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Gear List


  • Hiking Pants
  • Thermal Pants
  • Thermal Long Sleeve Top
  • Hiking/Sports Top
  • Fleece
  • Additional Warm Layer (thick fleece, down jacket)
  • Waterproof Jacket / Poncho
  • Gloves
  • Woolie Hat

  • Togs / Shorts
  • T-Shirt
  • Hand Towel
  • Plastic Bag (for wet gear)

Clothes & Sleeping Bag must be in a waterproof bag (bin bags are fine)


  • Lightweight Trainers
  • Hiking boots/shoes
  • Walking Socks x 3


  • Backpack (minimum 50 litre) and waterproof cover (bin bag, poncho or backpack cover)
  • Waterproof Bags (enough for sleeping bag, dry clothes & wet clothes)


  • Sleeping bag (3 season) + Optional Liner
  • Sleeping Mat
  • Warm Sleeping Clothes
  • A space in a tent


  • Mug
  • Spoon
  • Bowl
  • 2x Bread Bags
  • Tough Scourer
  • Water Bottle/s or Bladder Pack (You need 1L of water minimum, full on arrival)


  • Toiletries & Personal Medication
  • Blister plasters
  • Lighter
  • Sunscreen
  • Head Lamp, fully charged + spare batteries
  • Notebook and pencil


  • Neck Warmer
  • Waterproof Pants
  • Sunglasses
  • Insect Repellent
  • Spare Warm Layers
  • Gaiters
  • Chapstick
  • PLB
  • First Aid Kit


  • Tents
  • 3 Pairs of Walking Poles (not optional)
  • Physical Compass
  • Spare Head Torch
  • Toilet Paper (Biodegradeable)
  • Can Opener
  • Tea Towel
  • 3x 2L Cooking Pots (Op Shop kitchen pots are fine) (If your team has more than 10 men, you will need a 4th cooking pot)


Pack only what is on this list, no more and no less.

Food - All food will be provided upon arrival. Do not bring any snacks.

Pack heavy things close to your back. Have your warm layers & blister plasters accessible.

Clothes to hike in must not be cotton, these absorb moisture keeping you wet & cold which can be dangerous in the mountains.

It will be cold at night, make sure you have enough to keep you warm.

If you did not sign up with a team you will be assigned one and can organise group kit then.

Any travel clothes or personal items can be left in vehicles on location.

Equipment Tip: Try to borrow items you do not already have, unless you know you will use the equipment more than one time.

Don't have the kit?

Email contact@4mnz.org and get in touch, we can lend you what you need.