Stravaig-Kit

KIT LIST

The kit you use for a two week trip like the TGO Challenge must be well tried before you go, half way across Scotland is not the time to find out that something is no good! Take equipment that you are used to, remember that lightweight is good but comfort is better, you will be warm enough when walking as long as you stay dry (beware of high passes and tops) but camps can be cold, be sure your sleeping bag will keep you warm. Food is heavy; plenty of shops or food parcels on route will help here, you do not need to carry much water, there are many small burns that will supply good water if you are careful.
Here is a full list of the kit I used for the last three years, the total weight in 2007 was approx 13Kg (Pack weight 10Kg Clothes, boots etc 3Kg) plus food.

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Year200520062007Future Changes ?
RucksackOsprey Aether 60Osprey Talon 44
TentLightwave ZR0 trekHilleberg Akto
Bivi bagnoneRab Survival Zonenone
Sleeping BagVango Venom 400PHD Minim 400
Bag linerSea to Summit Silk liner
Waterproofing1 large, 2 medium Exped bags
MattressKarrimatThermarest Z-liteThermarest Prolite 3 short
StoveMSR Pocket Rocket
CookwareSnowpeak Mini Solo Titanium + two lexan spoons
BootsMeindel BorneoInov-8 390 boots
Walking polesLeki Super MakaluLeki Ultralight Titanium
River SlippersnoneNikenone
WaterSigg 550ml bottle and 2 litre Platypus
GaitersOutdoor Designs Tundralow
JacketParamo Alta 2
TrousersParamo Cascada
HatOutdoor Designs Isotex CapExtremities Windy Took
GlovesMH ascent glovesLG MittsPaclite Mitts
FleeceParamo Mountain Pull-onBerghaus Infinity liteBPL Liv Down sweater
Mid LayerTNF aurora zip-neckSmartwool zip-neck
Tee ShirtPeter Storm CoolmaxLowe Alpine Dry Zone Zip-neck
Socks2 Smartwool Expedition, 1 Sealskinz mid thermal, 2 Bridgedale liners
Pants2 pairs Lowe Alpine Dry flo boxers
TowelParamo (small)Lifemarque (Med)
TorchPetzel Tikka headtorch
MapsOS LandrangerLaminated Anquet prints
First Aid KitBlister plasters, sun block, Ibuprofen, imodium, bandage, rennies, etc.
Repair KitSpare compass, lighter, laces, whistle, sewing kit, etc.
MiscellaneousCompass, phone, watch, glasses, penknife, toothbrush & paste, razor, soap, etc.
TrowelB&Q 'value' trowelBPL toilet trowel
CameraFujifilm Finepix A330Sony DSC-S600
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