I often get asked what is THE ONE bit of kit that you can’t do without on the hills…

After the basics have been covered (which are, starting bottom to top) quality walking socks, boots, trousers, base layer, quality jacket, hat, gloves (pretty much for most UK seasons) waterproof digital watch, GPS unit, map, compass, first aid kit that includes space (heat retention) blanket, survival bag and refreshments I would say…

My Swiss Army Knife..it’s got more than enough gadgets, but the scissors are the biggest help, followed by the bottle opener ; )

What’s your favourite ONE bit of kit? (after the basics)
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