Saturday, October 19, 2013

A pack list for multisport competitions

RAID Uppsala is tomorrow and David and I sat on Tuesday to update our packlist. Here's what we'll be bringing with us tomorrow. Thank goodness that Volvo V70's have plenty of space for gear! Keep in mind that this is the weather forecast we're dealing with:



Clothing
wool long-sleeve baselayer
Team form team jersey
Long sleeve jacket with removable sleeves
Bike shorts
Tights
Wool socks
Hat and gloves

(We'll have two complete sets of clothes, just in case a kayak capsizes during the water part.!)

Shoes
Trail running shoes
Cycling shoes

Gear
Poles
Bike & helmet (with toolkit, spare tubes, etc.)
Kayak & paddle
Life vests
Whistles
Spray decks
Waterproof map sleeve
Map holder for bike
Compass
Headlamps

Hydration / food
Gels
Sports drink
5 water bottles
1 hydration back w/ enough room for shoes
Bananas
Peanut M&Ms (my favorite energy booster!)



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