Kit List:

To keep walkers safe, individuals and teams must comply with the following kit list.

Each person must carry

  • Suitable footwear – must be suitable for rough and wet terrain (The organisers reserve the right to insist that walkers wear ‘BOOTS’ if adverse conditions prevail on the day).
  • Long, warm trousers – no jeans

  • Torch – with spare batteries and bulb (if not LED)

  • Waterproof Top

  • Overtrousers

  • Sweater

  • Gloves

  • Warm hat

  • Spare woollen/Hiking socks

  • First aid kit (For minor injuries, blisters etc)

  • Emergency food supply

  • Survival bag (not lightweight)

  • Whistle

  • Reflective bandolier or waistcoat

  • Reflective leg bands

  • Reflector or reflective tape – to go on rucksack

Each team must carry a Sleeping bag, Compass, Maps (OS 1/25000 Explorer No.179 (Recommended) or 1/50000 Nos.162 and 163 )
During the hike each member is expected to carry their own food in addition to an emergency food pack. At most checkpoints there will be squash available. Some checkpoints will serve hot drinks.