Kit for each activity is shown by category. Several items are duplicated, so please bring “more” rather than “less”.
Old trainers, long sleeved shirt or tee shirt, shorts or trousers (not jeans), lightweight cagoule, swim wear, towel, a warm top. Trainers will become wet and bare feet are not permitted, so changes of footwear are necessary.
CLIMBING, ABSEILING AND HIGH ROPES
Tee shirt, warm top, waterproof jacket/trousers (according to weather). Trainers, shorts/trousers.
ORIENTEERING AND GENERAL ACTIVITIES
As for climbing, but running in woodlands may need long trousers, even in hot weather, due to foliage.
FOR RESIDENTIAL TRIPS
A sleeping bag and pillow are necessary for all residential courses.
For camping courses, an insulating ground map is also required.
Ground mats and sleeping bags can be hired.
Knife, fork spoon, plate, bowl, mug and tea towel are needed.
Warm hat, gloves.
Torch and batteries.
A waterproof jacket is essential and waterproof trousers are advised.
Wellington boots, although not fashionable, are ideal in wet weather.
A few bin liners help when packing wet clothing during/after the course.
A packed lunch is required for the first day of day and residential courses.
FOR DAY TRIPS
Kit should be provided according to the activity categories above. It is wise to bring a change of footwear and clothing for travelling home, especially if coach travel is involved.
ON ALL COURSES
A reusable drinks bottle is needed. Sun hat and sun cream are vital in the summer. T shirts which leave the shoulders bare are not suitable for hot weather.
You are advised to clearly mark all property.
4th Dimension strongly advise that mobile telephones, cameras, music players and other similarly valuable items should not be brought on your course. We cannot guarantee or be liable for their safety from theft or damage.
Please make sure you have filled in and returned the medical form which accompanies this course and that special dietary requirements are included for residential guests