Art O’Neill 2015
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- Sunday 28th December, 2014
- By Jen
Taking part in the 2015 Art O’Neill Challenge? Then check out all the gear you’ll need!
Don’t forget to mention the 10% discount for all entrants when buying your kit in-store.
The Art O Neill Challenge route can be extremely cold and unforgiving in January. The organisers place the utmost importance on having the right gear and there is a mandatory kit list. Kit checks will be done on the night of the challenge and participants will not be allowed to start unless they have all the right kit.
(See examples below)
Basic first aid kit (Minimum: 1 x Dressing Pad for heavy bleeding (field dressing, bandage and plasters)
Head Torch with battery power for 12 hours
Energy food and drink
High Viz Vest
Technical base layer (top and bottom merino wool recommended)
Water-proof top (preferably with Taped seams)
Mobile Phone fully charged and functional
from Checkpoint 1 onwards
The following mandatory gear items needed for the mountain section are to be packed in your drop bag. This drop bag will then be available for you at Checkpoint 1 at the start of the mountain section.
Maps of the route
Other Recommended Kit
Extra socks and footwear
Gaiters (Highly recommended)
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