Walking Equipment


Walking in Madeira you have to be prepared for the unknown due to the terrain and weather

The higher you go in altitude the more equipment you need

Likewise the lower you are to sea level less equipment is needed

To help you get a better idea of what to take with you

I will list the things of importance that I use

  1. Boots
  2. Rucksack
  3. Money
  4. Survival Bag
  5. Watch with Altitude Meter
  6. Mobile Telephone
  7. Fleece Coat
  8. Waterproof Coat
  9. Waterproof Leggings
  10. Water
  11. Sun Hat
  12. Sun Glasses
  13. Hand Towel
  14. Rain Hat
  15. Head Torch
  16. Normal Torch
  17. Mini LED Torch with Dynamo/Solar no batteries
  18. Torch App for Android Smart phone or Tablet
  19. Map
  20. Compass
  21. Food
  22. Walking Stick
  23. Camera
  24. Bus Timetable Buy Now
  25. Cigarette Lighter To light a fire
  26. Whistle
  27. First Aid Kit
  28. Knife
  29. Gloves
  30. Neckerchief
  31. Garmin GPS
  32. Pedometer
  33. Small Mirror
  34. CD Disc in place of above
  35. Nylon lightweight 30m Rope
  36. String for Laces
  37. Safety Pin

This is not a fully exhausted list

You might be able to think of some more items.

But it will give you some idea of what to take with you.

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