So which bit of Kit got missed and what did you do ?

Discussion in 'Kit Lists' started by cathyjc, Sep 8, 2015.

  1. Karl

    Karl Summit Camper

    Left my peg bag in Pete's car. Did not notice till we where at the top of the mountain first night was a bivi 1/3 up so did not notice first night. Thought I had left them at the first bivi site, after much thinking left them and did not waist a day going down to look for them and borrowed extra pegs Pete had. So glad as it was the best day to be hiking on the hills was glad to find them in the car so I did not have to go back up in heavy rain and gusty wind that was just about blowing me off my feet in the valley.
    Last edited: Sep 24, 2015
  2. ADz

    ADz Thru Hiker

    On my most recent trip I took a big Ribeye Steak and forgot my plate. Contemplated eating out of my new non-stick fying pan but would have ended up scratching it so just ate my snacks instead. I always take plenty of snacks so just made do with them.
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  3. paul

    paul Thru Hiker

    ^ flat rock makes a great plate in an emergency :)
  4. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

    aw. I took some nice coffee once. Had a stove n pan, but forgot my mug. luckily there was loads of water around, so I just drank that .;)
  5. Baldy

    Baldy Thru Hiker

    I left my heart in San Francisco....
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  6. gixer

    gixer Thru Hiker

    Did a bike and hike up in Scotland many years ago, met a lad on the last night who convinced me the route he was taking was better than my planned route, good thing being we'd finish at his car so he could drop me off back at my car.

    Got back to my car, saw the bike rack and realised i'd forgotten the bike :mad:
    Even worse the reason i'd biked the first bit was it was around 30 miles of boring flat riding.

    Option #1 spend the next day hiking 30 miles and riding back 30 miles, i'd have to call in sick for work as i was due back the next day.
    Option #2 drive my estate car on roads that most 4x4's would struggle with to pick the bike up.

    As it was a company car i went with option #2 :whistling:

    Still, green laneing on remote lanes with pot holes big enough to swallow a whole wheel but filled with rain so couldn't estimate the depth, in a car completely unsuited to off-road terrain at night was fairly entertaining
  7. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    - and carried ???g less weight than usual ;):D

    Just go caveman and use your paws - no way I'd have foregone the steak - having carried it :cool:

    - you don't drink out of your pan ??? :confused::p;)

    Less said the better - some folks are so careless :D
  8. Mole

    Mole Thru Hiker

  9. ADz

    ADz Thru Hiker

    Did contemplate both these as well but in end I was knackered anyway so just laid down and relaxed with some Pepperami's Pork Scratchings and cereal bars instead, no comparison but filled the hole :D
  10. Baldy

    Baldy Thru Hiker

    old people, they're such a hoot!
  11. Shewie

    Shewie Administrator Staff Member

    I forgot my Sealskinz (evening wear) on a trip to Wales last year, seriously soggy second day so I spat my dummy out and went home
  12. suggdozer

    suggdozer Section Hiker

    Ullapool to Cape wrath forgot my guide book , got there though!
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  13. EM - Ross

    EM - Ross Thru Hiker

    Forgot my stove burner last week! Packed it then unpacked it while I rearranged my brew kit & forgot to put it back in. Fortunately one of the lads I was backpacking with had a spare one back at the car. so a 3 mile walk to our 1st nights pitched turned into a 9 mile walk for me. Compensation was the clear night sky.
  14. cathyjc

    cathyjc Thru Hiker

    "forgetting stove burners" - is it 'catching' ?? :sneaky: - who next ?? and will they admit it ? :D:D;)
  15. suggdozer

    suggdozer Section Hiker

    Yes ! Took stove forgot meths, some charitable folk from this forum helped out ;)

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