Walk to Freedom across the Pyrenees

France & Spain, Trek & Walk, 7 days - from $1,220 (land only)

Trek & Walk

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

You must bring the following items:

Rucksack/Backpack – 55-65 litres

Waterproof bags (dry bags) for inside your rucksack

Hiking/Walking boots

Sleeping bag comfort rating to 0°C

Camping mat

Socks – technical walking socks are best (2/3 pairs)

Trekking Trousers/Pants (not cotton)

Waterproof Over trousers (rainpants)


Thermal Base Layer

T-shirt or casual shirt

Fleece jacket or warm jumper

Goretex jacket (with hood)


Warm hat

Eye wear – sunglasses

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

Thin gloves

Head torch – with new battery

Sun protection (including total bloc for lips, nose etc.)

Lip salve – with sunscreen

Water bottle x 2 litre

Trekking poles x 2

Pocket-knife (note: always pack sharp objects in hold baggage)

Knife (as above), fork/spork, plastic mug, metal mess tin,

Small Wash kit and Pack Towel

Plastic Bag to keep essentials dry

Basic First Aid Kit including: antiseptic cream, throat lozenges, diarrhoea treatment (Imodium), painkillers, plasters and blister treatment, Insect repellent, and re-hydration salts (Dioralite)

The following items are optional:

Small padlock (to lock your KE trek bag)

Travel Clothes

Travel Shoes


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

Camera, media, spare batteries


Hill snacks

Sleeping bag liner (for use at the cabane & gite)


As you will be carrying your pack for 3 nights along with some of your food supplies, it is essential that you pack light!

For the night in the cabane you will need to bring a metal mess tin, mug and spoon/spork. These items should be as light as possible.

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