MANDATORY GEAR


 

 

The following is a translation of the Mandatory Gear section from the official Shinetsu Five Mountains Trail race website.

 


100 miles

MANDATORY GEAR

  1. Racer number and timing chip given to you at racer check-in.
  2. A minimum of 500mL of water in a bottle or hydration pack.
  3. Food
  4. Mobile phone (you must be able to receive SMS text mails). You must keep the phone turned on.
  5. Medical insurance (you will need this if you are taken to the hospital)
  6. Cup (there will be no cups provided at the aid stations)
  7. Poison remover
  8. Survival blanket
  9. Rainwear - both jacket and pants (must be waterproof and breathable, seams must be seam sealed and the jacket must have a hood).
  10. Long sleeve base layer shirt (in addition to the one you are wearing during the race)
  11. 2 lights - extra batteries for both

110 km

MANDATORY GEAR

  1. Racer number and timing chip given to you at racer check-in.
  2. A minimum of 500mL of water in a bottle or hydration pack.
  3. Food
  4. Mobile phone (you must be able to receive SMS text mails). You must keep the phone turned on.
  5. Medical insurance (you will need this if you are taken to the hospital)
  6. Cup (there will be no cups provided at the aid stations)
  7. Poison remover
  8. Survival blanket

 *Depending on the conditions, additional items may be added to the mandatory gear list to ensure racer safety.