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Climbing kit

Group

  • Ropes
    • 50m - Ian
    • 50m - Alex
  • Rack
    • 120cm slings - Ian x2, Alex x2, Jon x2
    • 240cm slings, quite thin - DP x2, very thin - Alex x1, Jon x1
    • Ice screws - Ian x1, Alex x2 (plus ice threader) plus 3 borrowed ones, Jon (I intend to have one)
    • Pulley - Ian x1, Jon x1
    • Quickdraws - DP x3, Ian intending to buy, Alex x8, Jon (intending to have some)
  • First aid kit - should probably have 2 between us?
    • Ian, Jon
  • Rack, enough nuts and cams for 2 alpine racks, a few more hexes might be useful (Alex)
    • Going to borrow Rog's nuts, he has no hexes though

Personal

  • Axe
  • Crampons
  • Helmet
  • Harness
  • Belay plate
  • Prussik loops
  • Head torch
  • Penknife
  • Sleeping bag liner
  • Rock shoes (not essential)
  • 2x screwgates

Valley kit

  • Tents
    • Ian - either 2 man or big 4 man
    • DP - no tent unless my new pole set arrives (no idea of likelihood), 2 man if it does
    • Alex - small 2 man
    • Jon - something (tiny shit 2 man or better small 2 man, depends when I buy)
  • Stoves and pans
    • Ian - should have 1 or possibly 2
    • DP - can bring one
    • Alex - small stove plus 1.2l pan
    • Jon - great stove, small pan
    • bring as many as possible, so I can get the gourmet skills out in the campsite!
  • Gas to buy (Petrol will have in a can in the back of the car - Jon)

Maps and guides

  • Eastern alps classic routes - Ian
  • Oetztaler Alps walking and climbing - Ian
  • Stubai alps - Ian
  • Mountain walking in Austria - Ian
  • Couple of maps, but may have to buy others when there - Ian

  • I will buy maps covering whatever we do, even if only as a souvenir - DP

  • I also intend to buy some maps - Jon

Driving kit

  • Atlas (I can do that - Jon)
  • Dictionary/Phrasebook? (My dictionary is quite middle sized, does anyone have a small one? - Jon)
  • Driving licenses with paper counterparts
  • Vehicle registration document
  • Insurance certificate
  • GB sticker
  • Headlight adapters
  • Warning triangle
  • First aid kit
  • Reflective jackets for everyone (Pink ones for the girls?)

Paperwork

  • Passport
  • Alpine insurance
  • European health card
  • Austrian Alpine Club membership? £31 (or £41 if you were born in or before 1984... (DP)) For once I feel young (Jon)! Do you have a link for this? http://www.aacuk.org.uk/membership.aspx I assume (DP).
    • 50% (~£10) off hut accommodation
    • Can buy teewasser and climber's meal (cheap calorific meal) in huts
    • Huts have to give you a place if more than 1.5hrs from road
    • Includes some alpine insurance cover