Gear List

Compulsory Team Gear

  • Basic First Aid Kit (compression bandage, triangular bandage, band aids, strapping tape, sterile dressings, antiseptic wipes, assorted blister treatments) 
  • Personal Medication
  • 4 thermal blankets
  • Water (2 litres per person), food, maps
  • At least 2 mobile phones (preferably on two different networks)
  • 4 head torches and spare batteries
  • Whistle

Recommended Gear

  • Quick-dry shorts or trousers to stop chafing
  • Base layer clothing/underwear to pull perspiration away from the body
  • Comfortable socks
  • Good trail running shoes or hiking boots
  • Lightweight rain jacket
  • Warm fleece
  • Sun hat/cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunblock (SPF 30+)
  • Comfortable  bladder or 15-25 litre daypack
  • Bladder or water containers with 2 litre capacity minimum
  • Whistle
  • Healthy snacks – dried fruit, trail mix, apples
  • Dry bag or plastic bags
  • Beanie 
  • Light gloves 
  • Thermal clothing 
  • Hiking poles
  • Compass
  • Zip lock bag for rubbish
  • Money for food at checkpoints  
  • Paw paw ointment or vaseline for chafing