Day Walking Kit

  • Rucksack (around 35 litres with a plastic liner bag)
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Walking boots and socks (including spare socks) – see additional advice below.
  • Thermal base layer (synthetic fibres rather than cotton)
  • Fleece mid layer
  • Walking trousers
  • Hat and gloves
  • Lunch and drink
  • Small torch – just in case
  • Spare food – just an extra snack bar or something in case we are delayed
  • Spare warm layer
  • Sunglasses and sun cream
  • Compass (If you want to learn about navigation)
  • Maps of area we are visiting (1:25,000 ordnance survey again only if you want to learn about navigation)
  • Watch (with stopwatch facility for navigation courses)
  • Personal first aid and medication
  • Money for a pub stop at the end of the day!
  • Trekking poles – optional
  • Camera

Extras for 3 Peaks Challenge

  • Extra clothes to wear when travelling – it helps to be dry and comfortable in the vehicles
  • Smaller rucksack, 20 litres is fine. Your spare stuff stays in the vehicle in your bigger one while you are on the mountain.
  • Towel

Extra Kit for Expeditions

  • Sleeping bag
  • Insulating mat
  • Tent
  • Spoon
  • Mug
  • Bowl
  • Food for the duration of the trip
  • Stove, pans and fuel
  • Spare clothing and socks
  • Water container
  • Toilet paper (we’ll bring a trowel and lighter for safe disposal!)

Some of these items can probably be shared – we’ll talk about this before we set off.