Winter Weekend

Please bring clothes which you don’t mind getting dirty, and remember that there is an increased risk that the weather will be cold and wet! You must be able to pack your own bag, look after yourself and your stuff!

ESSENTIAL CLOTHING

  • 2 Warm Shirts
  • 2 Jumpers
  • 2 Pairs of Trousers (not jeans, which are useless in wet weather)
  • 2 Pairs of Socks
  • 2 Changes of Underwear
  • Warm Coat or Fleece
  • Waterproofs (both jacket AND trousers)
  • Hiking Boots &/or Strong Trainers or Wellington Boots
  • Spare Trainers
  • Warm Hat
  • Gloves

SLEEPING KIT

  • Sleeping Bag (Either a 4-season winter bag or two normal bags, one inside the other)
  • Sleeping Mat (or two, to provide extra insulation between the ground and you)
  • Pyjamas

ESSENTIAL KIT

  • Plate, Bowl & Mug
  • Knife, Fork and Spoon
  • Old Tea Towel
  • Wash Kit
  • Towel
  • Torch (ideally a LED head torch)
  • Spare Torch Batteries
  • Poly Bag for wet clothes etc.
  • Medicines – if necessary
  • Small rucksack for day trip
  • Water bottle

OPTIONAL

  • Pen Knife
  • Small pillow
  • Watch (to prevent getting up at 5am!)
  • Camp chair

PLEASE LEAVE AT HOME

  • Phones
  • Electronic items
  • Anything easily breakable