- 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
- Small wash towel
Rain coat Personal Clothing items.
- Sun hat or scarf
- Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- 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 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
- 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.