Here’s a list of kids’ clothing and other gear that has worked well for my family on everything from multi-day canoe trips in northern Ontario to snowmobile camping trips in the Yukon.
Mec “Toaser Booties”
Mustang Kids Youth Boot
Kombi Candy Man Primaloft Mittens for Kids (these don’t fall off easily)
L.L. Bean Kid’s 650 Down Jacket
Kid’s L.L. Bean Hi-Pile Fleece Colorblock
TK Clothing Merino Wool Base Layer
Pro Max Youth Icecross Flotation Jacket
Grabber hand & Toe Warmers
Columbia Adventure Ride Bib
Azarixa Kids Fleece Balaclava
Big Agnes Little Red Kid’s Winter Sleeping Bag
Exped Dura 5R Duro Ground Pad
Esker Classic Winter Camping Hot Tent
Kni-Co Alaskan Jr. Woodstove for Esker Tents
Thule 2-Seat Chariot
Thule Chariot Ski Kit
Toddler Unisex Acrylic Watch Hat Toque Carhartt
MEC Wide Brimmed Sun Hat
Columbia Sandy Shores Long Sleeved Sunguard
MEC Newt Suit
Kids Bug Shirt
Muskol Family & Kids Repellant
Kilofly Toddler Instant Pop Up Bug Shelter
Eureka! No Bug Zone
Sport-Brella Adjustable Umbrella with Universal Clamp (works to keep sun and rain off of the kids and is great to use in boats of all kinds).
– Beco Toddler Carrier with Extra Wide Seat is a less expensive and more packable kid carrier option for shorter hauls.
– Always bring a reliable Sat. Messenger device such as the Garmin InReach if heading into remote areas whenever cell service is questionable.