Cath's Cold Water Kit List

Cath's essential kit for keeping warm after her ice-cold adventures.

A set of base layers - "Merino wool is my favourite!"

 

Fleece and down jacket for trapping maximum heat after the swim.

 

Winter trousers - "Must be easy to put on!"

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Bobble hat for wearing in and out of the water.

 

Buff for preventing heat loss.

 

Mittens or gloves - "Mittens are easier as cold fingers are hard to co-ordinate into gloves, especially if they are too small. I always use large/looser fitting gloves"

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Snow boots for walking to  the swim in cold weather.

 

Sandals for slipping on after the swim or walking near the water.

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