Equipment list - 4WD Tours Winter
Boots and Clothing:
Hiking Boots – The boots should be of leather (or leather and synthetic) with high cut to give sufficient ankle support. Preferably the sole should be soft but robust. Gore-Tex or alternative waterproof membrane is a preferable extra.
Warm wool or fleece sweater (2nd layer).
Long sleeve shirt (thermal underwear) – Wool or synthetic.
Rain Jacket or an Anorak with hood – Preferably waterproof and breathable material (Gore-Tex or equivalents).
Rain trousers – Waterproof and breathable material.
Liner Gloves – Wool or synthetic (polypropylene / polyester).
Mittens – Wool or synthetic (optionally waterproof) (two pairs if no Liner Gloves).
Socks – Wool or synthetic. Two or three pairs.
Hat or Balaclava – Wool or synthetic.
Backpack for extra clothes and food during the day. Size :30-50 litres.
Sleeping bag - down or fibre. Aim for light weight and warm bags. We recommend goose down with high "fill power" or top of the line synthetic bags.
A travel sack for your baggage; note that a suitecases are to be avoided.
Towel – A light weight and packable one.
Sunglasses – Big enough to cover the eyes and with sufficient UV-protection.
Water container – Pet plastic bottle.
Gaiters – Calf or knee height and wide enough for your boots.
Sun/rain Hat or a Cap.
Thermal mat (for lunch breakes).
Camera, spare batteries and a memory card or films.