When walking in the mountains keeping hydrated is really important, and being able to eat and drink with a minimum of fuss (and weight) is obviously a must. There are many excellent solutions to helping with your daily vitals whilst on an alpine adventure. But it's not only food and drink that are essential. So too are the survival and safety accessories that you should not really venture to the mountains without. Here we have a starting point to choose your alpine and mountain accessories, survival kit and safety gear.