Hiking Kit List

Mandatory Items

The following kit list is mandatory for the all Trigpoint Adventures hikes:

Mandatory ItemsNotes
Walking bootsGood walking boots not fashion boots
Walking socksReputable make
Rucksack/Day sackSize to carry essential items
Hiking trousers/shortsDependent on weather, not jeans
Base layer/tee shirtPreferred good wicking material, not cotton
Fleece (jacket or jumper)Insulation layer
Waterproof jacketBreathable from a reputable manufacturer
Waterproof trousersBreathable from a reputable manufacturer
Baseball/wide brimmed hatSun protection
Warm hat/Bennie 
GlovesFor wet winter days have more than 1 pair
Min 1 Litre water bottleBottle or hydration system
Packed lunch 
Snacks to maintain energyChocolate, banana, flapjack, sweets etc
Dry BagsKeep your kit dry, alternatives include rubble sack or zip lock freezer bags
Mandatory Items for a Trigpoint Adventures Hike

Guidance on clothing suitable for hiking can be found on the following link:

Guidance on hiking footwear can be found on the following link:

The mandatory equipment is to keep you comfortable and provide protection against the weather. If you do not have the mandatory equipment then you could put yourself and also the rest of the group in danger – on this basis I will not allow anyone to attend the hikes if they have not got the mandatory equipment.

Optional Items

Optional items that you may wish to pack or bring on a Trigpoint Adventures hike, these items are down to personal preference and also may be dependent on the weather conditions expected on the day.

Optional ItemsNotes
Walking poles 
ThermosFilled with a hot drink of your choice
Insect repellentDependent on weather
SunglassesDependent on weather
SunscreenDependent on weather
Lip salveDependent on weather
Neck scarf/buff 
Optional items for a Trigpoint Adventures Hike

Personal items

Finally please remember to pack your personal medication as required – always plan that we may be out longer than expected.

Personal ItemsNotes
Personal Medication or first aid kitPrescribed medicine
A personal first aid kit containing items like plasters, pain killers, anti-inflammatory pills
Personal Items for a Trigpoint Adventures Hike