There are some things which are inescapably required for any outdoor activity. There are others which will make you travel faster, your life easier, and everything in between. Much of what you take from this list will be down to your judgement on the day, but having a decent base of kit will give your day hiking much safer and more enjoyable.
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Be sure to see our Buyers Guide pages for further information on what is out there, and our Kit Builders to get bargains on anything your kit list is missing!