You don't have to have fancy gear or clothing. You shouldn't have to buy anything; you probably have everything you need laying somewhere around the house...Just come ready for a good time, great exercise and an awesome view.
Athletic shoes with a sturdy sole: Avoid wearing shoes with springy bottoms (such as shocks) as this type of shoe does not fare well over the rocky terrain.
Cushioned socks or an extra pair of socks, if necessary
Comfortable clothing appropriate for the weather: It is best dress in layers, especially during the cooler seasons. The weather sometimes changes quickly on the mountain and you may need to add or remove clothing as conditions change.
A light pair of leather gloves helps with navigation over rocky terrain
If you decide that you want to invest in a good pair of hiking shoes, here are some things to look for: