Mountain Kit List

Essential to be properly equipped with TRIED AND TESTED kit!

Mountain Kit:

  • Rucksack - min 25 litres with cover
  • Walking boots – Broken in. NO trainers!
  • Double layer walking socks; prevent blisters
  • Waterproof jacket with hood
  • Waterproof trousers – keep you warm
  • Base layer top – breathable for evaporation
  • Warm fleece upper layer and spare fleece
  • Walking trousers: NO jeans!
  • Multiple thin tops allowing you to change your temperature
  • Clothes for after the challenge
  • 2 litres of fluid per mountain
  • Sun cream
  • Warm gloves, hat/balaclava
  • Head torch with spare batteries
  • Whistle for sounding the alarm
  • Packed lunches
  • Toiletries, towel
  • Sleeping bag a pillow if on a minibus challenge
  • Walkers provide their own food and drink for during the challenge.
  • Personal insurance is not included 


  • Sports supports
  • Basic First Aid kit
  • Mobile phone with waterproof casing
  • Insect repellent (E.g. "Skins So Soft" or "Deet")
  • Lighter windproof jacket
  • Blister plasters (e.g. Compeed)
  • Flask of hot drink
  • Trekking Poles – reduce pressure, but take practice
  • Camera with waterproof casing 


  • Packed lunches for walking days
  • Dinners (e.g. pasta & sauce, stew or ready meals)
  • Breakfasts (e.g. porridge sachets)
  • Snacks
  • Carry 2 litres of fluid - visit streams to refill
  • Tea, coffee, milk, beers and snacks
  • Marshmallows


  • Tent
  • Sleeping bag, roll mat and pillow
  • Toiletries, towel
  • Stove with gas and pans
  • Clothing for evening/sleeping
  • Had sanitiser and wipes
  • Cooking utensils
  • Plate, bowl, cup, cutlery