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Wednesday, August 10, 2016

Glacier Camp Gear List 2016

For those of you that haven't received the the Glacier Camp Gear list, here is a copy of it.

Room 5 Glacier Camp 2016  Gear list


YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO CARRY YOUR OWN LUGGAGE OVER SHORT DISTANCES. PLEASE PACK EVERYTHING INTO A SUITABLE PACK/LUGGAGE BAG. PLEASE LABEL ALL GEAR/CLOTHING.


optional *
Clothing for the Glacier Walk (First Day of Camp)
3- 4 warm layers for your upper body - polyprops and woolen layers, preferably not cotton layers
Track Pants (no jeans)
Sunglasses
Warm thermal socks
Completely waterproof Rain Jacket essential Puffer Jackets are not waterproof and are only suitable for dry conditions.
Walking Shoes (preferably sneakers)


General Clothing
1 x t-shirts
3 x Polypro tops
1 x Long Johns
3 x undies
2 x track pants/similar
4 x pairs socks
Swimming Togs
1 pair of good walking sneakers
1 pair of closed in shoes
X2 Sweater/warm jersey/hoodie
Waterproof jacket
PJ’s
Beanie/warm hat


Gear:
Packed lunch (for travel on Thursday)
Drink bottle
Lunch box (we will make a packed lunch on Friday)
Toiletries
Towel x1 (for showers and swimming)
Sleeping bag and Pillow
X1 Tea Towel
Daypack
Reading book (for at night)
Teddy*
Camera*
Playing cards*
Torch
Sunnies
Personal medication *


1 ice-cream container of baking or fruit  (to be packed in with luggage) this will be given out at morning/afternoon tea, lunch and supper.


The woollen clothing and waterproof jacket are essential
The students will be walking and will need comfortable sensible clothing and footwear for this (gumboots are NOT suitable for walking).  They will also need the changes of clothes so the wet ones can be dried out.

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