Speyside Way kit list

2017

Distance: 65 miles / 104.5 km. Month: Mid May. Season: British summertime. Weather: Hot sun and heavy rain. Accommodation: Backpacking / Wild Camping.

Clothes

Clothes carried.

Montane down jacket
Montane Primaloft Hat
Waterproof trousers
HH Leggings
Bamboo thermal top
Spare socks & u’wear

Clothes worn

Berghaus jacket
HH Top
Mid layer
Lowa Renegade boots
Superfeet Insoles
Bridgedale socks
Craghopper trousers
Sports Bra
Smart fibre u’wear

Kit

General

Gossamer Gear Mariposa rucksack
Waterproof rucksack liner
Harvey trail map
Black Diamond Trekking z poles (used to support the Duomid)
Treadlite drink bottle holder
Plastic drink bottle
Nalgene measured water bottle
MSR Water Filter
MSR Dromedary 4L
Exped Dry bags
Victorinox penknife
Whistle
Silva 4 compass
Carabiner hooks x 3
Loo stuff
Trash bags

Camping

MLD Duomid tent
Ali Express inner net
Double glazing film ground sheet
PHD Minim Over-bag
Neo-Air xTherm mat
Exped Inflatable pillows x 2
12 BPL Titanium V pegs + spare
Treadlite reflective cuben peg bag
Treadlite cuben led light

Household

Jetboil stove & gas
Treadlite Jetboil case
Titanium Mug
BPL Titanium long handled spoon
BPL Windshield
BPL Home made bag cosy
BPL Foil Mat
Lighters x 2
Plastic clothes pegs x 2

First aid

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

Repair kit

Thermarest repair patches
Tape
Tent pole splint
Silnet sealing stuff
Sewing kit
Head torch batteries AAA x 3
Spare 3mm cord
Spare carabiners

Tech

Smartphone
Joby tripod
External Batteries  x 2
Battery cable and plug
Phone cable and plug
Petzl Tikka head torch & case

Food

Dehydrated meals
Hot drink sachets
Oatcakes & cheese
Grain bars
Dried apricots

Toiletries

Treadlite cuben toilet bag
MSR Towel
Sani-wipes
Toothbrush & case
Travel toothpaste
Glasses
Treadlite reflective cuben glasses case
Sun cream
Insect spray

Personal

Wallet
Keys
Spare mobile

Best bits of kit: Duomid tent, Primaloft hat, Black Diamond trekking poles, Treadlite cuben storage, Jetboil.
Things I didn’t need: Head torch, Down jacket, Tripod, Insect spray, 1 Exped pillow, Spare mobile, MSR Towel.
Things I had to buy: Sunhat (forgotten), Chafing cream.
Hardly used: Water filter & holder, Sun cream.

There is some advice on ways to lighten your pack on my post Backpacking Gear

Speyside Way

Speyside Way camp near Grantown on Spey

BPL = Backpacking Light
MLD = Mountain Laurel Designs
HH = Helly Hansen
PHD = Peter Hutchinson Designs