packing-list-sichuan-cycling by niusheng11

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									                           PACKING LIST – 2009 Sichuan Cycling Trip
Please use this checklist to best prepare for you trip. While it is important to have most of these items it is equally
important not to be burdened with an exorbitant amount of luggage. Mobile phones and Walkmans are strongly
discouraged due o high potential of damage or loss.
The following lists are for the 5-7 day Adventure programs.
Suggested packing list for your trip (including the clothes).
Clothing
��4 T-shirts (synthetic is preferable as it dries quicker and wicks moisture away from the body)
��1 sweatshirt(biking style preferred)
��1 Warm down jacket
��1 waterproof outer shell jacket with hood or good quality raincoat
��2 pair pants/jeans+1 pair of pants which is warm for inner layer
��2 pair biking pants with padding preferred
��4 changes underwear
��4 pair socks
��1 Sun hat (Essential)
��1 wooly hat (Yunnan/Sichuan only)
��1 pair gloves (good for biking)
��1 pair hiking shoes –waterproof and breathable recommended
��1 pair sandals/flip-flops

Miscellaneous
��1 Trekking backpack or suitcase – 60L min
��1 daypack with a backpack cover (to protect from rain), 20 to 30 liter backpack to carry water, food, extra stuff etc
while biking.
��Small towel (for guesthouse)
��Toothbrush & Toothpaste
��Special toiletries
��1 pair sunglasses
��1 pair extra glasses (if student wears glasses)
��Extra contact lens and solution (if student wears contact lenses)
��Extra medication (if needed – can be kept by chaperone)
��1 small bottle sun block (Essential)
��1 Head torch
��1 liter water bottle
��1 small roll of plastic bags
��3 packs of personal tissues
Optional Items
��Notebook with pen/pencil
��1 Camera and batteries (with film if not digital)
��Reading book
��Spending money
                       The climate average status of the year in Chengdu region
Average Data                            July          Aug          Sep         Oct        Nov         Dec
Average High ( F)                      84/88         84/88        76/80       68/71      59/62       50/54
Average High ( C)                      29/31         29/31        25/27       20/22      15/17       10/12
Average Low ( F)                       70/74         70/73        64/68       56/60      47/51       38/42
Average Low ( C)                       21/23         21/23        18/20       14/16       8/10         4/6
Rain (in)                             9.3/9.4        9.7/9.8     4.6/4.7 1.7/1.8 0.6/0.7 0.2/0.3
Rain (mm)                             235/240 245/250 120/125 40/45                      15/20        5/10



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