Gear List

The following is the basic gear list given out to Scouts at the Start of the Year

  • Day Bag
  • Overnight Rucksack
  • Hiking Boots
  • Head Torch (always bring spare batteries)
  • Warm Hat
  • Gloves
  • Rain Gear – Jacket & Over Trousers
  • Sleeping bag
  • Ground Mat or Thermarest
  • Bivy Bag
  • Cutlery – plate, bowl, mug, knife, fork, spoon
  • Personal First Aid Kit
  • ***Penknife (ask for a “basic scout knife”)
  • Water bottle or Platypus (at least 1ltr)
  • Gaiters
  • Flint & Steel
  • Survival Kit

Ask your leaders if you have any questions about the above list – despite what you may think, we know what we’re talking about

There are a number of shops around Limerick that sell the above gear – many of which offer a Scout Discount

  • Radar Stores on Foxes Bow
  • Mountain Warehouse on Cruises Street
  • River Deep Mountain Hight on Patrick’s Street
  • Regatta in Arthurs Quay and the Crescent,
  • Army Surplus Store on Lw Shannon Street
  • Emerald Alpine on Roches Street. 

***Knives must be kept sharp and clean and at all times used/stored safely. Failure to do so will result in confescation without return – you have been warned