History Channel Alone Gear List – Win $500K for Camping in the Woods Alone!
History Channel Alone Gear List, which items would you choose?
This is the History Channel Alone Gear List for the participants of the hit survival show and what they get to take with them. For the majority of western society going camping, survival and bush craft is just a hobby. Only a select few have the skills and knowledge to survive off the land and even then, it isn’t easy. History Channels hit TV show ‘Alone’ is back with a second series where 10 people are left in the wild to survive for themselves and the person who lasts the longest wins $500K. There are Bears, Wolves and all manner of things that can go wrong, here is History Channel ‘Alone’ Gear List.
Each Alone participant is allowed to bring limited clothing, safety, and survival gear to Vancouver Island. Here’s the History Channel Alone Gear List of all of the standard items the participants are given, as well as the master list from which they are allowed to select ten special items. Finally, there is a list of prohibited items.
*These items do not count towards the 10 special items, but may not exceed the approved quota for each.
1 x pair high leg Hunting boots
2 x pairs of Outdoor Pants (can unzip into shorts)
1 x t-shirt
2 x fleece or wool shirts (hooded or unhooded)
3 x pairs wool socks
1 x hat (brimmed, wool or baseball)
1 x bandana or shemagh
1 x pair gloves
1 x light outdoor jacket
2 x pairs underwear
1 x rain jacket and rain trousers
1 x thermal underwear (long)
1 x pair of gaiters
1 x pair of Crocs, Teva sandals or Keen sandals
1 x toothbrush
1 x pair of prescription eye glasses
1 x personal photograph
*These items are provided to each participant and do not count towards the 10 special items.
*History Channels Team of Professionals provide the following items to each participant. These items do not count towards the 10 special items.
2 x bear safety tools (may consist of a canister of wild animal repellant, an air horn and/or 1 flare)
1 x rules and regulations guide
1 x backpack – check out our top 12 backpacking backpacks
1 x camera pack
1 x emergency flare
1 x satellite phone
1 x emergency personal flotation device
1 x first aid kit (military type – tourniquet, wadding, ace bandage, alcohol, plastic bag, etc)
1 x small mirror
1 x 20×20 canvas tarp
1 x 10×10 tarp for protecting camera and equipment
1 x GPS tracking device
1 x head lamp
1 x emergency rations pack to include water and food
*Each participant must choose TEN total items from the following History Channel Alone Gear List. Selections are final. Once chosen, no items may be swapped out or replaced. These are the individual participant’s unique tools used to survive in the wilderness on camera.
1 x bar soap
1 x 8 oz tube of toothpaste – Fluoride free!
1 x face flannel
1 x 40 m roll of dental floss
1 x small bottle bio shower soap
1 x shaving razor (and 1 blade)
1 x towel (30” x 60”)
1 x comb
1 x 300-yard roll of nylon single filament fishing line and 25 assorted hooks (No lures)
1 x primitive bow with 6 Arrows (must be predominately made of wood)
1 x small gauge gill net (8 m x 2 m OR 1.5 m deep x 3.6 m long and 2” [50 mm] mesh)
1 x slingshot/Catapult
1 x net foraging bag
1 x 3.5 lb roll of trapping wire
5 lbs of beef jerky (protein)
5 lbs of dried pulses/legumes/lentils mix (starch and carbs)
5 lbs of biltong (protein)
5 lbs of hard tack military biscuits (carbs/sugars)
5 lbs of chocolate (Simple/complex sugars)
5 lbs of pemmican (traditional trail food made from fat and proteins)
5 lbs of gorp (raisins, m&m’s and peanuts)
5 lbs of flour (starch/carbs)
2 lbs of rice or sugar and 1 lb of salt
1 x pocket knife
1 x hunting knife
1 x Leatherman multi-tool
1 x sharpening stone
1 x roll of duct tape or 1 roll of electrical tape
1 x small shovel
1 x small sewing kit
1 x carabineer
1 x LED flashlight
1 x pair of ice spikes
*The following items are PROHIBITED. This list is not exhaustive. Any item not listed above is also prohibited.
Fuel or matches
Bug spray/mosquito repellant.
Map (detailed topographical)
Unapproved technology (anything with a battery or an engine, eg. cell phones, computers, watches, etc.)
Firearms of any kind
Explosives or gunpowder
Professional fishing rods
Fishing lures, flies, bait kits
Food or beverage (except the options from the selection list)
Professional bows or crossbows
Scopes of any kind
Tents or shelters
Stoves, pressure cookers or other cooking appliances
Electric or propane lanterns
Filtration, purification devices, iodine tablets
Coolers or food storage boxes (except optional bear canister)
This History Channel Alone Gear List goes to show how tough it actually is to win the prize money.