Personal Equipment to bring on our cloud forest expeditions
 
This list is designed to meet all you needs, and ensure that you are not overburdened with gear that you will are unlikely to use.  We strongly advise clients not to bring more than 25 lbs. or 12kg of personal items because sometimes you will have to carry these in your back pack. Think carefully before including items that are not in the list below:
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  1. Essential medicines ( e.g. ventilator for asthmatics and adrenaline (EpiPen) in the case of known anaphylactic shock allergic reactions)
  2. Sleeping pad (if you bring a Thermarest or other inflatable pad, remember to bring a repair kit for it)
  3. 3-season sleeping bag
  4. Light hiking boots
  5. Light fast drying clothing /light fleece i.e. synthetic long pants (lycra works well), long-sleeve and T-shirts, shorts, socks and bathing suit.
  6. Sweaters or fleece jackets
  7. Ponchos/ breathable raingear
  8. Sun glasses with security loop, e.g. Chums
  9. Sun hat or baseball cap
  10. Small personal towel
  11. Insect repellent and sun-block
  12. Flashlight/headlamp with spare batteries and bulbs
  13. Camera and film
  14. Binoculars
  15. Personal snacks
  16. Prophylactic medicines against malaria
  17. Canteen/water bottle/drinking system, at least 1 litre capacity
  18. Medium sized back pack to carry personal items
  19. Small dry bag, or bin liner to ensure clothes stay dry in back pack
  20. Life and accident insurance

On all La Moskitia Ecoaventuras expeditions, a back-country first aid kit is carried.


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