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What you need

WEEKEND TRIPS

This is a basic checklist based on New Zealand conditions with overnight stays in huts. Please feel free to check with the club if you are not sure about any of these items, or wonder about bringing additional items not listed here.  Make sure you have left enough room in your pack to carry a shared group parcel/equipment i.e. tents, stoves, billies, shared evening meal items .

Equipment

Sturdy Pack and pack liner

Sleeping bag

Sleeping Mat

Plate, Mug & cutlery

Drink bottle

Toilet gear & small towel

Toilet paper

Headlamp or Torch

Personal First aid and any medications

Whistle & insect repellent

Sun protection - hat/glasses/sunscreen lotion

Map & compass

Matches in waterproof container & candle

Plastic Bags

Hut pass/Hut tickets

Pencil & paper

Clothing

Favour fast-dry synthetics and/or wool fabrics over cotton

Parka or Windbreaker & overtrousers

Handkerchiefs

Woollen hat or balaclava

Mitts or gloves

Warm Jersey or Jacket

Longjohns (wool or polypropylene) or Warm Trousers

Shorts (do NOT wear jeans)

Complete change of clothes

Boots & spare bootlaces

Three pairs of thick socks

Change of underwear

Light shoes or sandals/hut shoes

A bag with your other gear for a change at end of trip to travel home in which will remain in the vehicle.

Food

Breakfast, tea/coffee/sugar/milk

Powder Soup/Drink powder etc.

Snack food

2 Lunches

Full Water Bottle

Leader

Trip Leader will organise Maps, Club First Aid Kit, PLB, Cookers & Fuel & Matches, Billies & Pot Scrubber, Tents and Group Food for Shared Evening Meal

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