​What should I wear to climb a mountain?

What should I wear to climb a mountain?

Asking what you should wear on a mountain day is probably the question our guides get asked most often and that’s because getting it wrong can at best spoil your day and in the worst case scenario lead to much worse. But it’s really not that difficult if you follow a few simple rules. This guide is aimed at those new to mountain walking who might be venturing out on their first  climb a mountain day.

It’s good to remember that there’s no need to spend a fortune on top-end outdoor clothing. You’ll see people out in the mountains wearing waterproof jackets that cost £400+ and they are really good if you’re going to be spending day after day outdoors working in the rain. For most people the raincoat you’ve got in the cupboard will likely do you just fine.

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