LOAD LIST FOR CAMPS AND CHALLENGES
Below is a list of the minimum standard equipment for our suite of resilience development camps.
Prohibited: GPS, flare-gun, flares, binoculars, telescopes, laser range-finders.
Mandatory. On the person:
1 x cap or bush hat
1 x long-sleeve lightweight trekking or hiking shirt or t-shirt
1 x lightweight trekking or hiking long-pants (cargo shorts or similar are acceptable).
1 x wrist-watch
1 x broken-in pair of mid to high cut hiking boots or shoes. Must be already worn-in and ready to use.
1 x pair hiking socks (or similar)
Mandatory. In backpack:
1 x 35 litre (min.) backpack suitable for overnight trekking and hiking (includes in-built frame, rain cover, adjustable straps and water bladder pouch etc.).
Capacity for min. 5 litres of water. E.g. 1 x 3 litre water bladder with drinking hose (Camelbak or similar) + 2 x 1 litre water bottles (Nalgene or similar)
1 x lightweight rain jacket (Goretex or similar recommended)
1 x lightweight thermal/warm top
1 x pair hiking socks (spare pair)
Head-lamp (with new batteries and spare batteries). White-light and red-light preferred.
Mobile phone (stored in waterproof bag)
IFAK (Individual First Aid Kit). Minimum:
Blister treatment kit
2 x Crepe-bandage
Make sure this has been tested, fitted, worn-in and ready to use prior to the camp.
E-bag (seperate bag):
Change of clean clothes
Sleeping bag and mat