For your comfort and safety it is important clients bring to the course
all equipment items listed below.
Where you see a * equipment is provided by climbmts. However, if you
have all the equipment listed with a * then please bring it with you.
We encourage clients to use their own personal kit.
season hillwalking boots
or 12 point articulated crampons
to 60cm ice axe with detachable
to 50 litre rucksack compression
strap style with waterproof liner,
recommend lightweight dry bags
either flask or water bottle
Maps 1 50:000 sheet 51 & 42
x Compass, recommend Silva type
avalanche probe at least 265cm
first aid kit
torch, recommend Petzl XP 50 type
+ spare batteries
note pad, recommend (rite in the
rain, all weather note book) www.RiteintheRain.com
trousers and jacket
mid layer, down jacket or vest
waterproof gloves at least three
pairs, two spare
hat, at least two
cap, sunglasses, sun cream, lip
With practise all items will fit
into a 40 to 50 litre alpiniste
compression strap style rucksack.
You may have items you want to
bring with you which are not listed
above, in which case please bring
them with you.
Your course is completely self-catering,
so please ensure you have enough
food to cater for your needs for
the entire five-day course.
Please remember to bring a dish
towel, bath towel, wash kit and
personal clothing for wearing indoors;
especially soft shoes for travelling
on a daily basis.