No these types of devices are strictly not allowed to be used
Sure, this is what adventure racing teamwork is all about, as long all the required
gear (for everyone) is with the team it does not matter who actually has it.
No, the gloves must be full-finger leather gloves per the gear list
Yes, however you will not always be returning to the TA before changing activities
so be prepared to carry any and all gear you think is necessary before returning
to the TA.