Friday, 27 August 2010

Current Needs List

There are a whole bunch of items on the list that people have messaged me about, in trying to obtain the items: but here's the complete list:

OUTDOOR GEAR:
Tent
Sleeping mat
Gas stove
Basic cooking utensils
Basic eating utensils
Compass
Leatherman multi-tool
Jacket
Boots
Headlight (Petzl)
Waterproof Matches
Survival knife
Camping lamp
Water purification tablets

CLOTHING:
3 x Shorts (Hiking shorts)
4 x T-shirts (Lightweight hiking T-shirts)
2 x Long T’s (Same as short T’s)
4 x Socks
1 x Raincoat (Cycling)
1 x Sandals (Hiking type sandals)
1 x Long Pants (Outdoor hiking)
2 x Caps

CYCLING:
Bike (Hybrid)
15 x Chains
Tyres x 120
Tubes x 90
Spokes
Brake Pads
Repair Kits
Gloves x 2 (1 short, 1 full)
Cycling shoes x 2
Helmet
Sunglasses
Front Pannier Bags
Tyre Inners
Lube
Front light
Back light
Camelbak
Day pack (Backpack)



MEDICAL:
Vaccinations
Malaria tablets
Medical cover
Comprehensive First Aid kit:

Waterproof sticking plasters (single and rolls)
One inch and two inch bandages
Gauze squares
Alcohol swabs
Steri-strip
Aspirin & paracetemol
Pre-packed wound dressing
Re-hydrating powder
Elastic tube gauze
Ophthalmic lotion
Antiseptic
Persivate lotion
Betadine gel
CPR mouth valve
Gloves
Tweezers
Disinfectant
Scissors
Alcohol swabs
A suture kit
Pre-packed wound dressing
Drip needles
Elastic tube gauze
Needles
Antiseptic
Syringes
Betadine gel
Diclofenac
Gloves
Co-trixomazole
Disinfectant
Metoclopramide
Metronidazole
Glucose lozenges
Hyoscine Butyl bromide
Vit B injections
Chlorpheniramine
Voltaren tablets
Penicillin
Voltaren gel
Anti biotics
Arnica oil
Malaria test kits
Arnica pills
Malaria treatment courses
Space blanket


COMMUNICATION:
Smartphone
Airtime monthly – estimated at R1,000 per month
Camera (Video & Still) + cable for downloading footage to phone to upload to internet

OTHER:
Solar Charger for phone/camera etc
Tazer
Tracker x2 (1 for bike, 1 on my person)
Travel insurance

FOOD:
Estimated at R70 per day

FUNDING:Visas and relevant travel documents estimated at R50,000

2 comments:

nic said...

Not sure about your estimate of 120 tyres. If you buy a dedicated touring tyre like one of these Schwalbe models, you should get away with a lot fewer - http://www.chainreactioncycles.com/SearchResults.aspx?Search=Schwalbe+Marathon&PartnerID=3007&gclid=CLKTmZCE46MCFYKY2AodLHOZ_A

Jolandie Rust said...

Thanks Nic, I'll have a look at it.