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WILD CAMPING SOLO in the UK









Before you start wild camping, watch my top tips and tricks video for wild camping solo for beginners! Learn about whether wild camping is illegal, how and when is best to pitch a tent, what kit to use and where is best to camp.

Wild camping law | Is wild camping illegal?: https://youtu.be/4Rt4EAYcL8U

I learned so much about wild camping solo over the years. I’ve been wild camping in the Lake District, Snowdonia, Dartmoor National Park and of course, Scotland. When I first started wild camping here in the UK I had absolutely no idea what I was doing and would just wing it, but over the years I’ve figured out what the best gear and kit list is as well as the rules and regulations, best practices and leave no trace principles.

In this video, I go over my top 6 tips and tricks for people looking at starting wild camping. I talk about the best cheap tent, the OEX Phoxx 1 and the new tent that I use, the Zpacks Solplex. I also go over how to find a good wild camping spot on the trail and how to wild camp legally here in the UK

BTW, I MADE THIS INCREDIBLE BIT OF GEAR

Flip thru the miles

Kit list as of June 2020:

Backpacks
Atom+: https://bit.ly/31oHlFF
ULA Circuit: https://bit.ly/37XbigX

SHELTERS
Stratospire 2: https://bit.ly/317A9gS
Zpacks Solplex: https://bit.ly/2CtyJmr

SLEEP SYSTEMS
Katabatic Sawatch: https://bit.ly/3fWSxNM
Katabatic Palisade: https://bit.ly/3ewt5OL
Neoair Xlite: https://bit.ly/2YrKSB4

FOOTWEAR
Altra Lone Peak 4.0: https://bit.ly/2B5fHm8
Gaiters – Altra gaiters: https://bit.ly/37ViBFY

CLOTHING

Waterproof shells
Rohan Helix: https://bit.ly/37ZKbSo
OR Helium 2: https://bit.ly/3fVmzBq
Frogg Toggs: https://bit.ly/2Nqlrth

Insulated jackets
Patagonia Micropuff Hoodie: https://bit.ly/2YwQZ7f
Trespass Rustler: https://bit.ly/3i0HODx

Base layers
Ice Breaker base layer: https://bit.ly/3eGSdlG

Shirts
Rohan Expedition: https://bit.ly/388teWl

Shorts
Patagonia Striders: https://bit.ly/2Npw2EX

Hats
REI desert cap: https://bit.ly/3hWUKdJ
Berghaus beanie: https://bit.ly/31dGvvi

Sunglasses
Sungods: https://bit.ly/2zZ0wKG

Gloves
Salomon gloves: https://bit.ly/2ByVMMf
Ski gloves: https://bit.ly/383TCQX

Socks
Injinjis: https://bit.ly/3dwpmPG
Darn Toughs: https://bit.ly/3hX28G2
Sealskinz: https://bit.ly/3hXAnNG
NB Flat Knit: https://bit.ly/31e0Dx1

Mosquito net
Smidge: https://bit.ly/2B8d9DH

Buff
Camino Buff: https://bit.ly/31awGho

FILM AND SOUND

Phone
iPhone 11 Pro Max: https://bit.ly/2NosT83

Drones
DJI Mavic Air 2: https://bit.ly/31oIn4v
DJI Mavic Air 1: https://bit.ly/2VbNn8E

Cameras
Canon M50: https://bit.ly/3eyCPrQ
Sony RX100V: https://bit.ly/2NqQOUy

Mics
Röde Micro: https://bit.ly/2Npt1nX

Tripods
Gorilla Pod 1K: https://bit.ly/31c74Rf
Gorilla Pod 500: https://bit.ly/3ewApts
Manfrotto Action: https://bit.ly/2Ys689O

NAVIGATION

GPS units
Garmin InReach Mini: https://bit.ly/384Keg4
Garmin GPS Map 66i: https://bit.ly/3dxY4bI

Compass
Silva Field: https://bit.ly/31aS3iD

WATER TREATMENT

Filter
Sawyer Squeeze: https://bit.ly/2YwRJt3

Purifying drops
Aquamira drops: https://bit.ly/3euuQM9

Water storage
Cnoc Vecto 2L: https://bit.ly/31e1AFB

ELECTRONICS

Power banks
20,000mah: https://bit.ly/2NnBQyA
13,000mah: https://bit.ly/3hZhvOg

GPS tracking watch
Garmin Forerunner 35: https://bit.ly/3drJUc9

Wall chargers
UK : https://bit.ly/2BxbgQW
US : https://bit.ly/3dpUIrb

Data
Apple SD reader: https://bit.ly/2VfnnsW

EQUIPMENT

Lights
NU25: https://bit.ly/2Z5S70p
H2R Nova: https://bit.ly/2BB5fCV
Tiki: https://bit.ly/3hXBKfi

Ice axe
Grivel Helix: https://bit.ly/2Z6e0Nm

Trekking poles
Alpine Carbon Cork: https://bit.ly/3hXWiUL

Traction
Microspikes: https://bit.ly/3fQC5hV

Stove
MSR Pocket Rocket 2: https://bit.ly/2Vfl4WL

Spoons and knives
TITO titanium spoon: https://bit.ly/3ey0oAT
Victorinox mini classic: https://bit.ly/2Yr7dP8

Poop trowel
Deuce of Spades trowel: https://bit.ly/3i7H3c6

Sit pad
Kumfie pad: https://bit.ly/3euvJnX

Tent stakes
Tarptent stakes: https://bit.ly/3hZik9O
MSR Mini Ground Hogs: https://bit.ly/3ew7VAe
OEX Y-shaped stakes: https://bit.ly/31bAnnd

Tent poles
Zpacks carbon fibre tent poles: https://bit.ly/3du14pM

Ground sheet
Polycryo ground sheet: https://bit.ly/37XLmBW

STORAGE

Pack liners and pods
Atom Packs DCF pack liner: https://bit.ly/2YrMPxo
Heacy-duty rubble sacks: https://bit.ly/31dqPba

Dry bags and stuff sacks
Sea to Summit 4L Nano: https://bit.ly/3hVi8Z3
OEX 2L dry bag: https://bit.ly/3dx6qjX
Katabatic Gear silynylon stuff sack: https://bit.ly/3expU9n

Pouches and wallets
Zpacks DCF Wallet: https://bit.ly/2VgbQcL
Zpacks DCF utility pouch: https://bit.ly/2CuHAEq

Food storage
Loksak OPSak: https://bit.ly/2Nq2VkD
Ziploc freezer bags: https://bit.ly/2Z8GOVz

MISC ITEMS
Bodyglide: https://bit.ly/2Nt5Wka
Carmex lip balm: https://bit.ly/31bqBRW
Lifesystems Nano first aid kit: https://bit.ly/37XVv1v
Croakies eyewear retainer: https://bit.ly/2B8fmit

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