River Trip Gear

The list of gear below is recommended for a river trip. The leader must ensure that the group gear is also included in the group.
When planning a trip be sure that you inform someone of your destination and your scheduled return time.
 

River Running Equipment

+Everybody
  • Kayak/Canoe
  • Paddle
  • Helmet
  • Buoyancy Aid (PBA)
  • Spraydeck
  • Warm Thermals (top and bottom)
  • DrySuit/Wetsuit – required after September
  • Cagoule (Cag)/Good waterproof jacket
  • Towel & Change of warm clothes
  • Water and/or Flask for hot drinks
  • Snack Food/Packed Lunch
  • Dry Bag (for keys and food)
+Group
  • Survival Bag
  • First Aid Kit
  • Split Paddles (spare paddles)
  • Pin Kit
  • Repair Kit
  • Mobile Phone (inc waterproof protector)
+Safety Gear
  • Throw Rope
  • Knife
  • Tow Rope/Cowtail
  • Pen & Paper
  • Duct Tape
  • Sun Glasses
  • Sun Cream
  • Torch
  • Watch
  • Whistle
  • Fire starting lighter/matches/kit
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