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Gear

Trail running is an adventurous, exciting and excellent way to keep fit and stay active in nature. Having the right gear to take on a remote trail run is very important in order to ensure you can enjoy your run, stay safe and get the most out of training. Bring too much and you'll be seriously weighed down; skimp on the wrong stuff and you could find yourself unprepared for an emergency. This page just provides general information on gear. For specific information on mandatory gear required in Ultra-Trail Australia race see the links below:

Click here for specific information on Mandatory Gear for Ultra-Trail Australia 100
Click here for specific information on Mandatory Gear for Ultra-Trail Australia 50
Click here for specific information on Mandatory Gear for UTA Pace 22

Below is a general list of useful trail running gear as well as articles on how to select gear and featured items from our awesome gear sponsors!


UESFUL TRAIL RUNNING GEAR
  • Hydration pack -Choosing a Hydration Pack
  • Trail shoes. -What Shoe For You
  • Thermal top and pants. -Merino Wool Facts
  • Running specific underwear - AERODAKS for men
  • Gaiters
  • Hat
  • Waterproof jacket
  • Waterproof pants
  • Wind jacket
  • Beanie
  • Gloves
  • Fleece
  • Small emergency kit (snake bandage, blister care patches such as compeed or fixamol, whistle, compass, emergency space blanket)
  • Dry sack and map case
  • Garmin GPS watch
  • Sunglasses
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