Kit April

Kit for expeditions in April and early May 2021

View below, or download spreadsheet.

You bring indicates items you provide.

SEEE indicates items arranged by leaders, who will agree with you locally how this is done.

 

You bring

SEEE

CLOTHING

 

 

1 pair of walking boots (broken in)

Yes

 

2 pairs of walking socks (1 for each day)

Yes

 

Jacket/coat (waterproof and windproof)

Yes

 

Waterproof overtrousers

Yes

 

2 fleece tops or similar, preferably 1 thin + 1 thicker

Yes

 

2-3 T-shirts (thermal optional) 1 for each day, 1 in rucksack

Yes

 

2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans) – 1 can be zip-off

Yes

 

Warm hat and sun hat (this is Scotland!)

Yes

 

1 pair of gloves (if appropriate)

Yes

 

1 pair gaiters (optional)

Optional

 

Midge headnet

Yes

 

PERSONAL KIT

 

 

Facemask & small bottle of hand gel

Yes

 

Rucksack (60 litres at least)

Yes

 

Sleeping bag in strong plastic bag

Yes

 

Roll mat

Yes

 

Rucksack liner (or 2 strong plastic bags)

Yes

 

Waterproof bags

Yes

 

Whistle

Optional

 

Torch, preferably head torch, and spare batteries

Yes

 

Personal first aid kit (see below)

Yes

 

Food (including emergency rations)

Yes

 

Water bottle

Yes

 

Cutlery

Yes

 

Plate/bowl

Yes

 

Mug

Yes

 

Box of matches (in waterproof container)

Yes

 

Sunblock

Yes

 

Towel

Yes

 

Small quantity of money (optional)

Yes

 

Notebook and pen/pencil

Yes

 

Watch (stopwatch function is handy)

Yes

 

KIT SHARED BY THE GROUP

 

 

Plastic aprons, gloves and eyewear for COVID protection

 

SEEE

Camping stove(s)

 

SEEE

Gas for stove

 

SEEE

Cooking pans

 

SEEE

Tin opener (if required)

Optional

 

Tea towels

Yes

 

Plastic bags for rubbish etc.

Yes

 

Toilet paper

Yes

 

Trowel (if available)

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Map 1:25 000 (344 for Pentlands routes)

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Compass

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Map case

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Whistle

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Camera (optional), properly protected

Optional

 

Survival bag (if available)

 

SEEE

Water purifying tablets

 

SEEE

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL KIT

 

 

Head/neck scarf

Optional

 

Hydration pack or extra water bottle

Optional

 

Small pocket tool

Optional

 

After-sun cream

Optional

 

Sunglasses

Optional

 

Insect repellent

Optional

 

Waterproofing (pre-expedition)

Optional

 

Emergency repair kit (string, tape etc)

Yes

 

Spare boot lace(s)

Optional

 

PERSONAL FIRST AID KIT

Protection

Disposable non-latex gloves

Face mask

Alcohol gel

Wound dressings 

Fabric plasters/waterproof plasters

Blister plasters i.e. Compeed

Bandages

Roller bandage (you can use neckies for triangular bandages)

Additional items (always good to have)

Guidance leaflet (this will come with any purchased kit)

Safety pins

Antiseptic wipes

Adhesive tape

Tick remover

Tweezers 

Any personal medication (leaders need to be aware of this)

Kit for expeditions in April and early May 2021

View below, or download spreadsheet.

You bring indicates items you provide.

SEEE indicates items arranged by leaders, who will agree with you locally how this is done.

 

You bring

SEEE

CLOTHING

 

 

1 pair of walking boots (broken in)

Yes

 

2 pairs of walking socks (1 for each day)

Yes

 

Jacket/coat (waterproof and windproof)

Yes

 

Waterproof overtrousers

Yes

 

2 fleece tops or similar, preferably 1 thin + 1 thicker

Yes

 

2-3 T-shirts (thermal optional) 1 for each day, 1 in rucksack

Yes

 

2 walking trousers (warm, NOT jeans) – 1 can be zip-off

Yes

 

Warm hat and sun hat (this is Scotland!)

Yes

 

1 pair of gloves (if appropriate)

Yes

 

1 pair gaiters (optional)

Optional

 

Midge headnet

Yes

 

PERSONAL KIT

 

 

Facemask & small bottle of hand gel

Yes

 

Rucksack (60 litre at least)

Yes

 

Rucksack liner (or 2 strong plastic bags)

Yes

 

Waterproof bags

Yes

 

Whistle

Optional

 

Torch, preferably head torch, and spare batteries

Yes

 

Personal first aid kit (see below)

Yes

 

Food (including emergency rations)

Yes

 

Water bottle

Yes

 

Cutlery

Yes

 

Plate/bowl

Yes

 

Mug

Yes

 

Box of matches (in waterproof container)

Yes

 

Sunblock

Yes

 

Towel

Yes

 

Small quantity of money (optional)

Yes

 

Notebook and pen/pencil

Yes

 

Watch (stopwatch function is handy)

Yes

 

KIT SHARED BY THE GROUP

 

 

Plastic aprons, gloves and eyewear for COVID protection

 

SEEE

Camping stove(s)

 

SEEE

Gas for stove

 

SEEE

Cooking pans

 

SEEE

Tin opener (if required)

Optional

 

Tea towels

Yes

 

Plastic bags for rubbish etc.

Yes

 

Toilet paper

Yes

 

Trowel (if available)

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Map 1:25 000 (344 for Pentlands routes)

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Compass

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Map case

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Whistle

Helpful if you have it

SEEE

Camera (optional), properly protected

Optional

 

Survival bag (if available)

 

SEEE

Water purifying tablets

 

SEEE

ADDITIONAL OPTIONAL KIT

 

 

Head/neck scarf

Optional

 

Hydration pack or extra water bottle

Optional

 

Small pocket tool

Optional

 

After-sun cream

Optional

 

Sunglasses

Optional

 

Insect repellent

Optional

 

Waterproofing (pre-expedition)

Optional

 

Emergency repair kit (string, tape etc)

Yes

 

Spare boot lace(s)

Optional

 

PERSONAL FIRST AID KIT

Protection

Disposable non-latex gloves

Face mask

Alcohol gel

Wound dressings 

Fabric plasters/waterproof plasters

Blister plasters i.e. Compeed

Bandages

Roller bandage (you can use neckies for triangular bandages)

Additional items (always good to have)

Guidance leaflet (this will come with any purchased kit)

Safety pins

Antiseptic wipes

Adhesive tape

Tick remover

Tweezers 

Any personal medication (leaders need to be aware of this)