Equipment Checklist

Check list for Day Walk

  • Day Pack: of adequate size, and comfortable fit
  • Fluid: an amount sufficient to last at least the duration of the walk (as a guide, one litre for each 10km of the walk)
  • Food: lunch plus high energy snacks plus some reserve
  • Wet weather gear: Waterproof coat and over-pants
  • Woollen Jumper (if not being worn)
  • Attire: sturdy boots, woollen socks (two pairs), Jumpers as required, Shorts or trousers (no denim), Long sleeved shirt with collar, Hat with brim, Sunglasses
  • Other Personal Items: Sunscreen, Sunglasses, toilet paper and personal medication
  • Petrol money: As advised by the Walk Leader


Check List for Alpine Day Walk

  • Day Pack: of adequate size, and comfortable fit
  • Fluid: an amount sufficient to last at least the duration of the walk (as a guide, one litre for each 10km of the walk)
  • Food: lunch, plus high energy snacks, plus some reserve
  • Wet weather gear: waterproof coat and over-pants
  • Extra warm top and pants
  • Woollen Jumper (if not being worn)
  • Balaclava, or beanie, plus woollen gloves or mitts
  • Spare socks
  • Thermals: underwear, gloves and socks
  • Attire: sturdy boots, woollen socks (two pairs), Jumpers as required, Shorts or trousers (no denim), Long sleeved shirt with collar, Hat with brim, Sunglasses
  • Other Personal Items: Sunscreen, Sunglasses, toilet paper and personal medication
  • Optional Extras: Light-weight water proof shell, and a towel
  • Petrol Money: As advised by the Walk Leader
See also, the information on the Emergency+ app for smartphones.

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