Hi folks, just a quick one with details of my daily route and gear list for the South West Coast Path. This is 1013km (630 miles) of wonderful hiking along the UK's longest national trail.
The gear list is a little different to my gear for Te Araroa trail New Zealand. Main differences as follows:
Pack: Osprey Eja 45 litre replaced my Lowe Alpine 45-55 litre pack. The Osprey was lighter and much more comfortable, and had heaps of room for all my gear. I would have been more than OK with...
I've had a few questions about what I eat on the trail, and food is of course a favourite topic of conversation amongst all long distance hikers!
Below is my routine for the South West Coast Path. It's different to Te Araroa Trail New Zealand, as resupply is so much easier. Even so, I carry at least 3 days worth of food with me, as the smaller villages and hamlets only have tiny grocery stores, or nothing at all. On the other hand, I'm trying to keep the pack weight down as much as I can....
Te Araroa Trail Gear
My big items of kit as follows:
- Pack - Lowe Alpine Airzone trek 45-55l
- Tent - Hilleberg Enan
- Pad - Thermarest Neo Air Xtherm
- Sleeping bag - Katabatic Gear Palisade quilt
- Stove - Jetboil flash
- Trekking Poles - Black Diamond Alpine Carbon Cork
Click here to see my full gear list