Luggage and bags:
These are the neccesary items that I carry when travelling :
A small backpack that carries all my camera gear and lenses.
Also I ALWAYS carry sufficient fresh bottled drinking water.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: A wide brimmed hat for strong summer sun .
A good pair of sunglasses
A comfortable pair of shoes/boots for walking /hiking a lot
Toiletries and Medical Supplies: A small tube of strong sunscreen
A small tube moisturiser.
A small packet of wet ones..these are also good for wiping small injuries
A small packet of tissues in case the roll is empty.!!
A small tube of lip balm.
A couple of band aid strips..
Photo Equipment: My digital cameras and lenses and
A spare memory card
A digital battery charger
An international powerpoint adaptor.
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: A small compact poncho that covers me and my b/pack
A small self charging torch is a MUST
North Cape can be cold even in summer: we were there in late June, and with thick fog and only +3 C (37 F), I was very glad to have a good pullover, scarf, gloves... and winter hat.
Pack them, just in case...
Photo Equipment: Because of the humidity and the low temperatures, some mates cheap cameras - on low level of batteries - did not work.
According to the climate chart it rains 24 to 31 days each month; the driest are February (25) and July (24 days).
Avg. Temp. in Spring: max.: -1 – 4°C ( 30 - 39°F ); min: -2 - 3°C ( 28 - 38°F )
Avg. Temp. in Summer: max.: 8 – 13°C ( 47 - 55°F ); min: 6 - 9°C ( 43 - 49°F )
Avg. Temp. in Autumn: max.: 0 – 8°C ( 32 - 47°F); min: -1 - 7°C ( 30 – 45°F )
Avg. Temp. in Winter: max.: -2 – -1°C ( 28 - 30°F); min: -5 - -3°C ( 23 - 27°F )
The North Cape is quite often in clouds. It can be very windy and it is one or two degrees colder then in Honningsvag.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: even during the summer, you will get cold weather up here. Since you will spend the night outdoors, waiting to experience the midnight sun, bring very warmth stuff of you will freeze.