Checklist: For hikes This list is a suggestion for a personal checklist for hikers. Some items may be shared within small groups. Adjust according to weather, terrain and participants.
Sunglasses + sunscreen + mosquito net Map + compass (+ GPS if desired) Packed meals and water (as well as stove/fuel/ tableware/cookingware if needed)
Hiking boots (we recommend boots with good ankle support, NOT trail shoes)
First aid kit for sprains, cuts and burns
Hiking socks (wool or synthetic – NOT cotton) + extra pair
Optional: Camera, binoculars, knife/multitool, walking poles, whistle
Insulating 1st layer (i.e. wool, fleece etc. – NOT cotton)
Insulating 2nd layer (i.e. fleece jacket and hiking trousers – NOT jeans) Water- and windproof 3rd layer (i.e. two or three layer jacket and trousers) Warm gloves + extra pair Hat/cap/buff
Extra clothes (?)
Add if overnight in cabin: Sleeping bag, toothbrush, toothpaste Add if overnight in tent: Sleeping bag, mat, toothbrush, toothpaste Add if going to pool/natural bath: Swimwear, towel If in Iceland, check www.safetravel.is before hike
2015 program and service guide for Ulfljotsvatn Outdoor and Scout Center Adventure for all!