• Key objectives
    • Keep it light
    • Pack it small
    • Robust and reliable
  • Choices
    • Research
    • Speak to an expert – Tiso Edinburgh, Boots Edinburgh
    • Test it
    • Don’t compromise on quality
  • Tent – Hilleberg Nallo GT 2
    • Spacious but lightweight an v robust
    • 2.5kg, packs small
    • Works in all climates
    • Got tarp in Aus to protect groundsheet
    • Good ventilation
    • Great in high winds
    • V easy to pack/unpack
    • Could do with sand pegs for soft ground
  • Sleeping BagTundra Pure 5 & Rab silk liner
    • Down filled -5c comfort range
    • Sub 800g weight
    • Pack v small with Lowe compression sack
  • Sleeping Mat – Thermarest Prolite 5
    • Self-inflating
    • 480g
    • Packs small
  • PillowVango self-inflating
    • Needed thermarest pillow case
    • Packs small
    • lightweight
  • StoveOptimus Omnifuel
    • Never used petrol, always got gas cannisters
  • MSR Titan titanium 2 pan set and mug
  • Petzl RXP reactive headlamp (USB rechargeable)
  • 2 x Platypus 2lt collapsible water carrier (unused!)
  • Misc
      • Sawyer In Line water purification kit (never used)
      • First Aid kit
      • Insect repellent
      • Wet wipes
      • Waterproof matches and fuel blocks
  • Medication
    • Malaria
    • Anti-biotics
    • Imodium
    • Ibuprofen / paracetamol
    • Hydro cortisol cream and antihistamine
    • Sunscreen
    • Water purification tablets
    • High 5 Electrolyte tablets
  •  Resources