The Broken Islands - 5 Day Trip

 

Foot & Hand Wear

  • 1 pair of trail shoes for onshore wear (NOT heavy duty or overly bulky hiking boots)
  • 1 pair of nylon running shoes or well strapped sandles - do not bring rubber boots
  • 4 pairs of warm socks, wool or synthetic
  • 2 pairs of light socks

Lower Body

  • 2 pair of shorts
  • 2 pair of warm pants
  • 1 pair of long johns - optional

Upper Body

  • 2 t-shirt
  • 2 long-sleeved light shirt
  • 1 medium weight warm long sleeved shirt (wool sweater and / or fleece)
  • 1 rain jacket and / or wind breaker

Head Gear

  • 1 sun hat or baseball cap
  • 1 warm hat or toque
  • 1 sou-wester rain hat or waterproof hood
  • 1 head lamp - optional

Additional Gear

  • Optional: BYOW (Bring Your Own Wine).
  • 1 medium weight sleeping bag & sleeping pad or therma rest - optional
  • 12 x 14 foot tarp pp (& spool of twine)
  • 2 sponges (1 big & 1 small)
  • sunglasses (with retainer straps)
  • 5 full 1.5 Litre water bottles
  • 5 x 1.5 L of juice
  • a few bottles of wine
  • 1 flashlight or head lamp & matches
  • 8 garbage bags & 5 small zip-lock bags
  • Glad Easy-Tie- BIG CLEAR GARDEN BAGS - listen to us now - and believe us later !!
  • waterproof sunblock lotion, SPF 30 or more!
  • mosquito repellent - optional
  • personal medication - if necessary
  • camera and / or binoculars - optional
  • snacking material (ie. bulk food, juice boxes, trail mix, granola or chocolate bars, fruit, power bars, etc.)
  • marshmallows - optional
  • contact lens wearers - do not forget solutions!
  • 1 bowl, 1 plate, fork, spoon and knife and 1 coffee mug
  • hand or bath towel and environmentally friendly soap (e.g. Camp Suds)
  • 1 roll of biodegradable toilet paper
  • digital camera ( with extra chip)

PLEASE NOTE:

  • cotton insulates very poorly when wet and dries very slowly
  • wool insulates well when wet and dries slowly
  • synthetics insulate very well when wet AND dry quickly

 

 

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