Cambrian Way: Kit List

This is my kit list for the Cambrian Way. I am using an ultralight setup, wild camping beneath a tarp and a bivvy bag.

 

Total weight 6.2kg. This is a quarter of the weight I took on the Cape Wrath Trail, a comparable walk I did in Winter.

 

 

 

 

I cut weight in several key areas:

 

 

  • Backpack – 800g down from a massive 2100g. A cheap nylon pack from Mountain Warehouse.
  • Layers – Less clothing needed for summer.
  • Quilt – Using a down quilt instead of sleeping bag halved my weight.
  • Stoveless – In summer, hot meals are just less important.
  • Tentless – I am bivvying with a poncho-tarp suspended over trekking poles.

 

A full spreadsheet of my kit can be seen below.

 

 

 

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