We are also looking for donations of equipment and clothing for the girls.

If you would like to donate equipment, please contact us (info@girlsonice.org) to make sure the equipment is right for our needs.

Our wish list:


Climbing Equipment:

  • Ropes for glacier travel (As a donation, we can only accept newunused ropes for liability reasons).
  • Plastic mountaineering boots (note: if you live in either NW Washington or Alaska and are willing to LOAN your boots, please let us know – info@girlsonice.org)

Camping Gear

  • Lightweight 20°F sleeping bags (synthetic or down)
  • Internal frame backpacks (3000-4500 cu. in.)
  • Sleeping pads (insulated pads)
  • Lightweight 3-person 3-season tents
  • Megamid or other lightweight shelter for a kitchen shelter
  • Stoves (MSR is our standard to keep repairs simple)
  • Pots (we need 2 large pots for group cooking)

Cold Weather Clothing – clean and in good condition!

  • Lightweight Goretex or similar shell (rain) jackets
  • Lightweight Goretex or similar shell (rain) pants
  • Fleece jackets or pullovers
  • Fleece pants (generally thinner fleece pants are better)
  • “Puffy” jackets – down or synthetic
  • Polypropylene or Capilene base layers
  • Fleece hats
  • Fleece gloves
  • Liner gloves
  • Water resistant over-mitts


  • 8 GB or larger jump drives (to provide girls with photos from their expedition)