Top of the World Ranch has all the comfort and luxury of a modern treatment facility, but to take full advantage of our spectacular outdoors, plan ahead.

To make the most of your time here, you will want to ensure you are packed appropriately before  arriving.

By following our “What to Bring” suggestions below, you are guaranteed to always feel comfortable at any point during your stay, especially when participating in outdoor activities.
We are open year-round — so the list below has seasonal divisions as well as what to bring at any time.

Rest assured, we offer complimentary guest laundry for client use, and if you forget something or need something during your stay, we likely can accommodate you.

That said, being properly prepared in advance will make your stay much more enjoyable.

To bring at anytime:

Personal Items

  • Prescriptions for all current medications
  • Toiletries, shave kit, hair dryer, your normal bathroom items
  • Bath robe
  • Photo ID (if coming from a country outside Canada, a passport)
  • Sunscreen
  • Swimsuit

Indoor Clothing

  • Comfortable casual clothing (non-revealing)
  • Gym wear (for cool and warm conditions)

Outdoor Clothing

  • Light jacket
  • Waterproof jacket
  • IMPORTANT: Hiking clothes (warm, seasonally appropriate clothing)


  • Flip flops or sandals
  • Indoor shoes (i.e. slippers, tennis/casual shoes, gym shoes)
  • IMPORTANT: Sturdy, moisture-resistant outdoor shoes with an aggressive tread pattern on the soles* (i.e. hiking boots, sturdy walking shoes)


  • Small daypack
  • Rain gear
  • Headlamp or flashlight


  • Openness to learning, healing, growing, living and loving
Summer (and Late Spring/Early Fall):
  • Biking clothes (if you wish to mountain bike)
  • Shorts
Winter (Late Fall/Early Spring):
  • Warm winter coat/jacket
  • Snow pants
  • Hat/toque & gloves/mittens
  • Warm moisture wicking long underwear
  • Warm moisture wicking socks
  • Winter hiking boots or snow boots
  • Indoor slippers
What not to Bring:
  • Recreational reading material
  • Cameras of any type including cell phones
  • Cell phones
  • Laptop computers
  • iPod or portable devices with internet or movie capability
  • Revealing clothing including sleeveless shirts, or clothing with graphic designs that promote drugs or alcohol
  • Foods, snacks, candies, soda pop or energy drinks
  • Mouthwash that contains alcohol
  • A negative attitude
  • Smooth bottomed skater shoes, high heeled fashion boots or flimsy canvas shoes
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