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 – Radar Stores on Foxes Bow, the Outdoor Adventure Store (Scout Shop) and Mountain Warehouse on Cruises Street, River Deep Mountain Hight on Patrick’s Street, Regatta in Arthurs Quay and the Crescent, the Army Surplus Store on Lw Shannon Street or 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