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

Clothes worn

  • Berghaus Goretex 3 in 1 jacket outer
  • 2 x Helly Hansen base tops
  • Berghaus mid layer
  • Salomon approach shoes
  • Superfeet blue insoles
  • Bridgedale Socks
  • Belt
  • Craghopper trousers
  • Sports Bra
  • Smart fibre u/wear

Kit

General

  • Gossamer Gear Mariposa rucksack
  • Exped waterproof pack liner
  • Treadlite rucksack strap bottle holder
  • Plastic drink bottle
  • MSR Miniworks water filter
  • MSR Dromedary 4L with flat lid
  • Exped dry bags
  • Victorinox metal penknife
  • Plastic whistle
  • Harvey Trail Map
  • Silva 4 Compass
  • Carabiners
  • Rubbish bags
  • Loo stuff & trowel

Camping

  • PHD Minim Overbag
  • Neo Air xTherm sleeping mat
  • Exped inflatable pillow
  • Force Ten Helium Carbon 100 Tent
  • Alpkit titanium pegs
  • Treadlite reflective cuben peg bag
  • Treadlite cuben light

Household

  • Jetboil Sol Stove and Gas
  • Treadlite Jetboil case
  • Titanium mug
  • BPL Titanium long handled spoon
  • BPL Windshield
  • BPL Home made bag cosy
  • BPL Foil Mat
  • Lighters x 2
  • Clothes Pegs x 2

First aid

  • Treadlite First Aid case
  • Paracetemol
  • Plasters
  • Rehydration sachets
  • Blister bandages
  • Water purification tablets
  • Tick remover

Tech

  • Phone
  • Aquapac waterproof phone case (Warning: Store away from your insect repellant as Deet destroys the plastic on the case)
  • Joby griptight tripod
  • Batteries & cables
  • Plugs
  • Petzl Tikka head torch, case & spare batteries
  • LDWA GPX route back up

Food

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

Toiletries

  • Treadlite cuben toilet bag
  • MSR Towel
  • Electric toothbrush & case
  • Travel toothpaste
  • Glasses & Treadlite cuben case
  • Comb
  • Small mirror

Personal

  •  Wallet
  •  Keys

Best bits of kit: BPL cooking accessories, Montane down jacket, PHD Minim overbag.

Things I needed: Repair kit so that I could repair the broken tent pole myself.

BPL = Backpacking Light UK
PHD = Peter Hutchinson Designs

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

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