This is a guideline kit list of what is normal walking equipment for the Scottish Highlands during the summer months. Our climate is so unpredictable that every eventuality has to be prepared for- it can either be very hot and dry or wild, wet and windy!
Good walking boots
Good quality rain jacket (Gortex or similar)
Warm woollen or fleece hat
Swimwear (for those warm summer lochs)
Walking poles (optional but recommended)
Small thermos flask
Fleece or wool sweater plus 1 spare sweater.
Warm walking trousers (no jeans)
Long sleeve walking shirt
Small day sack for hiking with
Casual clothes for evening /pub