Gear Lists

Lists of important gear for NZ tracks

What to take on a river journey

To Bring:

Boat equipment:
tarp for roof, poles
fly or tarp for second boat
rope (a few types)
fishing rods
gaffe tape (for boat repairs and the like)
boat repair kit
air pump
bucket for tossing water out of boat
life jackets
waterproof pants, jacket and sandals
helmet (if necessary)
boogie board for the floor

waterproof case for phone

Food equipment:
chilli bins and frozen water bottles
utensils (fork, spoon, plates, bowl) and knife
pegs
Coffee, tea, milk powder, salt, oil or butter
dishwashing liquid and brush

toaster

Cookers and cooking equipment:
white spirits cooker
white spirits
gas cooker and gas
matches and lighter (in case the matches get wet)
wooden spoon, tongs and ladel
frying pan
2x pots

strainer

Essentials:
toilet paper
sunglasses and a big sunhat
sleeping bag and inner bag
pillow (inflatable one)
bed matt
head torch with new batteries
wallet and cellphone and money
knife
Sunscreen and zinc
Insect repellant
waterproof pack liner
water bottles

sand hoppers (basically shoes)

Misc:
plastic bags for dirty clothes
cards (500 pack)
Speaker and cable (charge before you go)
iphone\cellphone and headphones
Solar powered USB battery charger and cables
pen and notepad
camera
books
Alcohol

waterproof pack cover

Toiletries:
tooth brush and tooth paste
deodorant
shampoo and soap
plasters for blisters

lip balm for cracked lips

Clothes
tshirts, shorts, jumper
waterproof jacket, pants
sandals or crocs
togs

towel

For when you come out of the river (leave in the car):
Spare clothes and shoes
Soap and shampoo
Towel

Published: October 19, 2014

What to take on a weekend away

Clothes:

– lots of tshirts
– waterproof jacket
– warm jumper
– shorts (for swimming too)
– pants and belt
– shirts
– socks and shoes
– sandals
– hat
Toiletries:
– tooth brush and tooth paste
– wax
– deodorant
– shaver and shaving cream
– sunscreen
Others:
– iphone and headphones, charger
– wallet, cellphone and money
– pen and notepad
– sunglasses
– camera
– books

Published: October 19, 2014