Hike the Cotswold Way - Kit List

This was just my second long distance, multi day hike but, as with all adventures I constantly strive to improve the equipment I use reduce the amount of weight being carried. For the Cotswold Way I carried the following with me over the 105 miles and 5 days:

CAMPING

Bivi - Alpkit Hunka XL

Tarp - DD Hammocks SuperLight Tarp - Small

Sleeping Mat - Alpkit Numo

Sleeping Bag - Alpkit PipeDream 600

Inflatable Pillow - Exped Air Pillow XL


COOKING & HYDRATION

Water Bladder - Osprey Hydraulics 2.5Lt Reservoir

Water Pouch - Decathlon 500ml Felxible Trail Running Flask

Water Filter - Sawyer Squeeze

Stove was a Alpkit Kraku

Cooking Pan - Decathlon two piece pot set (no longer sold)

Evening Meals - Extreme Foods

CLOTHING & SHOES

I was blessed with daytime temperatures in the mid 20's for the duration of my walk and over night figures stayed in double digits meaning I was able to take minimal clothing and layers with me.


Long sleeve hiking shirt

Shorts

Walking socks

Boots - Salomon Quest Prime GTX

Sunglasses - Sungod Renegades


For the evenings and mornings I had a long sleeve thermal top and a light weight generic thin jumper. I started with a light water proof jacket and thermal leggings but discarded these at the end of day 2 as the weather was looking good and they had yet to be used.

MISCELLANEOUS

iPhone 8 (used for photography, social media and general helpfulness)

2 x Anker Powercore 10,000 battery packs

First Aid Kit (provided by Beyond First Aid)

Toiletries

Liveventure HydroFibre Quick Dry Towel​ 

Trekking Poles - Alpkit Compact Hiker

Titanium Spork

Gerber Pocket Knife



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