Guided Hillwalking, Climbing, Scrambling, and Mountain Skills training in the Lake District and Yorkshire Dales
A few notes on mountain clothing...
Generally we work on the principal that several thin layers are better than a few thick ones, allowing you to add or take off layers as you go.
Synthetic materials designed to wick moisture away from the skin work best. Jeans definitely don’t work!
As a general rule we would recommend:
Having the right gear in the mountains will make a huge difference to your day, protecting you from the elements, keeping you comfortable and allowing you to get on with enjoying your day. Selecting the right gear will always be somewhat subjective, but with a wealth of quality manufacturers and retailers out there to suit all budgets, and countless websites offering recommendations and reviews it’s relatively easy to kit yourself out appropriately without breaking the bank.
If your unsure about anything then please, as always, drop us a line and we will be happy to offer advice.
Depending on the conditions on the day you should also seriously consider:
A few extras that you that you could bring if you have them:
Summer Hill Walking and Mountaineering
These are the items that we require all our clients to carry (as a minimum) for your own comfort and safety: