In this section:

Personal gear list two for weekend trips with accommodation at base camp

  • Day pack and gear bag
  • Sleeping bag and pillow slip
  • Plate/mug/knife/fork/spoon
  • Drink bottle
  • Work boots
  • Light footware (sandshoes)
  • Socks and gaiters
  • Shorts and T-shirts
  • Long trousers
  • Wool or polarfleece shirt
  • Wool or polarfleece jersey/jacket
  • Raincoat/overtrousers
  • Sun hat, sunscreen and insect repellent
  • Swimsuit
  • Underwear
  • Gloves to prevent blisters
  • Personal medication/first aid kit
  • Games or cards for evening entertainment
  • Some projects may require a compass (check with your co-ordinator)