|Here is a list of gear
we recommend you bring:
Multiple layers of clothing:
** You will want a field map board so you can view your map while it is protected from rain, dust, and rocks. Most students use two pieces of plexiglas with duct-tape hinges. A couple of bicycle inner-tube strips or large rubber bands are a handy way to hold the map down on the map board. Our largest maps are about 14" X 11" and can be folded.
The University of Montana Geosciences Department provides Brunton compasses, stereoscopes, maps, air photos, GPS units, and necessary computer access.
Geosciences Department - The University of Montana - 32 Campus Drive #1296 - Missoula, MT 59812-1296
Phone: (406) 243-2341 Fax: (406) 243-4028 Electronic Email Contact