Family Adventure on Spain's Costa Verde
The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.
You must bring the following items:
Old trainers or sandals for canoeing
Lightweight thermal or fleece glovesSocksTrekking trousers / pantsWaterproof over-trousers / rain-pantsUnderwearBaselayer shirts (short sleeve & long sleeve)
Shirts or T-shirts (wicking)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper Windproof/waterproof jacket
SunhatWarm hat (for chilly evenings)Eyewear - Sunglasses
Sleeping bag liner (for the night in the mountain hut. Note that blankets are provided)Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)Water bottles 1 Litre / 1 quart (x2) Antibacterial handwash
Washbag and toiletries
Small padlock (to lock your bag)
Daypack, 20 - 30 litres (Depending on how much of the kids stuff you will be carrying)
Selection of dry bags (to keep trek bag contents dry)
Headtorch / headlamp with spare batteries
Basic First Aid Kit including the following: A broad spectrum antibiotic, antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids) and blister treatment, insect repellent (DEET), and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are also a good idea
The following items are optional:
Trekking poles Spare laces
WetwipesInsect repellant (DEET)Camera, film / memory cards, spare batteriesPocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Toys / games / books etc.
All specialist equipment required for the activities provided on the trip is included.