What to bring
Keep in mind that spring and fall weather can be a bit cool, especially at night.
We hope this list of suggested items will help keep you warm and comfortable
during your stay and while camping.
• Warm, non-slick sleeping bag, pillow, blanket, and comfy sleep wear
• Warm, weather-resistant coat, hat, gloves, warm socks, rain poncho or other
rain gear, and a neck kerchief
• Quilted shirt, preferably dark in color, and easy to brush off
• Cowboy boots with safety heel or slick-soled boots with safety heel, and an
extra pair of sturdy, comfortable shoes for camp
• Wide-brimmed hat and billed cap, for sun
• Spurs, simple and inexpensive (desirable); chaps (optional)
• Small saddle bag or non-floppy, nylon zip bag for water and snacks
• Water bottle with nylon pouch and easy tie options
• Flashlight, lantern, batteries, candles, matches
• Inexpensive throw rug (our tents have earth floors)
• Towel, wash cloth, soap, toothpaste, shampoo, mirror, comb and brush
• Solar-heated shower bag (about $5 at a camp store, K-Mart, etc.)
• Sunscreen and lip screen
• Wet wipes, Kleenex, plastic laundry and trash bags
• Camera and lots of film or batteries!
• Special personal items such as diet foods, snacks, beverages, cigarettes,
and personal first aid items
• Duck tape! Many uses, including protecting sore leg areas
Should you find it difficult to find any of these items, Billings has several
camping, western wear and ranch outfitter stores.
• Connolly’s Saddlery: provide free transportation to and from their store,
no obligations! 877-252-3312; 406-252-3312; www.connollysaddlery.com
• Big “R” Store: 406-652-9118
• Lou Taubert’s: 406-254-2248
You’re invited to make yourself at home in our cook cabin and help yourself
to our condiments table, which includes hot and cold beverages, drink mixes
and water. Canvas wall tents are provided and include your cot with a good
mattress pad and a wood burning stove if desired, with wood provided in camp.
Setup in camp includes a wash