Equipment lists

Trekking Equipment

 Headwear

  • Wool or fleece hat.
  • Sun hat or scarf.
  • Sunglasses with UV protection.

Clothing

  • Waterproof jacket and trousers (goretex or similar).
  • Trekking trousers.
  • Long sleeve shirts (not cotton).
  • Fleece jacket or pullover.
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional).
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal).
  • Sleeveless or body warmer type fleece.
  • Thermals or base layer for top & bottom (merino wool or synthetic).

Footwear

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks.
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks.
  • Walking boots. A pair of water repellent boots with ankle support.
  • Trainers or trail shoes. Can be used in camp/lodge in the evenings.

Handwear 

  • Fleece gloves.
  • Warms mittens and/or gloves.

Accessories

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degree-centigrade.
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries.
  • Trekking Bags/Duffle bag.
  • Basic First Aid Kit.
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping items dry inside trek bag.
  • Day-pack.
  • Trekking Poles.
  • Water bottle (2) or camel bag.
  • Ear Plug (on the trek some people can snore).
  • 1 medium sized quick drying towel.
  • Tooth brush/paste (preferably biodegradable).
  • Face and body moisturizer.
  • Camera with spare batteries and memory cards.
  • Favorite snack food.
  • Books, Ipod, cards etc.
  • Swimming customs (Kathmandu and Trek)
  • Insurance certificate.

Travelling

  • Duffel bag or Rucksack bag for your personal gear on the trek (carried by a porter).
  • Travel clothes. You will need casual clothing for air travel days and time spent in Kathmandu.
  • Toiletry bag include toilet paper, soap, towel, toothbrush, etc.

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