• Leather boots suitable for boggy conditions – trainers will not suffice
  • Waterproof rain coat and over-trousers, gaiters optional
  • Warm clothes, gloves and hat – denim is not suitable at all
  • Change of clothes to be left in car at start of walk
  • Food for lunch, including a hot drink
  • Good supply of liquids, not in glass bottles
  • Emergency ration, e.g. chocolate bars
  • Map and compass
  • Survival bag
  • Whistle
  • Basic First Aid items such as, Compeed plasters, insect repellent, sun cream, antiseptic wipes, plasters, triangular bandage, crepe bandage
  • Torch – check the battery!
  • Always ask for advice from walk leaders if you are uncertain about provisions or equipment.

Leaders have the right to refuse to take a walker if not properly equipped with boots and appropriate clothing.