Personal Equipment List


The Crosscut Walk is fully supported. Your personal effects will be transported between overnight camping sites, all you need carry is what you require for the walk during the day. This will include your lunch and snacks which are supplied and included within the tour price and personal equipment required for your comfort and safety. A 25 litre day pack complete with a 2 litre drinking water container is supplied to all walkers and also provides a memorable and practical souvenir at the end of your walk.

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Personal Equipment List
Compulsory Equipment must be carried in your day pack

    • Thermals (compulsory)
    • Hiking shirt with collar (recommended)
    • Loose fitting long pants or shorts (cotton or strong nylon) (recommended)
    • Woollen jumper or polar fleece (compulsory)
    • Breathable rain jacket (compulsory)
    • Breathable over-pants (compulsory)
    • Sturdy hiking boots. (compulsory) No sandshoes or sneakers
    • Gaiters (optional)
    • Hat (recommended)
    • Beanie (compulsory)
    • Gloves (compulsory)
    • Waterproof ver gloves / mittens (compulsory)
    • Sunglasses (recommended)
  • Compass (recommended)
  • Whistle (recommended)
  • Pocket knife (optional)
  • Matches/lighter (optional)
  • Candle or fire starter (optional)
  • Torch (compulsory)
  • 2 Litre carrying capacity of water (Provided)
  • Day pack (Provided)
  • Personal First Aid kit (recommended)
  • Notebook and pencil (optional)
Sundries: (recommended)
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Repellent
  • Medications
  • Spare glasses if needed
  • Camera

Leader is carrying

  • Watch
  • Wilderness First Aid kit
  • Communication device
  • Contact information/medical forms
  • Compass/Whistle/GPS
  • Groundsheet
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Bivvy bag
  • Stove and fuel bottle
  • Toilet trowel and paper
  • Plastic Bag

Food: Snacks and meals will be provided including fruit.