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Back-packing Kit List


50l Rucksack (Lowe Alpine Attack 50)

Lightweight backpacking Tent (Terra-Nova Laser) plus titanium pegs

Sleeping bag (PHD Hispar 400 Down)

light 3/4 Therm-a-rest sleeping mat

2 Dry Bags (Exped)

2 litre Platypus Water bottle

Camera + spare batteries

MSR Pocket Rocket Stove and Small Gas Canister

Small Titanium Pan, Spork, Cup and Penknife

Small Head Torch + spare batteries

Maps & Map-case (Ortleib)

Compass & Altimeter

Walking Pole (Leki Carbon Fiber)

Minimal Wash kit;

  • wet wipes, deodorant,
  • toothbrush & paste
  • spare toilet roll

Minimal emergency / first aid;

  • any prescribed medication
  • painkillers, compeed, imodium, puritabs, piriton etc…
  • Emergency whistle

Small repair kit;needle & thread, cable-ties, gaffa tape etc…


Boots (Sportiva Trangos)

Light Waterproof Jacket (Rab Strech Neo Jacket)

Light Waterproof Trousers (Berghaus Packlite full-length zip)

Gloves big + small

Sun Hat + Warm Hat


1 Pertex Windproof Shell Jacket

2 Long sleeved thermal tops (Helly-hansen)

1 Light Fleece

1 pair zip-off Trousers

1 pair Ron-Hills leggings

3 pairs Socks (alternate and wash frequently)

2 pairs Pants (alternate and wash frequently)

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