Kit List for the Welsh Three Peaks Challenge events

The kit list below is tailored to our organised Welsh Three Peaks Challenge events. Please see our equipment page for more general guidance for self-organised events.

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


  • Walking boots (with ankle support, not trail shoes or trainers)
  • Headtorch
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof overtrousers (with taped seams)
  • 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)
  • Gloves
  • Hat (covering ears)

Recommended clothing

  • Walking trousers or sports leggings (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
  • Travel sickness tablets

You're very welcome to bring an overnight bag - please keep it light, and use a small airline carry-on suitcase if possible.

Please don't bring single-use plastics

As part of our ongoing commitment to reducing the environmental footprint of our events, we'll also avoid using single-use products where possible.

Walking boots

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events

Walking boots with ankle support are mandatory on our organised events

Recommended head torch

Recommended head torch Buy from the Three Peaks Shop

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