What to bring

Read below for a list of everything you need to bring

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Afternoon & One-day events

You’ll need the following items:

  • Hat, sunscreen and shades
  • Wet /wind/cold weather protection eg gortex jacket, fleece, umbrella
  • Insect repellant
  • Packed lunch & snacks
  • 2L Water bottle
  • Comfortable closed-toe hiking, trekking or sports shoes
  • Swimmers & towel
  • Seating – there will be times we’ll be sitting on the ground. If this is uncomfortable for you, you may like to bring a small cushion, blanket or low fold-up stool
  • Small day-pack to pop all these into

Retreats two days and longer

You’ll need all the items above as per afternoon / one-day events plus:

  • Tent, bivy bag, or tarpaulin (plastic sheeting to tie to trees or lie on to keep dry)
  • Sleeping Mat eg Thermarest
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Basic toiletries
  • Rope / string
  • 1 working whistle
  • Compass
  • Ritual offering (could be tobacco, a handful of rice grains or something that resonates for you)
  • Basic clock / time piece with an alarm (to switch phone off for 24 hours)
  • Camping plate and/or bowl
  • Tin or plastic mug
  • Fork, knife, spoon
  • Enough toilet paper for yourself
  • 2x black bin liners
  • Water containers – minimum 2 litres + 1 litre
  • Head torch with full batteries
  • Basic first aid kit (including pain killers, plasters, bandages etc.)
  • Warm clothing and clothing to change into – two layers of everything
  • Comfortable clothes for stretching/yoga activities
  • Waterproof layers (jacket & trousers)
  • Extra layers for warmth at night
  • Beanie and gloves
  • Spare shoes in case of rain
  • Socks to change
  • Backpack (max 65L)
  • Ingredients for ‘Master Cleanse’ – lemon, maple syrup, cayenne pepper

What not to bring

Remember, you can leave these at home:

(Ok – you can bring your notebook and pen)

But definitely leave these:

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(Don’t worry, they’ll be waiting for you upon your return)

I look forward to seeing you in the wild!

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