All teams and individuals competing in the event are required to complete a kit check before they set off.
Each team must carry the following equipment between it's members:
Each individual must each carry:
All the above clothing must be; of the correct size, in good repair, of suitable material, and (in the view of the organisers)
capable of providing adequate thermal insulation and protection from conditions to be expected on down land in winter.
 Either 1:50000 (Landranger sheets 174 & 175) or 1:25000 (Explorer sheets 158, 159 & 170) - Maps must not be more than 20 years old.ONE
set must be proper O/S maps, the other set may be laminated colour copies or extracts of the appropriate maps (provided that all of the footpaths
and checkpoints on the route are shown. Additionally, the map symbols must be in same colour as the original map and it must always be possible
to work out the National Grid Reference of any point on the map)
 Substantial footwear/boots (not trainers) suitable for walking or scrambling that support the ankle; Experienced hill-walkers may wear
 Long trousers (not jeans). Lighter type trousers (with additional thermal wear) or shorts can be worn if the weather conditions permit.
 Sweater with long sleeves or other warm body garment with high thermal properties.