Equipment & Compass Guide

The links on this page are purely for information and HSMT do not endorse or recommend any commercial products.

go4awalk gear guide

An introduction to hiking boots by Stuart Ingram and Berghaus – BMC.

What should I wear? – BMC. gear guide

Caring for Waterproofs – Dan Jones – BMC gear guide gear guide

Modern techniques, Comfort Zone– Chris Smith, Mountain Equipment

How to choose a pack, Heavy Load – Paula Davies, Lowe Alpine UK

What to look for, Fire Starter – BMC

Techniques and equipment, Liquid Life– Alastair Buchanan

Maps, compasses and navigation equipment

Ordnance Survey


Harvey Maps

Anquet maps

Map symbol

Navigation (MCofS)


Apps for iOS and Android

These apps were featured in Scouting Magazine August / September 2014



Hampshire Scouts’ Mountaineering Team (HSMT) does not endorse or recommend any commercial products, processes, or services.
The above links to other Internet sites are for informational purposes only.

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