Equipment Lists

We thought it useful to put together some equipment lists for each of the different types of activities we offer. If you have any questions on equipment choice please feel free to get in touch with us and we’ll be happy to help.

Climbing

This covers our outdoor Climbing & Abseiling activities. Both half & full days :

  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Walking boots or shoes.
  • Warm clothing
  • Spare warm layer
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sun cream, Midge repellant
  • Any personal climbing equipment you own.
  • Food & drink
  • 20+ litre rucksack and liner

Walking

Covering our Guided walk & talks, Navigation courses, Orienteering & Challenge training days:

Download Walking PDF or Download N3P PDF or Download Y3P PDF or Download Wild CampY3P PDF

  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Walking boots/shoes.
  • Warm clothing
  • Hat and gloves
  • Sun cream, Midge repellent
  • Spare warm layers
  • Food & drink
  • Optional walking poles
  • 20 litre rucksack and liner

Winter Walking

Covers our Winter Walking and Winter Skills courses: –

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  • Walking boots. Stiff soled and waterproof. – B2 or B3 rated
  • Quality Walking socks
  • Comfortable walking trousers.
  • Wicking base layer top – not cotton
  • Thermal Base layer leggings
  • Mid Layer top. – Thin layers work well.
  • Comfy underwear
  • Buff
  • Gloves & Hat
  • Gaiters
  • Waterproof jacket and waterproof trousers.
  • Spare hat, socks, gloves.
  • Windstopper / Mid Layer jacket. – Could be a microfleece/micro puffer jacket
  • Head torch.
  • Protection from the sun, sun hat, sun cream, sunglasses.
  • Ski-goggles – Clear, double lenses
  • Whistle
  • Crampons – Hire item
  • Mountaineering Axe – Hire Item
  • Helmet – Hire Item
  • Snow Shovel – Hire Item
  • Compass & Maps
  • Walking Poles – If you are used to using them.
  • Personal Food & Drink
  • Any personal medication / first aid items you need.
  • Spare batteries for your headtorch.
  • Flask of Warm drink