Trekking Gear List Sandakan

Toiletries

1

Toothbrush

1

Toothpaste

1

Roll on deodorant

1

Razor

2

Rolls of toilet paper

1

Wet ones

3

Small soaps (small soaps are best in case you lose one in the fast flowing rivers)

1

Nail brush

1

Ladies hygiene products
 
Camping Trekking Gear

1

Daypack (for personal use)

 

1-2

Walking poles – this is essential

1-2

Gloves (optional)

1

Head Torch (and spare batteries)

2

Dry bags or  waterproof  bags (available from camping stores)

Water  – need minimum of 3 litres

(your choice of water bottles or water bladder, you will need easy access to bottles)

3ltr

Backpack bladder and 1 water bottle (for mixing supplements)

OR

2-3

Water drink bottles Whatever you prefer

Camera + SD Cards, spare batteries, disposable camera
 
Medical Kit 

Medications as Prescribed by your Doctor

(anti malaria, antibiotics for wounds and infections, anti inflammatory, anti vomiting, epi-pen etc…)

12

Gastrolyte (must have)

1

Headache Tablets

1

Strong Pain Relief

1

Diarrhoea Tablets

1

Travel Calm Tablets

1

Anti-Inflammatory medications (eg. Ibrofen, Voltaren, Nurofen)

1

Antihistamines (e.g. Telfast, Phenergan 10mg)

2

Antibacterial hand gel (e.g. Aqium)

1pkt

Blister Pads

1

Roll of strapping tape

1 pkts

Large size band-aids (Elastoplast)

1

Knee and/or ankle guards

1

Foot fungi powder  (Johnson baby powder works well)

1

Antiseptic lotion/cream (e.g. Paraderm Plus, Betadine, Bepanthen)

1

Papaw ointment

1

Hydrocortisone cream (for bites)

3

Insect repellent roll-on / cream

(we suggest ‘Bushman Plus’ – always keep it on)

2 pkts

Water purification tablets (highly recommend)

1

Sunscreen (always keep it on)

1 pkts

Glucose Jelly Beans or Glucose lollies

1 pkts

Glucodin Tablets

For every day

Munchies (muesli bars, lollies, beef jerky etc..)
Clothing

1

Walking boots and spare boot laces

1

Sandals – adventure style with good grip (we do not recommend crocs)

1

Long cotton pants or equivalent and long shirt (for night time)

1-2

Shirts for trekking

1

‘skins’ style sports clothing shorts

(highly recommended, great to reduce chafing)

2

Walking shorts or walking pants

1

Costumes (for rivers and hotel)

1

Light rain jacket

3

Pairs of woolen hiking style socks

3

Comfortable underwear / bras

1

Gaiters (optional)

1

Hat / cap / bandana

2

Microfiber Towels

2

Face washers (to dry feet during the day)
Extras (Below are some ‘optional extras’)

Diary and pen

Playing cards

Large zip lock bags (for personal items, clothes, lollies)

(This is our recommendation of gear required)

* Note:  There is no where along the Track to get access to medications

* If travelling as part of a group you may be able to share some of the above items eg betadine

(Please check your What’s Included/What’s Not Included list)