Corsica Haute Route - Trek the Whole GR20

Corsica & France, Trek & Walk, 15 days - from $2,970 (land only)

Trek & Walk

The following checklist should help you with your packing. As a general rule, you should always try to keep the weight of your equipment to a minimum.

You must bring the following items:

Hiking boots

Socks

Trekking trousers / pants

Waterproof overtrousers / rain-pants

Shorts

Underwear

Baselayer shirts (1 short sleeve, 1 long sleeve)

T-shirts and/or casual shirts

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Windproof/waterproof jacket

Sunhat

Warm hat

Eyewear - sunglasses

Lightweight thermal gloves

Sleeping bag (comfort rating 0°C/41°F)

Daypack c. 45 litres / 3000 cu in

Headtorch / head lamp and batteries

Sun protection (including for lips)

Water bottles x 2 (1 Litre / Quart) or 2 litre Camelbak/Platypus style drinking system. We highly recommend camelback/platypus system for this trek.

Washbag and toiletries

Small towel

Toilet paper

Antibacterial handwash

Tupperware lunch box (0.6 litre / 40 cu in capacity)

Fork & spoon

Penknife

Small padlock (to lock trek bag)

Insect repellant

Basic first aid kit including: Antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Immodium) painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, antihistamine cream/tablets (in case you get bitten!) and re-hydration salts (Dioralite). Glucose tablets and multi-vitamin tablets are a good idea.

The following items are optional:

Sleeping bag liner

Thermarest (note that closed cell foam mats are provided)

2 trekking poles – highly recommended

Waterproof daypack cover - recommended

Gaiters

Trainers / sneakers or sandals

Spare laces

Earplugs (particularly if you are not the one snoring!)

Swimwear

Travel clothes

Repair kit – (eg. needle, thread, duct tape)

Camera, media, batteries

Note

You will not have access to your main trek bags on 5 nights. Effectively, this means that on 8 days you will be carrying your sleeping bag and any overnight essentials.

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