The Great Northern Adventure Race

Mandatory Individual Gear:

Weather Proof Top
Means of carrying at least 70oz of fluids
Mountain Bike
Bike Helmet ANSI approved
Class 3 PFD

Mandatory Team Equipment

First Aid Kit to include the minimum:

  • Moleskin or similar 3 ½” X 3 ½”
  • Tweezers
  • Duct tape 5’
  • Adhesive tape, minimum 1’ roll
  • (8) Band-ads (1”)
  • (4) 1” X 4” or larger gauze pads
  • Antibacterial pads (8) or ointment

Cell phone
Waterproof map case
Bike repair kit: (minimum 4 patches & tool)
Spare tubes (2)                 
Bike Pump
Folding 2.5” blade
Emergency Blanket
Canoe (Encouraged to find your own)
2 Paddels

Additional Notes

Bring warm clothes (prepare for cold).
Bring soap, towels, etc for showers (we will provide quarters).
Race will start and finish at Nara Trailhead. Bring your bike with you to the race start.
Canoes need to go to the city Gazebo/Pavilion by Super 8 also known as East Houghton Park- Before 10am Race day. Volunteers will be there to welcome your canoe.


Michigan Technological University is an equal opportunity educational institution/equal opportunity employer

Outdoor Adventure Program

MUB 112
1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, MI 49931-1295

Ph. 906-487-2290
Fax 906-487-3158

Michigan Technological University

1400 Townsend Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295

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