Recommended Essentials For  Naidrenalin Adventures


Backpacking:

 

REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:

  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition – Extra food
  • Hydration- Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation – Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection, and, toque, gloves)
  • Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle, waterproof container).
  • Repair kit – duct tape
  • First aid kit
  • Signaling device (whistle)

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Water filter or other treatment system
  • Communication aids ( cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivy sack, ultra-light tarp). Note: most overnight travelers already carry a tent and/or tarp
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Repair kit for stove, mattress, etc.
  • Signaling device (mirror)

 


Hiking:

REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:

  • Hat
  • Light dressing
  • Sporty Trainers
  • Knapsack
  • Nutrition – Extra food
  • Hydration – Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • First aid kit
  • Signaling device (whistle)

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  • Power bank for phones, music players etc
  • Navigation Aids (maps, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Emergency shelter (bivy sack, ultra-light tarp)
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen, sun protection clothing, lip balm)
  • Binoculars

 

 


Biking:

REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:

  • Helmet
  • Tire pump and tire repair kit
  • Bike multi-tool and Allen Keys
  • Working headlamp or flashlight
  • Space Blanket and/or large garbage bag
  • Nutrition – Extra food
  • Hydration – Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Insulation – Extra clothing (extra layers of clothing, and, rain, wind protection)
  • First aid kit
  • Signaling device (whistle)

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  • Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  • Navigation Aids (maps with protective case, route description, compass, GPS)
  • Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  • Pocket knife or multi-tool
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen)
  • Repair kit – duct tape
  • Signaling device (mirror)

 


Paddling:Kayaking/Canoeing etc

REQUIRED ESSENTIALS:

  • Personal Flotation Device (PFD)
  • Water proof items
  • Dress light
  • Nutrition – Extra food.
  • Hydration – Extra water (minimum 1 litre)
  • Waterproof shoes
  • Signaling device (whistle)

OPTIONAL ITEMS:

  • First aid kit
  • Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen)

 

 

 

CAMPING


 

Dress:

  1. 1 Pair walking boots/trainers (strong, broken in with ankle support, compulsory)
    2 Pair walking socks
    1 Tee shirt
    1 Outdoor shirt
    1 Pair walking trousers (warm; NOT jeans)

Personal Kit :

  1. 1 Large backpack (50l or 70l)
  2. Tent
  3. 1 Backpack
  4. 1 Blanket
  5. Torch and Spare batteries for headlamp/flashlight
  6. Communication aids (cell phone, SPOT device, two way radios)
  7. Pocket knife or multi-tool
  8. Sun protection (glasses, sunscreen)
  9. Repair kit – duct tape
  10. Signaling device (mirror)
  11. Food-Extra food
  12. 1 Sleeping mat/blanket (compulsory)
  13. 1 Survival bag ( a draw string bag)
  14. 1 Personal First Aid Kit (and your regular medications, if any)
  15. 1 Watch
  16. 1 Whistle* (compulsory)-in case you get lost during hiking
  17. 1 Notebook & pen/pencil (compulsory)
  18. 2 Water bottles (e.g. strong plastic, to hold 0.5 to 2 litres; compulsory)
  19. 1 Knife, fork, spoon (to eat with)
  20. 1 Plate/bowl (compulsory)
  21. 1 Mug/cup 
  22. Fire making kit (water-proof matches or lighter, fire starter or candle in a  waterproof container)
  23. 1 Wash kit (sponge and soap)
  24. 1 Towel (small)
  25. 2 Pairs walking socks
  26. 2 Tee shirts
  27. 1 Spare walking pair of trousers (NOT jeans)
  28. 1 Pair of trainers/outdoor sandals (optional)
  29. 2 Pieces of handkerchiefs
  30. 1 Pair of Flip Flops (local name is “slippers”)
  31. 1 Hat/Cap (compulsory)
  32. 1 pair of shorts (if appropriate)
  33. 1 tube or spray of insect repellent