What To Carry On A Walk

The following is a recommended list of items for packing in your rucksack for walks with the Costa Blanca Mountain Walkers.  Add and delete according to the weather forecast and the severity of the walk that you have chosen.  Always remember that if there is an incident on a walk, you may be out for longer than planned and you should pack accordingly.

Group Members Leaders – Additional Items
Boots or Walking Shoes

Rucksack

Identity Cards (Residency/Passport/SIP/EHIC)

Next of Kin details somewhere obvious to assist helpers in case you have an accident

First Aid kit

Adequate water

Adequate clothing for the day

Extra layer – in case there is an incident and you need to stop for an extended time

Waterproof top (and bottoms if there is an adverse weather forecast)

Sun hat

Wet wipes

Food for morning banana stop and lunch

Energy snacks

Whistle

Mobile phone recommended

Towel and change of clothing in car for hot or wet days

First aid kit – for the group

Head torch

Emergency procedure sheet

Watch

Compass/GPS

Topographic map and Route description

Swiss army knife

Mobile phone

Space blanket

Whistle