Thinking of Walking in the Wicklow Hills this Mid-term?

STANDARD FIRST AID ITEMS

These are the standard first aid items that should been in every first aid box, which everyone should have.

  • Plasters and adhesive dressings.
  • Sterile dressings.
  • Gauze pads.
  • Crepe bandages.
  • Thermometer.
  • Small pair of scissors.
  • Sterile scalpel.
  • Safety pins.
  • Disposable gloves.

 

WHAT YOU NEED FOR WHEN YOU ARE HIKING OR HILL-WALKING.

We are writing this because ever since we have started hiking and hill-walking we know how important it is to have all these items.

  • Compass- For knowing where north, south, east and west are.
  • Bivvy bag- A ground marker.
  • Flashlight- To find your way around at night
  • Space blanket- The sun’s rays and flash an S.O.S signal
  • Phone- Relevant numbers
  • Mini flares- For create a smoke signal
  • Mountain boots- Must be water proof
  • Spare socks- In case the first pair get wet
  • Multi-tool set must have knives, scissors and pliers.
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