synthetic (midweight)
- Jacket: Fleece
- Raingear: Jacket and pants or bibs. SITKA GEAR, KUIU or Weather Watch Fishing Pants Weather Watch Hooded Fishing Jacket
- Overcoat: Synthetic parka with hood. Such as Barneys Frontier Gear Brooks Range Jacket.
- Gloves: 1 pair wool or fleece
- Hat: wool or fleece
- Headlamp: Tikka XP2, Black Diamond Spot or equivalent.
- Gaitors: 1 pair of Sitka Stormfront Gaiters or equivalent
- Water Bottles: 2 32 oz. H2O Bottles -or- 32oz. Gatorade jugs
- Sleeping Bag: 15°ƒ or lower (Synthetic)
- Sleeping Pad Thermarest Ridgerest (we have some at camp)
- Binoculars: 10×40 with a Binocular Bra (harness system that hangs from your shoulders)
- Eye Protection: UV Sunglasses
- Rifle: .338, .375. 2 boxes of ammunition
- Backpack: frame or internal frame pack 3,000 + or – cubic inches
- Toiletries: medication, toothbrush, small toothpaste, etc
Be advised cotton clothing does not wick away rain and sweat from the skin, it requires too much energy for you to get dry. Synthetic or wool fibers ONLY.
Barneys Sports Chalet – 907.561.5242 http://www.barneyssports.com is a good outlet for hunting gear. The crew can assist in your decisions on what you need for where you’re going. They are located in mid-town Anchorage, Alaska. They are avid Alaskan hunters and suppliers since 1963. If you need help with anything they are well versed on our Moose Hunting Gear List and will give you advice or direction. Website sales and support.
Sitka Gear – www.sitkagear.com – The finest technical gear on the planet