Poland - Tatras Family Explorer
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:
Hiking boots / Strong Shoes for walking
Trekking trousers /pants
Lightweight waterproof overtrousers / pants
T-shirts and/or casual shirts
Loose-fitting, long-sleeved shirt with collar (for sun protection)
Fleece jacket or warm jumper
Lightweight waterproof jacket
Daypack c.30 to 40 litres / 1800 2000 cu in (depending on how much of the kids' stuff you want to carry)
Basic First Aid Kit : Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium), painkillers, plasters (band-aids), and blister treatment, Insect repellent (DEET), antihistamine cream and tablets, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are a good idea.
Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)
Water bottles (approx 1 litre / quart per person)
Washbag and toiletries
Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)
The following items are optional:
Trainers / sneakers
Insect repellant (DEET)
Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)
Repair kit (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)
Camera, film / memory cards, batteries
Toys / games / books etc.
Lightweight thermal or fleece gloves
Headtorch / headlamp and spare batteries
Notes:All specialist equipment required for the activities on this trip are provided.