Equipment

Recommended trekking gear:

  • Clothing

    • sturdy trekking shoes above the ankle
    • sandals or sneakers (footwear for around camp)
    • thermal underwear
    • thick wool socks
    • thin cotton socks
    • warm windproof – waterproof jacket with hood or down jacket
    • thin windproof jacket
    • windproof – waterproof fleece pants
    • trekking pants/shorts
    • fleece thick sweatshirt/sweater
    • fleece thin sweatshirt/sweater
    • long-sleeved shirts (for sun protection)
    • T-shirts
    • warm waterproof gloves or mittens for summit
    • lightweight thermal gloves
    • warm wool hat
    • hat for sun protection or scarf
    • gaiters (recommended)
  • Equipment

    • sleeping bag (-10 C or -15 C)
    • camping mattress, eg. thermarest pad (possibility to rent)
    • big backpack (60 litres)
    • small backpack (30 – 40 litres)
    • Waterproof backpack cover (optional)
    • trekking (walking) poles (possibility to rent)
    • headlamp and spare batteries (possibility to rent)
    • crampons (possibility to rent)

    Accessories

    • sunglasses with UV protection
    • sunscreen and lipstick with protection UV (30-50)
    • thermos
    • toiletries, small quick drying towel
    • Toilet paper, wet wipes
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Basic first aid kit containing plasters, small bandage, plasters for blisters, medications for headache, runny nose, sore throat, swelling, infection, insect bites, diarrhea stopper, sunburn, cuts, broad spectrum antibiotic. Bring any personal medication that you need.