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Are You Ready for Sx̌ʷnítkʷ, Paddle to the Kettle Falls Salmon Ceremony? Packing guide.

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Are you ready for an unforgettable week-long canoe journey? If you're still figuring out what you need to pack, don't worry! We've got you covered. In this blog post, we'll not only give you a complete packing list, but we'll also give you tips on how to prepare for the trip.


First and foremost, safety should be your top priority. This means having the proper equipment and knowing how to use it. A canoe journey can be challenging and unpredictable. You should be prepared for anything that comes your way. With that said, let's dive into the packing list and preparation.



Canoe Essentials


Paddles (we will have paddles for those who do not already own one)

Life jackets (we will have life jackets for those who do not already own one)

A bailer or a sponge

Whistle

Marine Signal Devices


Camping Gear


Since you'll be spending a significant amount of time camping, here's what you'll need:


Tent (with stakes and guylines)

Sleeping bag (rated for the climate you'll be in)

Sleeping Pad

Pillow or inflatable cushion

Headlamp

Flashlight


Clothing


Make sure you pack clothes that are appropriate for the climate and weather you'll be in. Here's what you'll need:


Shorts and trousers

Dry top

Rain jacket and rain pants

Wetsuit or drysuit

Sun hat and a warm hat

Gloves

Socks



Personal Gear


You'll need personal gear to keep you comfortable and healthy. Here's a list of what you should have:


First aid kit

Insect repellent

Sunscreen

Lip balm

Sunglasses

Hydration system

Personal hygiene items


Food and Water


Remember, you'll be away from the comforts of home, so pack accordingly. Here's how much food and water you'll need:


3 to 4 liters of water per person per day

Snacks (granola bars, trail mix, etc.)

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner


Conclusion:


Preparation is key for any adventure, and especially for a week-long canoe journey. Remember to prioritize safety, pack appropriately, and leave no trace. You are one with nature, treat it with respect and it will reward you with an unforgettable journey. We hope that the packing list and tips we've shared with you today have been helpful. Now, it's time to grab your gear, pack your bags, and hit the water. Adventure awaits!

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