29th March to 3rdApril 2012

Kit List...

Please Note: The list may change dependant on actual format of event...
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Compulsory Equipment List
Recommended Equipment List
On the Hike & Bike
1 x GPS plus plenty of spare batteries per Team
1 x Hand-Held Compass per Team
1 x Camera per Team
1 x Cellphone (charged & preferably Econet) per Team
2 x Water Bottle +/- 750ml and/or 1 x Hydration Pack per Team Member-advise carrying 3 Liters
1 x Headlamp/Torch plus spare batteries per Team Member
1 x Whistle per Team Member

On the Bike
1 x Helmet per Rider
2 x Spare Tubes, per Bike
1 x Tyre pump per Bike
1 x Patch Kit (be sure the glue is fresh) per Bike
Tyre tools, Allen keys per Bike
1 x Chain break per Team
1 x Derailleur Hangar per Bike

On the Hike
1 x Small Spade/Trowel per Team
20 Meters Nylon Rope per Team
1 x packet Solid fuel firelighters & matches (all sealed in plastic) per Team
1 x Orange Emergency Tube or a sheet of yellow/orange plastic. At least 150cmx200cm per Team
1 x Lightweight Tent or Bivvy per Team

On the Water
1 x Black Tube per 2 person Team - e.g. Team of 3 two tubes, Team of 4 two tubes (bigger the better)

First Aid Kit Per Team
Dressings...
Band aids 1 pkt
Micropore Strapping 1 x roll
Crepe Bandages 1 x 10cm & 1 x 15cm
Triangular Bandages x 2
Adhesive Strap RIGID 50mm 1 x roll
Adhesive Strap ELASTIC 50mm 1 x roll
Gauze Dressing Pads 1 x packet
Wound Dressing x 1
Disposable Gloves 2 x pairs

Utilities
Scissors x 1
Foil Space Blanket x 1

Medicaments...
Paracetomol Tablets x 10
Disprin Tablets x 12
Ibuprofen Capsules 400mg x 20
Valoid Tablets x 12
Imodium Capsules x 10
Betadine Ointment 1 tube
Mercurochrome Solution 50ml
Petroleum Jelly 1 small
Bike
Tube Slime or Tubeless Tyres
1 x Spare Tyre
1 x Spare Chain
Sunblock (Body + Lips)

Hike
Walking Stick
Backpack- Men 37-65 litre - Women 37-55 litre pack
Note: Pack as light as possible
Recommended BackPack weight when packed
Men max 14 Kgs - Women/Juniors max 10 Kgs

Sleeping Bag + Plastic bag to pack it in
Mattress or Ground mat or Thermo-rest
Sunblock (Body + Lips)
Mozzie Repellent

Clothing
Waterproof Windsheater or Lightweight Poncho
Tracksuit (sleeping)
All dependant on nights out
Shirts (one walking, one sleeping)
Walking Shorts (lightweight/quick-drying)
Underwear
Socks
Wide Brimmed Hat
Plastic Bag/ZipLoc for dry & wet kit
Footwear- All Terrain Shoes or Walking Boots- (well worn in)
Rafters/Slops-Optional for kloofing/tubing & good for walking around camp

Cooking/Meal
Cookset- Camping Gas Stove (As NO wood fires are allowed)
Fuel & Matches (in Ziploc)
Spoon/Fork/Bowl/Cup
Pocket Knife
Food- Light weight, high energy foods such as:-
Muesli & Powdered Milk (mixed together), Vitamins, Power Bars, Nuts & Raisins, Dried Fruit, Biltong, Jelly Babies, Rice/Noodles, Tea/Coffee, Sugar & Milk, Dehydrated Meals, Sachets of Energy Drink etc.
Note- Portion exact meal requirements into Ziploc's

Carefully calculate your & Team Compulsory, Recommended & Other kit requirements, especially for the HIKE
THEN DISTRIBUTE THE LOAD - DO NOT ALL BRING EVERYTHING.