Kit List


Personal Kit

  • Necker Only (Full Uniform Not Required)
  • Waterproof Jacket (With hood and taped seams)
  • Waterproof Over Trousers
  • Walking Boots which must provide proper ankle support
  • Warm hat and gloves
  • Warm jumper or fleece
  • Trousers – not pure cotton or denim, shorts are not recommended.
  • Rucksack – not string type shoulder straps
  • Food – enough to be self sufficient for the event + emergency rations
  • Water Bottle – Minimum 2 litres
  • Torch and spare batteries (head torch recommended)
  • Whistle – Rucksacks with built in emergency whistle are sufficient.

Group Kit

  • Map – the map number(s) will be confirmed two weeks before the event
  • Map case unless the map is laminated.
  • Compass – Standard walking compass, fluid filled.
  • Bivi Bag – 1000 gauge orange polythene survival bag OR blizzard pack
  • KISU – Group Emergency Shelter, large enough for the entire party
  • Small first aid kit – Including plasters, gauze and adhesive tape
  • Hot flask – at least 1 litre
  • 2 GPS enabled mobile phones – With fully charged batteries, credit and access to the internet. (Please install the free OS Locate and What3Words applications prior to the event)
  • A yellow high vis vest for attracting attention or to be worn when walking along and/or crossing roads in the dark.
  • Red flashing bike light or similar for rear of group when walking along roads in the dark.