Berwickshire Coastal Path Kit List

Berwickshire Coastal Path Kit list. 2017.

Distance: 30miles / 48 km. Time of year: Mid March. Winter daylight hours. Method: Backpacking / Wild Camping.

Clothes

Clothes carried

  • Montane down jacket
  • Primaloft hat
  • Waterproof trousers
  • Helly Hansen leggings
  • Gaiters

Clothes worn

  • Berghaus jacket
  • 2 x Helly Hansen base tops
  • Mid layer
  • Salomon approach shoes
  • Superfeet insoles
  • Bridgedale Socks
  • Belt
  • Craghopper trousers
  • Sports Bra
  • Smart fibre u/wear

Kit

General

  • Gossamer Gear Mariposa rucksack
  • Treadlite rucksack strap bottle holder
  • Plastic drink bottle with spout
  • MSR Water Filter
  • MSR Dromedary 4L with flat lid
  • Dry bags
  • Trash bags
  • Simple penknife
  • Plastic whistle
  • Harvey Map
  • Silva 4 Compass
  • Carabiner hooks
  • Loo stuff & trowel

Camping

  • PHD Minim Overbag
  • Neo Air xTherm sleeping mat (Small)
  • Exped inflatable pillow
  • Force Ten Helium Carbon 100 Tent
  • Tent Poles
  • Alpkit Titanium Pegs
  • Treadlite reflective cuben peg bag
  • Treadlite cuben light

Household

  • Jetboil Stove and gas
  • Treadlite Jetboil case
  • Titanium Mug
  • Backpackinglight Titanium long handled spoon
  • Backpackinglight Windshield
  • Backpackinglight Home made bag cosy
  • Backpackinglight Foil Mat
  • Lighters x 2
  • Clothes Pegs

First aid

  • Treadlite First Aid case
  • Painkillers
  • Bandages
  • Rehydration sachets
  • Blister bandages
  • Purification tablets
  • Tick remover

Tech

  • Smartphone
  • Aquapac waterproof phone case
  • Joby griptight tripod
  • Batteries and cables
  • Plugs
  • Petzl Tikka head torch, case & spare batteries

Food

  • Dehydrated meals
  • Hot drink sachets
  • Savoury Snacks
  • Cereal bars

Toiletries

  • Treadlite cuben toilet bag
  • MSR Towel
  • Toothbrush & case
  • Travel toothpaste
  • Glasses & Treadlite cuben reflective case
  • Comb
  • Small mirror

Personal

  •  Wallet
  •  Keys

Best bits of kit: Backpackinglight household accessories, Montane down jacket, PHD sleeping bag.
Things I needed: Repair kit so that I could repair the broken tent pole myself.

There is some advice on ways to lighten your pack weight on my post on backpacking gear.

Berwickshire Coastal Path gradients

Berwickshire Coastal Path height profile. ©️ L.D.W.A.

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