Trekking Equipment Checklist

Sherpa Expedition & Trekking Pvt. Ltd
 

Clothes
1. Warm jacket – down jacket and windproof jacket (alternatively bring a raincoat &umbrella)
2. Long sleeved synthetic fleece (windproof material)
3. Thermal underwear
4. Warm Hat, a pair of gloves and scarf
5. Comfortable hiking trousers (loose fitting)
6. Shorts and trousers, or a skirt
7. 2 pairs of warm wool-blend socks
8. 2 pairs of running socks or liner socks
9.  Proper hiking boots
10.  Running shoes and flip-flops
11.  2-3 t-shirts
 
During the winter season, additional clothes:
1. The outer jacket should be warm, down jacket is highly recommended during the winter season.
2. Bring a pair of warm winter trousers, in addition to the hiking trousers
3. Bring at least one windproof layer of clothes, helping to reduce any chill factor influence.
4. Snow gaiters
 
Necessary Trekking Gear
1. Pair of polarizing sunglasses (to be comfortable and to avoid potential snow-blindness)
2. Backpack and backpack cover (against rain and dust)
3. Map of the trekking area
4. Head torch, or small torch, plus spare batteries
5. Sleeping bag and silk liner
6. 2 x water bottles
7. Small lightweight and quick drying towel
8. Bar of soap
9. Sunscreen (SPF +20)
10. Earplugs
11. Insect repellants (for lower elevations)
12. First aid kit
13. Water purification tablets or a water filter
14. Some Diamox pills against potential altitude sickness (if going beyond 4,000 m elevations)
15. Toilet paper

Miscellaneous
1. Toiletries
2. Small lightweight and quick drying towel
3. Bar of soap
4. Sunscreen (SPF +30)
5. Earplugs
6. First aid kit
 
Optional items
1. Camera, battery etc
2. Altimeter
3. Compass
4. Binoculars
5. Books/magazines
6. Trekking Poles
7. GPS unit
8. Padlocks for guest house rooms and bags
9. Sewing/repair kit
10. Pocket knife
11. Headlamp
 
For camping
1. Tent
2. Stove and fuel
3. Cooking, eating and drinking utensils
4. Sleeping mat & sleeping bag
5.  Food and water (for the very remote area)

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