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Required equipment for trekking and mountaineering expeditions

Use the following list as a guideline to help you with packing for your trekking holiday. If not sure about any item, discuss your concerns with Project Fit Trekker staff.

1/  Clothes:

☐  Down or synthetic jacket / parka with hood for cold temperatures

☐  Rain – waterproof coat / Gore-Tex jacket with hood

☐  Softshell jacket / thin down or synthetic jacket

☐  Fleece jacket / warm jumper  

☐  Thermal base-layer shirts (2 x long sleeves, 2 x short sleeves)

☐  T-shirts

☐  Thermals for sleeping

☐  Underwear / sports bra

☐  Trekking pants (2 - 3x)

☐  Softshell trekking pants

☐  Down pants (optional)

☐  Thermal leggings base-layer / or fleece

☐  Rain – waterproof / Gore-Tex over-trousers (side zippers if possible)

           

2/  Head Gear:

☐  Sunhat / cap / visor

☐  Buff / bandana / scarf / neck gaiter / balaclava to protect the neck area

☐  Warm hat - wool or pile ski hat

☐  LED head lamp / torch + spare batteries

☐  Sunglasses

☐  Glacier glasses with side shields

☐  Snow / ski goggles

 

3/  Hands:

☐  Thin gloves – liner / merino / windstopper / fleece

☐  Thick gloves – waterproof Gore-Tex / ski gloves

☐  Mittens thick down or synthetic fill for cold temperatures and high altitudes.
 

4/  Footwear:

☐  Trekking boots – high ankle (no low cut shoes) – water / weather proof – Gore-Tex

☐  Sandals / trainers – to wear at teahouses / around campsites / or for river crossing

☐  Gaiters

☐  Hiking microspikes crampons

☐  Thick thermal socks – woolen or synthetic for cold weather (3x)

☐  Thin normal socks - merino wool, nylon or polypropylene, to be worn as a first layer. This reduces blistering. (4x)

☐  Down or synthetic booties to sleep in

☐  Spare laces / or piece of thin (2mm) rope

 

5/  Other equipment:

☐  Trekking poles / telescopic walking sticks

☐  Duffle bag (100+ liters)

☐  Small day pack / backpack (30 – 40 liters)

☐  Backpack rain cover

☐  Sleeping bag

☐  Camping inflatable pillow

☐  Liner for sleeping bag

☐  Plastic bags / dry sacks to keep your clothing dry during trekking

☐  Safety lock / padlock for locking your bags

☐  Pocket knife / multi-tool

☐  Repair kit (thread, needle, duct tape, etc.)

☐  Camera / GoPro + spare batteries and charger and memory cards

☐  Powerbank / solar charger

☐  Power point adapter

☐  Water bottle 2x 1 liter – Nalgene

☐  Water bladder 2 – 3 liters

☐  Thermos / vacuum flask

☐  Water purification tablets or drops

☐  Steripen + spare batteries

☐  First Aid kit

☐  Watch with alarm / or mobile phone

☐  Journal + pen

☐  Hand and toe warmers (pads)

☐  Electrolytes / hydrolytes tablets or powder

☐  Spare glasses or contact lenses (if you wear one)

☐  A few pegs (to hang washing)

 

6/  Personal hygiene:

☐  Small towel

☐  Tooth brush

☐  Tooth paste

☐  Dental floss

☐  Hair brush

☐  Soap / shower gel

☐  Shampoo / conditioners

☐  Hand cream / body lotion

☐  Shaving razor

☐  Nail clippers

☐  Sun screen 50 SPF

☐  Lip balm 50 SPF

☐  Toilet paper

☐  Paper tissues

☐  Wet tissues / baby wipes (no shower at high camps / teahouses)

☐  Woman’s hygiene items

☐  Hand antibacterial sanitizer

☐  Antiperspirant / deodorant

☐  Pee bottle / pee funnel (ladies)

☐  Insect repellent

☐  Eye shade

☐  Ear plugs

 

7/  For the Journey:

☐  Large duffel bag / or other luggage - big enough to be able to transport all your equipment

☐  Small duffle bag – to store excess equipment at the hotel

☐  Clothes for the journey and the city

☐  Luggage locks

☐  Luggage tags

☐  Travel / money belt

☐  Passport

☐  Visa

☐  Flight tickets

☐  Travel insurance

☐  Copy of your documents

☐  Passport photos for trekking permits

 

8/  First aid and medication:

☐  Blister treatment

☐  Plasters

☐  Tape

☐  Sore throat lozenges

☐  Antiseptic cream

☐  Any prescription medication you usually take

☐  Vaccination (Hep A, B; Typhoid, etc. – check with your doctor in advance which vaccine you need for the country you’re traveling to)

☐  Diamox (altitude)

☐  Imodium (diarrhea treatment)

☐  Dexamethasone (altitude)

☐  Tinidazole or similar (giardiasis)

☐  Painkillers

☐  Multivitamins

☐  Nose spray

☐  Eye drops

 

 

Following equipment is for mountaineering / climbing / camping only.

9/  Mountaineering and climbing equipment:

☐  Climbing Helmet

☐  Mountaineering double boots

☐  Gaiters – big enough to fit over the boots

☐  Crampons compatible with mountaineering boots

☐  Ice axe  (The size is important: if you are 1.7 m, use a 60 cm tool; 1.7 to 1.9 m, use a 65 cm tool; if you are more than 1.9 m, use a 70 cm tool)

☐  Climbing harness

☐  Carabiners – screwgate type

☐  Jumar / ascender

☐  ATC / belay device / figure 8

☐  Prusik loops 2x / cords (6 – 7 mm in diameter rope – 4m in length)

☐  Sling (120cm)

☐  Ice screws

☐  Snow shovel

☐  Rope (if not provided)

☐  PLB - emergency beacon

 

10/  Camping Equipment:

☐  Big backpack for high altitude ascend around 80 liters

☐  Expedition quality sleeping bag

☐  Inflatable insulated sleeping mat

☐  Foam mat – ThermaRest

☐  Plate, cup and cutleries

☐  Dish for cooking

☐  Gas stove / Jetboil

☐  Gas cartages

☐  Tent (if not provided)

OPENING HOURS

 

Monday-Friday 4:00 -8:00pm

Saturday 8:00am-12:00am

 

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