Day walking, kit list

The list of equipment will vary, depending upon the time of year, the indicated weather and temperature, the nature of the walk, plus the number of persons taking part. Their experience and whether I am leading the walk or not.

Basic walking clothing

  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof over trousers
  • Fleece
  • Base layer clothing
  • Mid layer clothing
  • Trousers / Shorts
  • Socks
  • Boots / Trainers
  • Hat
  • Glove

Navigation & safety equipment

  • 1:25000 Ordnance survey map
  • Compass
  • GPS Device
  • Mobile phone
  • First aid kit
  • Whistle
  • Single person emergency shelter
  • Group use emergency shelter
  • 30 metre climbing rope

Additional equipment for winter.

  • Ice axe
  • Crampons
  • Micro spikes
  • Snow goggles
  • Snow shovel
  • Chemical heat pads

Basic walking equipment

  • Day ruck sack
  • Rucksack cover
  • Rucksack liner
  • Seat mat
  • Walking poles
  • Trowel & toilet paper
  • Zip lock plastic bags
  • Head torch x2
  • Swiss army knife
  • Water bottle / Flask / Bladder
  • Water filter
  • Midge net
  • Whistle

Photography equipment

  • Camera
  • Lenses
  • Filters
  • Film / Memory cards
  • Tripod
  • Batteries
  • Peak design rucksack mount
  • Action camera
  • Selfie stick
  • Power bank
  • USB leads
  • Lens cleaner
  • Bum bag.
  • Camera case

Dog walking 

  • Dog lead
  • Harness
  • Tick remover
  • Water bowl
  • Poo bags
  • Dog food
  • Dog coat

Food & drink

  • Water bottle/Flask/Bladder
  • Sandwiches
  • A pork pie
  • Dried fruit & nuts
  • Salami or other dried meats
  • Wrapped cheese
  • Oat cakes / Cheese biscuits
  • Tinned mackerel
  • Flat breads
  • Hummus
  • Pulses with pasta
  • Cous cous salad
  • Dried apple/mango
  • Oat cake bars
  • Peanut/fruit bars

    Zip bags to take your rubbish home.
    Don't leave your banana skins/orange peel they take a long time to decompose.
     

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