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Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo

What to Bring on Your
Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo Trip

What's Included

  • Professional Guide, instruction, and equipment
  • Delicious fresh meals
  • River shuttle by bus to and from the Meet Place for your trip

What to Wear

  • Swimsuit
  • Wetsuit (Required on all Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo trips. See Wetsuit Information for additional details.)
  • Quick drying shorts to wear over wetsuit is recommended for more comfort
  • Athletic shoes that are lace-up, no slip-ons or flip flops 
  • Long-sleeve shirt and pants for added sun protection and/or extra layering
  • Wool or fleece sweater/jacket or waterproof jacket

What to Bring

  • Personal medicine
  • Change of clothing for ride home
  • Waterproof sunblock, sunglasses with strap, hat, visor (optional)

While on the river, you need little other than your river attire. There is limited space available in a water-resistant bag for additional items, such as rain gear or medication, that you might need during the day (no towels, please). This bag is usually available only during the lunch stop and at camp.

Please Do NOT Bring

Pets, expensive watch or jewelry, cell phone, or camera without water protection. Space is limited on the boat. Please note that storage of wallets, and other valuables is the participant's responsibility.

Additional Items for Overnight Wilderness Trips:

Remember to pack light since everything is carried by raft into this wilderness canyon and space is limited. Please have your camp gear ready to be packed in a water-resistant bag that we provide. Have your items contained in a heavy-duty plastic garbage bag, or a small flexible duffel bag (backpacks are generally too bulky and rigid to fit inside the water-resistant bag). Just the minimal toiletry items are needed since the camps do not have running water or electricity. Upon arrival at camp, the guides will set up the camp kitchen; plates and eating utensils are provided.

Packing List

Camp Clothes

  • One pair of pants
  • Shirt
  • Dry shorts
  • Jacket
  • Dry shoes and socks
  • Sturdy sandals

Camping Gear

  • Sleeping bag
  • Pad, ground cloth
  • Tent (optional)
  • Toiletry items (soap should be biodegradable)
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight

Optional items for downtime at camp:

  • Journal
  • Book
  • Deck of cards
  • Collapsible fishing gear in container

Camping on the Tuolumne / Cherry Creek Combo

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