Equipment List

This is an advised gear list, obviously some things here are more important than others. Those that EVERYONE should have are marked in BOLD. If you have any queries, or don't have enough equipment, let us know.

  • Windproof top- Fleece or something similar
  • Waterproof top (Doesn't have to be breathable, but defiantly an advantage)
  • Walking trousers
  • Waterproof trousers (optional, but nice to have)
  • Walking Boots (Again don't have to be breathable,but can stop you getting blisters)
  • Water or Sports Drink
  • Rucksack (only needs to be a day sack)
  • Food (Energy bars, & sweets which are very important in hypothermic conditions.)
  • Extra Clothing (Socks, trousers, fleece)
  • Map
  • Compass
  • Headlight or Flashlight, Extra Batteries & Bulb
  • Gaitors
  • Pocket Knife
  • Sun Screen
  • First Aid Kit (See Lightweight First Aid Kit)
  • Matches/Lighter

Just be careful not to pack too much!!!

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