Water Based activities Kit.
CLIENT KIT LIST: WATER BASED ACTIVITIES.
PLEASE DO NOT SPEND A FORTUNE ON THE LATEST DESIGNER OUTDOOR WEAR. THIS IS NOT NECESSARY, AND WE ADVISE YOU GET TO KNOW THE ACTIVITY AND THEREFORE FORM YOUR OWN OPINION OF WHAT IS BEST KIT FOR YOU BEFORE YOU START SPENDING MONEY ON IT.
It is important to remember that the weather in the UK is changeable at best. Our courses run in most conditions. Therefore sensible outdoor clothing is important. You will be more comfortable in clothes that dry quickly.
We can advise you if you are unsure.
Where possible choose natural materials.
Please do not wear Jeans, these are not allowed at all on the water as they become very heavy and can drag you under. Also, cotton T-shirts should be avoided, as these are slow to dry.
You will need good footwear; walking boots or stout walking shoes is a good idea, for the evenings, and wellies or boating shoes/plimsolls for on the water.
At least 3 pairs of socks.
A base layer, e.g. Tracksuit trousers, or thermals if you have them.
A couple of Mid Layers. Wool jumpers are more resistant to sparks than fleece.
Poly cotton trousers are a good alternative x2.
Several changes of under wear.
A Waterproof (Windproof) jacket, and trousers if you have them. .
Sleeping bag - preferably 3 season
A cotton sleeping bag or a silk liner if you think you may not be warm enough.
Inflatable sleeping mat. Or a foam sleeping mat.
Knife, Fork, Spoon.
Plate, mug, own drying up cloth.
Wash kit (Biodegradable Please) and Towel.
Personal First Aid Kit (Include plasters, pain killers, blister kit, tweezers and personal medication).
Women are also advised to bring sanitary products. We can ensure they are disposed of to minimise any environmental impact.
Note book and pencils
Water bottle 1L
Torch with plenty of spare sets of batteries
Small day sack
Swimming costume and large towel
10m of nylon Paracord
Camera, film and spare batteries. Remember there are no power sockets in the woods to recharge your gadgets.
PLEASE NOTE THERE IS LIMITED SPACE FOR KIT; THEREFORE TRY TO BE CONSERVATIVE WHEN YOU PACK.
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