Section Five:  Equipment List


What is Really Necessary?


·        There is virtually no limit to the amount of  “stuff” which you can bring along on a trip to Alaska.  Survival gear, wet suit, lifejacket, rifle, satellite phone, handheld GPS, water purification tablets, etc.  The list can get quite long and before you know it, there is no room for your mother-in-law or favorite child. 






Survival Equipment






Cell Phones versus Satellite Phones versus Personal Locator Beacons





Required Documents



·        Pilots should bring the following paperwork:


o       Pilot’s license and current medical certificate (US Customs will ask for this on your return)


Clothing and Accessories


·        Recommended items for spring/summer travel include:





Home   |   Introduction   |   One: Flying in Canada   |   Two: Getting There  

Three: Things to Do in Alaska   |   Four: Getting Back to the US from Alaska   |   Five: Equipment List  

Six: Charts and Aeronautical Information   |   Photo Gallery:   2004