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This is a guide of kit that you should bring along with you:

  • kit listWalking Boots – should have good ankle support and be worn in and also carry spare laces
  • Hiking socks
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Gaiters
  • Gloves
  • Hat/balaclava
  • Rucksack which is big enough for all your kit
  • Head torch with spare batteries
  • Map and compass on navigation course you will be told what map to bring with you
  • Food and drink – at least one litre of liquid more on a hot day food a packed lunch plus spare food high energy bars
  • Mobile phone which is charged up
  • sun protection
  • Sun hat
  • Sun glasses
  • Whistle
  • Camera
  • First aid kit
  • Bivy bag
  • Layered clothing – wear a wicking thermal base layer plus fleece layer plus spare soft shell trousers or shorts if warm

 

Wild camping you will need to carry the following:

  • Tent
  • Stove/spare fuel
  • Cooking equipment
  • Sleeping mat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Spare clothes
  • Spare container for water
  • Tissue/Toilet paper
  • Hand gel
  • Food – boil in the bag type stuff food for packed lunch then evening meal breakfast and lunch
  • Drink tea/coffee
  • Cup
  • Knife,fork, spoon – or Spork