It is the reponsibility of every person joining a hike to be adequately equiped. The leader of the hike has the right to refuse persons who in his/her opinion are inadequately equiped or prepared for the hike. For a list of grades of hikes see Calendar of Events.

Grade 1 and 2 hikes

The following list details the essential (minimal) equipment that every hiker should bring:

Grade 3, 4, and 5 hikes

In addition to the equipment listed above, hikers should bring:

More detailed information on equipment for hillwalking and climbing can be found on the website of the Mountaineering Council of Ireland:
information on hill walking,
information on climbing.