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Gears & Equipment Check List for Trekking
Trekking Gear List

Trekking Gear List

The gear and equipment you require for the trek depend on the season you are trekking and number of the days. However, here is a list of probable items. Here, we have recommended a must-have list for hiking. You need to consider your options and preferences when packing for the hike.

Head Wear

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Winter hat or insulating hat or a wide-brimmed hat
  • Headlight with extra batteries
  • Beanie
  • Neck Gaiter

Face

  • Sunscreen
  • Sunglasses with UC protection
  • Face/body wipes
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Biodegradable washing liquid
  • Throat lozenges, lip balm
  • Hand sanitizer

Handwear

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight winter gloves (During Oct – Feb)
  • Inner gloves

Bodywear

  • Breathable underwear
  • Long-sleeved shirt
  • Hooded rain jacket and waterproof pants ( The period of June – August)
  • Fleece jacket
  • Lightweight cotton pants
  • Trekking t-shirts and trousers
  • Down jacket ( -10 suffice on most treks)
  • Sweater /thermal layer

Footwear

  • Hiking boots
  • Thick woolen socks ( During Oct – Feb)
  • Sports shoes/sandals
  • Fingers and toes warmer ( During Oct – Feb)
  • Gaiter and crampons ( Winter months – December to February)

Toiletries

  • Medium size drying towel
  • Toothbrush
  • Toothpaste
  • Deodorant floss
  • Biodegradable bar soap
  • Nail clippers
  • Small mirror

Backpack

  • Duffel bag / Backpack ( 70 – 90 liter)
  • Day pack/Rucksack (45-50 liter)
  • Rain cover ( June – August)

Sleeping

  • Tents ( Necessary for only camp treks – We provide it )
  • Sleeping bag with liner ( -15 bag will suffice on most treks )

Personal accessories

  • Money
  • Watch
  • Cell phone
  • Camera
  • Water purification ( Pump, tablets, or drops )
  • Water bottle
  • Hiking poles
  • Journal and pens
  • Camera with extra batteries
  • Small alarm clock
  • Credit card and cash
  • Camp towel
  • Garbage bags
  • Insect repellent
  • Packet knife
  • Eye shade
  • Ear plugs
  • Book
  • Cell phone in waterproof case
  • Cell phone charging cable
  • Local SIM card ( Namaste – NTC recommended )

Extra items

  • First aid kit
  • Extra passport size photos and photocopies of passport
  • Notebook and pen
  • Binoculars
  • Energy /protein bar
Gears & Equipment Check List for Climbing/Mountaineering
Climbing and Mountaineering Gear List

Climbing and Mountaineering Gear List

Climbing Gears

  • Climbing boot
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe/Ice hammer
  • Harness, jumars
  • Karabiners
  • Finger eight/ATC guide
  • Tap sling
  • Fix/Main Rope
  • Snow bar
  • Ice Crew/Rock Piktung
  • Oxygen cylinder & max regulator
  • Gloves
  • Helmet
  • Hot bag
  • Ski boards
  • Walkie Talkie , satellite phone

Footwear

  • High altitude boots
  • Insulate camp boot
  • Light hiking boot
  • Gaiter
  • Woolen socks
  • Thermal socks

Body Wear

  • Mid Suit
  • Long sleeve sun shirt
  • Trekking pants
  • Base Layers top and bottoms
  • Insulated synthetic pants
  • Softshell and hard -shell pants
  • Softshell and hard-shell jackets
  • Mid – Layer top
  • Sports bra – for female traveler
  • Breathable underwear

Head Wear

  • Softshell gloves
  • Lightweight liner gloves
  • Insulated shell gloves
  • Expedition mittens
  • Climbing helmet
  • UV buff
  • Balaclava system
  • Sun hat
  • Woolen hat
  • Facemask
  • Glacier glasses
  • Nose guard
  • Headlamp
  • Ski goggles

Backpack

  • Small 50 -60 liter
  • Waterproof duffle bag
  • Padlocks for the duffel bag
  • Pack cover

Hygiene and Skin Care

  • Toiletries and hygiene
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sun cream
  • Lip balm
  • Toothbrush and paste
  • Biodegradable soap and shampoo
  • Quick-dry towel
  • Nail clippers
  • Wet Wipes
  • Female hygiene products

First Aid Medical

  • Anti – Diarrheal pill
  • Anti – Headache medication
  • Cough and cold medication
  • Gauge pad
  • Diamox
  • Painkiller
  • Antibiotics for chest and stomach infection
  • Antiseptic cream
  • Personal prescribed mediations

Personal Accessories

  • Camera
  • Small alarm clock
  • Plastic bowl, spoon and coffee mug
  • Pee funnel
  • Trek map
  • Reading materials
  • Journal, card, games and pens
  • Power bank
  • Pocket knife
  • Binoculars
  • Insect repellent
  • Flashlight
  • Universal adapter

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