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    Full Kit List (Man)

    by into-thin-air Updated Nov 24, 2010

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    Luggage and bags: Rucksack
    Rucksack Pro-Tector
    Pro-Tector Travel Pouch

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: Trekking Socks (Thurlo) x 2
    Inner sock x 2
    Evening sock x 2
    Waterproof Jacket
    Long Sleeved T-shirt x 1
    Short "" "" "" "" "" x 2
    Trekking Boxers x 2
    Wash Gear + Pills
    Sun Block
    Trainers / Sandals
    Shorts x 1
    Fleece jumper

    Miscellaneous: First Aid pack + extra medication
    Camera + extra batteries
    Battery charger
    Water Bottle
    Pocket knife
    Trekking Pole
    Guide Book
    ankle supports
    Air / Bus / Train Tickets
    Address book

    Items that you Wear en-route to the start point
    Thurlo socks
    Walking Trousers
    T shirt

    Weather Turns Bad !!
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    • Hiking and Walking
    • Historical Travel

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    Keep your Rucksack Safe -- Keep your kit Dry

    by into-thin-air Written Nov 24, 2010

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    Luggage and bags: Although I didn’t need my Rucksack Pro-Tector to protect my rucksack en-route to the starting point of the walk, I never-the-Less took it along to use it’s secondary function as a water-resistant liner for my rucksack – Even with all the rain that fell during the walk I am pleased to say that All my kit was bone-dry every evening when we arrived at our chosen accommodation !!

    Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: I have tried many of the Rucksack / Backpack Protectors that are available on the market and was disappointed with how they performed, So after having many problems with these decided to design and manufacture my own.
    Full details of how this came about are written up on my Nepal page.
    So, Obviously my own recommendation would be to get your Rucksack / Backpack Protector from Pro-Tector

    Miscellaneous: Also, after successfully designing, producing and selling the Rucksack Pro-tector for several years, I have now introduced some new lines such as a Pro-Tector Travel Wallet and a Pro-Tector Document / Valuables Travel Pouch and now the Brand New Trekign Pole Pro-Tector
    If you think that any of the above would be of benefit for yourself on your own travels then please take a look at my web-site

    Still Smiling even in the Rain !!!!
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    • Historical Travel
    • Hiking and Walking
    • Backpacking

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  • Meadhon House

    48 Castlegate, Jedburgh, Roxburghshire TD8

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Couples

  • Station Hotel

    26 Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PT, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

  • Roxburghe Hotel & Golf Course

    Floors Castle, Roxburghshire, Kelso, TD5 8JZ, United Kingdom

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

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