The Hornstrandir nature reserve is a popular hiking destination. The area can be difficult to pass, days can go by without travellers meeting other people and the weather can change very suddenly and without a warning, it can be really good but also really bad. Therefore it is necessary for everyone that plans to hike in the nature reserve to be well prepared.

We have compiled a list of equipment that we recommend hikers to bring with them.

Clothes:

Hiking gaiters

Mittens and gloves

Shorts

Three pairs of socks

Trek trousers

Two thermal pants

Two thermal tops

Wading shoes or sandals

Water proof hiking boots

Waterproof trousers

Wind and water proof mitten covers.

Windbreaker or anorak

Windproof hat or headband

Wool or fleece jumper

Equipment:

Antiseptic gel

Backpack

Bathing clothes

Batteries

Binoculars

Blister patches

Camera

Candles

Car keys

Cattle

Clothespin

Compass

Cosmetics

Earplugs

Elastic bandages

Face towel

Fanny pack, hip pack

Food

Food bowl

Fuel

GPS receiver

Lip salve

Map

Map measure

Matches

Money

Mosquito net

Needle and thread

Pain-killers

Plastic bags

Pocket knife

Pot

Primus

Salt

Sanitary napkin

Shot glass

Sitting mat

Sleeping bag

Soap

Spoon

Sticking plaster

Sun glasses

Sun screen

Tent

Tent mattress

Thermos

Toilet paper

Toothbrush

Toothpaste

Towel

Travel scale

Walking stick

Washing-up brush

Water bottle

From the book: Hornstrandir gönguleiðir by Páll Ásgeir Ásgeirsson.

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