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Suitable Equipment

Equipment List

 

The following equipment should be worn or carried by all members

 on Sunday and Wednesday Fell walks throughout the year.

 

1.    Waterproof Jacket and Trousers

2.   Fell walking boots (trainers or smooth-soled shoes are not suitable)

3.   Rucksack

4.   Suitable Hat & Gloves

5.   Food for Lunch & 2pm stop (walks can take up to 7 hours)

6.   At least 1 litre of Water or other fluids

7.   Personal First Aid kit ( Plasters, painkillers etc)

8.   Survival bag

9.   Whistle & Torch

10. Extra clothing & Food for emergencies

11.  Mobile phone (fully charged)

12. A good map of the area, and Compass 

        (If you don’t know how to use them please ask another member)

 

Although leaders are appointed for each party, every member is responsible for their own safety on the fells, and should not rely on others to provide equipment.

 

When walking on high fells in snow and ice, Crampons  or Micro-spikes are vital, and an ice axe may be necessary in some situations.

 

It is recommended that you leave a change of clothing on the coach.


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