CANOE ACROSS SCOTLAND - KIT LIST

Here follows a list of what you should bring on the trip. This is just the essentials - you may want to bring extra items which is fine. Please note that everything you bring you will have to carry, so make sure to bring what you need but be reasonably economical.

  • small tent - It MUST be waterproof
  • Sleeping bag
  • sleeping mat
  • Rain jacket and rain trousers¬†
  • waterproof poncho
  • thermal underclothes (synthetic or merino wool is better than cotton)
  • Clothes suitable for canoeing - loose fit comfy is better than tight fitting clothing. Make sure to have 3 sets of clothing so that you will always have one dry set.
  • Footwear suitable for clambering around lochside. Old trainers/walking boots are good.
  • Spare dry footwear for around the camp in the evening
  • warm hat, neck warmer
  • sunhat, sunblock (let's hope we need them!)
  • towel, toiletries, loo roll
  • midge repellent - there are usually not so many midges at this time of year.
  • water bottle
  • camping plate, bowl, cup, KFS
  • personal snack food
  • torch