Recommended Kit – Mountain Leader Qualification

KIT LIST

You will need the following equipment for Mountain Leader training or assessment.

Download this list as a printable PDF

CLOTHING:

  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Suitable fast drying layers for walking
  • Warm insulated layers
  • Walking boots
  • Multiple thick walking of socks
  • Warm hat & gloves
  • Sun protection
  • Headtorch and spare
  • Rucksacks (day and expedition)
  • Personal first aid kit

EQUIPMENT:

  • Basic toiletries
  • Sleeping mat
  • Sleeping bag
  • Tent appropriate for wild camping in UK weather
  • Expedition food for the length of the expedition
  • Small camping stove, pan, fuel, and spoon
  • Dry bag(s)
  • ziplock bag for rubbish
  • Small digging trowel
  • Silva Expedition 4 compass
  • Mobile phone

MAPS:

  • ‘AA – Walker’s Map 2 – Central Lake District’ and ‘OS Explorer Leisure – OL7 or ′
    ‘OS Explorer Leisure – OL4 + OL5 + OL6 + OL7 ′
  • ‘Harvey British Mountain Map – BMC – Lake District’
  • ‘OS Landranger – 90 – Penrith & Keswick, Ambleside’

GROUP EQUIPMENT

WILL BE SUPPLIED, INCLUDING:

  • Ropes
  • Helmets
  • Group shelter

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