Rock Climbing Kit List

  • Rucksack: 35 to 40 litre day pack preferably without side pockets and light weight with a waterproof liner.
  • Light weight waterproof jacket: Gore-Tex or other breathable fabric with a hood big enough to fit over a helmet.
  • Lightweight waterproof trousers:
  • Trekking Boots or approach shoes:
  • Socks: Socks to wear with boots or shoes.
  • Hat: Check that it does not drape down over your eyes when wearing a helmet.
  • Gloves: Ideally windproof with a leather palm for belaying
  • Sun Glasses and Sun Cream: The sun often shines on the righteous!
  • Trousers: Light weight quick drying trousers that allow good leg movement and are comfortable or fleecy trousers.
  • Base layer: Top and bottoms.
  • Fleece: Thin fleece to wear over base layer.
  • Warm jacket: Primaloft or thick fleece.
  • Harness: Rock climbing harness with gear loops.*
  • Climbing helmet:*
  • Chalk bag:
  • Rock climbing shoes. Not too tight but a good fit that can be worn all day *
  • Belay device and locking screw gate carabiner
  • Water container: At least 1 litre.
  • Personal Medication and small first aid kit.
  • Hill food: Sandwiches, snacks and food for your pockets.
  • Trekking poles: (Optional)
  • Camera: (Optional)

*These items can be hired from Adele for a charge of £5 a day if you do not have your own.

Adele will provide all the technical and safety equipment required.

Please ask for advice before you buy!

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