Tools are available for purchase or rental in the Opal Shop. However, most people prefer to bring their own. Here is a list of what you might need:
- Long handled, sharp pointed pick (Estwing Hoe Pick), rock pick, shovel, or garden rake
- Screwdriver #2 , 8 inch long blade ground to point, Ice pick (or similar tools)
- Small bucket-like container, plastic container and ziplock bags.
- Gloves!! Water squirt bottle, kneeling pad or carpet sample is good, hat and sunscreen.
No mechanical tools are allowed
Tools for Rent
If you need more tools than you brought, our Gift Shop offers a LIMITED QUANTITY of the following tools for rent:
Note: Our rental picks are not Estwing models. However, we do offer Estwing picks for sale in our gift shop. There are two types of Estwing picks. One is a small rock pick and the other Estwing is a long-handled pick. Both are important in bank and tailings.