Kit List for National Three Peaks Challenge

The kit list below is applicable to our organised Open and Private National Three Peaks Challenge events.

Please note the mandatory items - unsuitable footwear is our most common kit issue.

Mandatory

  • Walking boots (not trail shoes or trainers)
  • Head torch
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Hiking socks (wearing a single pair recommended, rather than using a liner sock)
  • Backpack (approx. 20-40 litre size)
  • Water container (bottle or Camelbak-style, 1-2 litres)
  • Food & hill snacks (pasta, cereal bars, dried fruit, nuts)
  • Gloves
  • Hat (covering ears)

Recommended clothing

  • Walking trousers (lightweight hiking trousers, not jeans or tracksuit trousers)
  • Sports top (not cotton)
  • Warm outer layer
  • Changes of clothes

Recommended, optional

  • Sunglasses & suncream
  • Walking poles
  • Light shoes / sandals
  • Thermal underwear
  • Backpack raincover

You're very welcome to bring an overnight bag. If possible, please use a small airline carry-on suitcase.

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events