Recommended RIDETZ Packing List

Due to the many climates experienced throughout RIDETZ, from the desert to high up in the mountains, the weather changes drastically throughout the ride. Therefore, bring whatever is most comfortable to you for long hours of riding, but bring layers to adjust as the weather changes. Additionally, there will be an opportunity to wash your clothes at camp each night with a bar of soap and bucket of water.


  • Shirts x 5 (dry fit is best)
  • Padded cycling shorts x 5
  • Lightweight pants x 2 (not jeans)
  • Lightweight rain jacket
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Socks x 10


  • Cycling shoes + clips (your own clip in pedals) or running shoes
  • Shoes/boots for the hike
  • Sandals/Slipons


  • Cycling helmet
  • Cycling gloves
  • Gel seat!!!!
  • Headlamp
  • Sunglassess
  • Warm hat/beanie


  • Small towel
  • Bug repellant
  • Sunscreen
  • Soap


  • Camera
  • Ear plugs
  • Journal and pen/pencil
  • Wipes
  • Snacks/bars
  • Laundry bags


  • One duffel for the ride. You will not want to bring your huge suitcase in your tent each night. You will be given this bag when you arrive at camp each day. Adventure International can keep a bigger suitcase or duffel in the trucks.
  • Backpack. What you will wear on your back each day. Filled with a camera, medicine, snacks, Camelback of water, and anything you will need throughout the day. But, make sure to keep it light.

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