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Hiking in Scotland – What to Bring

The weather in Scotland is notoriously changeable, so packing the right clothing will help ensure you are comfortable throughout.

  • Day pack (20l – 35l) We also recommend bringing a waterproof cover
  • Hiking pants. Lightweight and quick drying. Convertible ones can be useful.
  • Hiking shorts
  • Fleece/wool jacket or sweater
  • T-Shirts
  • Waterproof jacket. Hooded, lightweight and breathable.
  • Waterproof pants
  • Fleece/wool hat
  • Fleece/wool gloves
  • Hiking socks
  • Waterproof hiking boots
  • Gaiters (optional)
  • Dry bags
  • Bandana
  • Trekking poles (optional)
  • Insect repellent (DEET)
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle or hydration system
  • Sun cream