Kit List

KIT LIST

There is no one size fits all.  Adapt for each excursion.  Let me know if you think I have missed anything important.

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DAYSACK

(for day tripping)

50L rucksack

Waterproof camera

Solar power compact charger

Waterproof Watch

Silva Compass

Map and waterproof map case

Gerber Multi-Tool

Drinking bottle with water Filter

Whistle

Lighter

Binoculars

Head torch and spare batteries

Flask or brew kit

Survival bag or emergency storm shelter

Polarised sun glasses

IPod

Mobile phone & charger

Lip Balm

Wet wipes

Alcohol hand gel

Tissues

Sun cream

Insect repellent

Plastic Zip bags (for waterproofing)

Snacks and rations

Water purification tablets

Spare laces or string

Clothing

Gortex jacket

Long sleeved shirt

Walking trousers

Mid Layer – thin jumper or fleece

Top Layer – Down jacket

Pants and socks

Gloves

Warm hat

Sun hat

BERGAN/RUCKSACK

(for when you are out overnight)

Vango 400 4 Season (-4) Sleeping bag. It will keep you warm, but is quite bulky – upgrade to a Venom if you can afford it.

Andes Bivvy bag for keeping your sleeping bag dry.

Wild Trek Inflatable ultralight camping mat

Vango 300 lightweight Tent

Jetboil Minimo Cooking System

Cutlery and mug

Light weight travel towel

Gaiters

Sandals/flip-flops/crocs

Sewing kit

WASHING AND SHAVING KIT

Toothbrush and toothpaste

Foot Powder

Unbreakable travel mirror

Tweezers

Nail clippers

Scissors

Rinse-free body wash

Wet wipes

SMALL FIRST AID KIT

[TIP – Remove packaging and break down items into what you need for one excursion – although keep instructions if you are not sure of dosage or application]

Zinc-Oxide tape

Vaseline

Calpol fast melts

Large and small plasters

Antiseptic cream, liquid or wipes

Anti-allergy/histamine cream

Adult painkillers

Eye drops

Travel sickness bands or tablets

Instant ice pack

FOLLOW ON GRIP

Travel plug

Spare clothes

Towel

Sports kit

Trainers

DOCUMENTS:

Passport

Driving Licence

Insurance details

Bank details