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. 1 Litre 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. Map
  19. Compass
  20. Food
  21. Walking Stick
  22. Camera
  23. Bus Timetable Buy Now
  24. Cigarette Lighter to light a fire
  25. Whistle
  26. First Aid Kit
  27. Knife
  28. Gloves
  29. Neckerchief
  30. Garmin GPS
  31. Pedometer
  32. Small Mirror
  33. CD Disc in place of above
  34. Nylon lightweight 30m Rope
  35. String for Laces
  36. 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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