What you need to bring


  • Your food other than meals provided. (There is plenty of refrigerated storage space.)
  • A sleeping bag. ( It is cold at night in the Laurel Highlands.)
  • Toiletries
  • A flashlight or other lighting source.

Strongly recommended

  • An inflatable bed. One can be purchased for less than $20 at various retailers
    • Blankets, pillows, or an eggshell mattress are a second choice
  • A small space heater for maximum comfort
  • Clothing and shoes appropriate for hiking
  • Bottled water