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Please bring the following documents with you:


While Federation Weekend 2017 is being held in October, walkers need to be aware that extreme weather conditions can be experienced at any time of the year in the area and the list below is a guide to the minimum items you should carry

Recommended essential items:

  • A day pack
  • Hiking boots/shoes
  • A First Aid Kit including personal medical items (refer below)
  • Water
  • Lunch
  • Waterproofs
  • Warm and comfortable clothing
  • Sunhat/warm hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses
  • Whistle
  • Toilet paper

Optional items:

  • Gaiters
  • Walking poles
  • Camera

 Personal First Aid Kit (recommended items)

  • 1 x 10cm elastic compression bandage
  • 2 x medium wound dressings – eg cutilin
  • Assorted bandaids
  • Compeed or other blister pack
  • 2 x anti-histamine tablets
  • 6 x soluble Panadol or aspirin
  • Tweezers

Sunscreen and insect repellent (containing DEET) should be carried. Insect repellent and gaiters are a deterrent for leeches but these can be removed by a thin flat object, eg leaf or credit card, otherwise use your preferred method. Use water to wash the wound.