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Clothing and Equipment

Basic essential items of clothing and equipment for summer and winter in the Scottish hills.

In addition it is important to have navigational skills.

In winter, ice axe & crampon skills and knowledge of snow conditions and avalanches are also needed.

Summer hillwalking

In sunny weather

In the midge season

Winter (in addition to the above)

Safety and skills information is provided courtesy of Mountaineering Scotland