EQUIPMENT LIST FOR PEAK CLIMBING

 

1 Body Wear

  • Waterproof shell jacket
  • Waterproof shell pants

  • Down jacket

  • Midweight insulated jacket 

  • Lightweight fleece top

  • Windshirt (Optional) 

  • Softshell climbing pants

  • Glacier shirt

  • Base layer top and leggings x 2 sets

  • Casual/trekking clothes 

  • Underwear x 3 min.

 

2 Head Wear

  • Warm hat

  • Sun hat

  • Balaclava

  • Sunglasses

  • Ski goggles

  • Bandana or Buff

  • Neck gaiter (Optional)

 

3 Hand Wear

  • Liner gloves x 2 pairs
  • Fleece gloves
  • Mountaineering gloves with removable liners 

 

4 Foot Wear

  • Socks x 3-5 pairs

  • Lightweight shoes/sandals

  • Trekking boots

  • 6000m mountaineering boots 

  • Snow gaiters

 

5 Packs & Bags

  • Large lockable duffel bag x 1 (95-132 litres) 

  • Mountaineering/Daypack (40-50 litres)

 

6 Camping Gear

  • Down sleeping bag (-15C/5F or better) 

  • Camping pillow (Optional)

  • Water bottles x 1

 

7 Accessories

  • Headlamp plus spare lithium batteries

  • Personal first aid kit and medication 

  • Personal toiletries

  • Sun cream and lip balm

  • Wet wipes

  • Camping towel

  • Personal entertainment (Optional)

  • Camera (Optional)

  • Stuff sacks

  • Ear plugs (Optional)

  • Collapsible trekking poles (Optional)

  • Mobile phone (Optional)

 

8 Climbing Equipment

  • Ice axe

  • Crampons

  • Climbing helmet

  • Climbing harness

  • Belay/rappel device

  • Locking carabiners x 2

  • Non-locking carabiners x 1

  • Mechanical ascender (Supplied)

  • 6 metres of 16mm tape or 8mm cord

  • Prusik

 

 

9 Other

  • Copy of passport, travel agent contact details and insurance policy details.

 

 

NOTE: Some items are available for rent from shops in Kathmandu such as sleeping bags, down jackets, boots, crampons, ice axes and other items. However, we do recommend you bring your own items to ensure you get quality items that are in a clean, well maintained state.