Equipment checklist





  • Sleeping bag rated to mountaineering or Trekking
  • Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock trek bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit (see Health and Medicinal)
  • plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag
  • Day bag pack (approximately 2500 to 3000 cubic inches)
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries
  • Small wash towel

Rain coat Personal Clothing items.

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body:

  • T-shirts
  • Weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
  • Down vest and/or jacket (optional)


  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

Personal Hygiene:

  • Personal hygiene supplies;
  • Two tubes lip sun cream, at least 1 large tube regular sun cream (min. factor 30), some after sun lotion in case you do get sunburn
  • Anti-mosquito cream;
  • One toothpaste/brush set;
  • One hand sanitizer gel
  • 1 (fast drying) synthetic towel

Medical Supplies:

  • Personal prescription medications; Please let your leader know about any medical issues before the climb.
  • Small personal first-aid kit; (Simple and Light): first-aid tape, plasters (Band-Aids),alcohol-free wipes for cuts, personal medications, etc. (The leaders will have more extensive first-aid kits)
  • One skin blister repair kit
  • Anti-diarrhoea pills (Imodium) (one regular package)
  • Anti-headache medication (Aspirin or Ibuprofen) (one regular package)
  • One course antibiotics for chest infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
  • One course antibiotics for stomach infection, available locally at chemist shop or pharmacy with no doctor’s prescription.
  • One small bottle anti-altitude sickness medication: Diamox (Acetylzolamide), available locally, for more about this medication, please contact us or your doctor
  • One small bottle of water purification tablets (needs to contain silver-ions AND chlorine) or a water filter or UV sterilizer.

Personal Climbing gear: (For Peak Climbing & Mountaineering)

  • Harness:A climbing harness should be lightweight and fully adjustable. Easy to put on and take off.
  • Crampons:It must fit boot perfectly and lighter is better.
  • Carabineers:Two large locking “pear” shaped 4 regular mountaineering carabineers
  • Prussik cord:You can use in many situation, carry couple more.
  • Ascenders:One left or right hand orientation, does not matter (Petzl)
  • Rappel device:Figure 8, ATC or similar. Very important to devices for descending.
  • Helmet:It is very important to use while crossing areas through rock fall, ice cliff. Better light weight.
  • Walking pool:Adjustable types are the best, it will be very much helpful while walking through snow field or rocky trail.