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What to Bring

Freedom Hire

 

- Pots, pans, and eating utensils as well as dish washing material and tea towels

- Matches or lighter and a gas cooker

- Enough food for the whole trip and for an extra day

 - Can opener

- Tent

- Canoeing clothing

- Camping clothing and equipment

- Swim wear

- Comfortable shoes (for camp only)

- Sand shoes, river sandals or wetsuit boots

(everyone must have footwear on the river)

- Complete change of warm clothes

- Shorts

- Towel

- 2-3 x Polypropylene or woolen tops

- Spare light weight top

(fleece and wool preferably)

- Sun hat / warm hat

- Warm socks

- Waterproof light weight jacket or parker

 - Beanie (depending on season)

- Windproof leggings (optional)

- Torch / batteries/headlamp

- Track suit or polypro pants (not jeans or cotton)

- Sleeping bag / sleeping mat

- Woolen socks

- Spare plastic bags – for clothing and rubbish

- Lightweight gloves for warmth or blisters

- Water bottle

- Sunscreen

- Basic toiletries (no soap in river)

- Sun glasses with strap

- Wetsuit (optional for colder months)

- Insect repellant

- Snacks and nibbles for in between meals

- Small camera – carried in waterproof box

- Small pillow (optional)

- Toilet paper

What to Bring

Guided

 

- Canoeing clothing

- Camping clothing and equipment

- Swim wear

- Comfortable shoes (for camp only)

- Sand shoes, river sandals or wetsuit boots

(everyone must have footwear on the river)

- Complete change of warm clothes

- Shorts

- Towel

- 2-3 x Polypropylene or woolen tops

- Spare light weight top

(fleece and wool preferably)

- Sun hat / warm hat

- Warm socks

- Waterproof light weight jacket or parker

 - Beanie (depending on season)

- Windproof leggings (optional)

- Torch / batteries/headlamp

- Track suit or polypro pants (not jeans or cotton)

- Sleeping bag / sleeping mat

- Woolen socks

- Spare plastic bags – for clothing and rubbish

- Lightweight gloves for warmth or blisters

- Water bottle

- Sunscreen

- Basic toiletries (no soap in river)

- Sun glasses with strap

- Wetsuit (optional for colder months)

- Insect repellant

- Snacks and nibbles for in between meals

- Small camera – carried in waterproof box

- Small pillow (optional)

- Toilet paper

 

 

 

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