Let's Go

Walking

This is the web site of The Walking Club,
a Peterborough based hiking group.




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Kit Checklist

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Items with a background are normally carried by the walk leader.

  ITEM Hill walking in winter, all walks in bad weather Hill walking in summer, all walks in unpredictable weather Summer non-hill walking
  Walking boots Essential Essential Essential
  Thick socks Essential Essential Essential
  Spare dry socks Preferred Preferred Optional
  Waterproof jacket Essential Essential Preferred
  Waterproof leggings Essential Essential Optional
  Gaiters Essential Optional Optional
  Winter hat Essential Preferred Not necessary
  Sun hat Not necessary Preferred Preferred
  Gloves Essential Preferred Not necessary
  Extra layers Essential Essential Preferred
  Survival bag Essential Essential Preferred
  Bothy bag Preferred Not necessary Not necessary
  Whistle Essential Essential Preferred
  First aid kit Essential Essential Essential
  Map Essential Essential Essential
  Map carrying case Essential Essential Preferred
  Compass Essential Essential Essential
  GPS Preferred Preferred Preferred
  Mobile phone Essential Essential Essential
  Food Essential Essential Essential
  Spare high energy food Essential Preferred Optional
  Cold drink Essential Essential Essential
  Hot drink Preferred Optional Not necessary
  Towel Optional Optional Optional
  Suntan lotion Not necessary Preferred Preferred
  Change of clothes Preferred Optional Optional
  Sit mat Optional Optional Optional
  Insect repellent Optional Optional Optional
  Torch Preferred Preferred Optional
  Change of shoes Essential Essential Essential
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