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What should I bring? - Self guided adventure

Clothing

  • 1 pair of pants
  • 1 pair of shorts
  • Long sleeve shirt
  • 2 T-shirts
  • Warm socks
  • Underwear
  • Warm shirt and/or fleece shirt
  • Bathing suit
  • Rain gear* (poncho, raincoat, waterproof pants)
  • Dry clothes for evenings (pants, warm shirt, socks, shoes)
  • Hat (ball cap, round fishing hat, etc.)
  • Waterproof footwear (ex: neoprene water shoes, rain boots or rugged-soled sandals)

Equipment

  • Stove and fuel (ex: Coleman stove)*
  • Pots and pans*
  • Plates, bowls, utensils, cups and glasses (reusable and washable)*
  • Biodegradable dish soap
  • Dish cloth
  • Drinking water or water treatment system (filter, chemical or UV treatment, boiling necessities, etc.)
  • Tent*
  • Floor mat (ex: blue foam mat, thermarest)*
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tarp*
  • Rope
  • First aid kit
  • Cooler*
  • Dry container (barrel, waterproof bag)*
  • Matches, lighter
  • Toilet paper

Other things

  • Sunscreen
  • Bug repellent
  • Sunglasses
  • Towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Soap (biodegradable)
  • Camera
  • Flashlight
  • Binoculars
  • Other personal items you need (ex: medication)
* Available for rent at Arpin Canoe Restigouche.