Adventure

25 Pieces Of Kit To Record An Alpine Walk

Starting to think about my walking holiday in the Alps. I set off next Thursday, driving down to Geneva to join a group who will have arrived by plane. From there we go to Chamonix and walk the classic ‘Haute Route’ to Zermatt in Switzerland. More details here.

Not for the first time, I’ve laid out my kit, in this case the electronic / optical kit for no other reason that it makes for a cool photograph.The full list of 25 items is below…

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From left to right we have:

  1. Mini iPad
  2. Mini iPad keyboard
  3. Continental adaptors
  4. Petzl head lamp
  5. GoPro 3-way mount and waterproof housing
  6. GoPro Hero 4 Silver (inc. 64GB micro SD card)
  7. Canon EOS 100D camera (inc. 16GB SD card) and 18-55mm zoom lens
  8. SD card to iPad adaptor
  9. GoPro USB cable
  10. Extension back cover for GoPro waterproof housing when using battery ‘bacpac’
  11. Gorilla tripod (inc. GoPro mount)
  12. GoPro adhesive mount
  13. Micro SD converter
  14. GoPro battery ‘bacpac’ and container
  15. 16GB SD card
  16. Canon battery charger
  17. Apple plug
  18. Apple USB lead
  19. iPhone 6
  20. GoPro USB lead
  21. iPhone earphones
  22. Lead for Canon battery charger
  23. PowerMonkey Extreme battery pack
  24. AAA batteries (for head lamp)
  25. Steiner binoculars

The walk is ‘assisted’ (i.e. someone is driving our kit from place to place) so not everything will need to be carried every day. Have I missed anything? Any comments?

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