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Hike Kit List

The Hike Kit list is as follows and can be downloaded here :

  • 65L rucksack to hold all kit (no suit cases)
  • Plastic bags for wet/dirty clothes only
  • Sleeping Bag (2 season upwards is recommended)
  • Foam Sleep Mat (pillow is optional)
  • Night Clothes (pyjamas etc.)
  • Wash Bag with toothbrush, toothpaste and bar of soap
  • Towel flannel
  • Knife, fork and spoon
  • Camping plate, bowl and cup
  • Drink bottle (capable of carrying up to 1 litre of water)
  • Head torch with spare batteries
  • Sun cream and hat (if appropriate)

One set of clothes for hike:

  • T-shirt, jumper/top and activity trousers (jogger bottoms maybe worn)
  • Hiking Socks (thin sock liner and walking sock on the outside)
  • Thermals/base layers if the weather is cold
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Walking gaiters (optional)

One set of clothes for base camp:

  • T-shirt, jumper/top and trousers (jogger bottoms maybe worn)
  • Socks
  • Extra Sweater (can be cold in evening)
  • Walking Boots (ideally with ankle support)

Prohibited items are:

  • Jeans
  • Aerosols
  • Fuel filled fire lighter

The following is not required:

  • PEN knifes (Survival Box is optional)

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