Outer Shores Lodge

Packing List

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Packing List

Outer Shores Lodge is situated in a temperature rainforest on the rugged and remote west coast of Vancouver
Island. The lodge is a casual place with no clothing requirements while relaxing and dining inside, however for
excursions and activities outside it’s wise to arrive prepared for the elements and we recommend packing
comfortable, functional clothing including proper raingear. Average daily temperatures during the summer
range from 10-20°C with overnight lows between 10-15°C. High humidity tends to make it feel a bit colder.


When packing, think layered clothing systems comprised of wool, down, polyester, or fleece that work together
and can be easily added or removed. If you have additional questions about what to pack, please contact us. The
list below is primarily to assist with activities and excursions and not lodge-wear.

Footwear
Headwear / Handwear
Waterproof hiking shoes or boots
Warm hat
Running shoes or sandals
Sun hat
Wool or polyster socks
Gloves
Activity Clothing
Personal Items
Quick dry hiking pants
Personal reusable water bottle
Quick dry shorts
Personal toiletries
Short-sleeve shirt
Prescription / Pain relief medications
Long-sleeve shirt
Sunglasses
Down jacket, fleece and/or sweater
Sunscreen
Rain jacket / Windproof jacket (e.g., Gore-Tex)
Small backpack for excursions
Lightweight hiking rain pants
Optional Items
What We Provide
Rubber boots
Heavy-duty rain jacket
Slippers
Heavy-duty rain pants
Binoculars
Hiking poles
Camera, with extra cards, batteries, etc.
Sunglasses
Down jacket, fleece and/or sweater
Small flashlight or headlamp
Bathing suit

*Note that washer and dryer are readily available as needed. 

All methods of travel to Outer Shores Lodge require a short walk and/or boat ride to the lodge. Please arrive wearing or having easy access to waterproof footwear and raingear. Waterproof luggage will provide added protection, but is not required.

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