Tools & Gear

Tools & Gear

walking route

Apps

Charity Miles
-Let your walks be part of something good. Choose a charity that will benefit from every mile you walk.

Endomondo
-Keep track of your walks including the distance you have covered, duration of the exercise, and more.

Map My Walk
This app serves as a fitness tracker that covers different activities like walking. Useful in keeping a record of your walking exercises including calories burned and routes covered among others.

Outdoors GPS
iOS, Android
-An app that gives you access to Ordnance Survey Maps

Viewranger
This app gives you access to offline maps and thousands of route guides among others.

Basic Gear

Footwear

  • Walking boots
  • Socks

Clothing

  • Breathable, moisture-wicking, and quick dry clothing
  • Insulating clothing
  • Lightweight walking trousers
  • Jacket (Waterproof and windproof with hood)
  • Hat
  • Gloves and/or mittens

Others

  • Map
  • Compass
  • Backpack
  • Whistle
  • Flashlight
  • First aid kit
  • Sun protection (Sunscreen and sunglasses)
  • Water
  • Food
  • Snacks
  • Spare clothes
  • Small towel (Fast-dry and lightweight)