Trekking in Nepal

Nepal Trekking Equipment Checklist

Travel / Trekking Needs

Item

1. 1 ea. Large duffel bag

 

2. 1 ea. Bag lock

 

3. 1 ea. Carry-on or small duffel bag

 

4. 1 ea. Fanny pack / money belt / passport bag

 

5. 1 pair Sandals

 

6. 1 ea. Watch

 

7. 1 ea. Camera w/batteries and extra film

 

8. 1 ea. Binoculars

 

9. 1 ea. Passport (4 ea. copies of passport photos)

 

10. 1 ea. Book

 

11. Notebook w/pencil (business cards and

 

Postcards / photos from home)

 

 

Climbing / Trekking Clothing (Daily)

Item

1. 2 ea. Lightweight trekking pants (Gore-Tex)

 

2. 2 ea. Lightweight turtleneck shirts (P/C)

 

3. 1 ea. Expedition Shirt (P/C)

 

4. 3 ea. Polypropylene liner socks (thin)

 

6. 3 ea. Short loop stitch wool blend socks

 

7. 1 pair Sunglasses (100% UV Protection)

 

8. 1 ea. Trekking cap / baseball cap

 

 

Miscellaneous Items (Necessities)

Item

1. 2 ea. Nalgene water bottles w/insulated pouch

 

2. 1 ea. Sunscreen (spf 25 or greater)

 

3. 1 ea. Lip Balm (w/ spf 30 sunscreen)

 

4. 2 ea. Bandanna

 

5. 1 ea. Nylon clothes line cord

 

6. Toiletries: (soap / shampoo / toothbrush

 

toilet paper / make-up)

 

7. 1 ea. Large insulated mug

 

8. 1 ea. Lighter

 

9. 1 ea. Sewing kit (small)

 

Climbing / Trekking Gear

Item

1. Day pack (2000 to 3500 cu in.)

 

2. 1 pair Lightweight hiking boots

 

3. 1 ea. Sleeping bag (-5 degree)

 

4. 1 ea. Therma-rest inflatable mattress

 

5. 1 pair Trekking poles (collapsible)

 

6. 1 ea. Climbing harness

 

7. 1 ea. Climbing Helmet

 

8. 1 ea. Ice axe and tether

 

9. 1 ea. Headlamp w/extra batteries

 

10. 1 ea. Pocket knife (Leatherman)

 

11. 1 ea. Stuff sack (storing gear in tent)

 

 

Climbing / Trekking Clothing (Warmth)

Item

1. 1 ea. Polypropylene / Capilene thermal bottom

 

2. 2 ea. Polypropylene / Capilene thermal top

 

3. 1 ea. Fleece shirt (thin layer)

 

4. 1 ea. Fleece jacket (heavier, 200 Polar-Tec)

 

5. 1 ea. Fleece pant (heavier, 200 Polar-Tex)

 

6. 1 ea. Expedition Down jacket (long)

 

7. 1 ea. Gore-Tex waterproof pants (shell)

 

8. 1 ea. Gore-Tex waterproof jacket (shell)

 

9. 1 ea. Ski Cap

 

10. 1 ea. Glove liners (Polypropylene)

 

11. 1 ea. Fleece Gloves (thin)

 

12. 1 ea. Heavy Climbing Gloves w/cuff

 

13. 1 pair Gaiters – if climb Island Peak

 

 

Food / Hygiene Items

Item

1. Herbal tea – Hot Chocolate

 

2. Personal snack food

 

3. Gatorade / Lemonade mix packets

 

4. Anti-bacterial waterless soap scrub

 

5. Water Filter / Purifier - Only need 2 group

 

6. Handi-Wipes

 

7. 3 ea. Small garbage bags

 

8. 1 pkg. Disposable ear plugs

 

Medical Items

Item

1. 1 ea. First Aid kit w/blister treatment items

 

2. Lomotil / Immodium (diarrhea control)

 

3. Cold / Sinus medication (over the counter)

 

4. Aspirin / Tylenol / Ibuprofen

 

5. Cough Drops (sore throat lozenges)

 

6. Pepto-Bismal (tablets)

 

7. Vitamin C tablets

 

8. Acetaminophen / Paracetamol (fever)

 

9. Diamox / Acetazolamide (ACM)

 

10. Actifed (sinus infection / decongestant)

 

11. Amoxillin (infections)

 

12. Ciprofloxin (bacterial dysentery)

 

13. Tinidazole (giardia / amoebas) – GET IN NEPAL

 

14. Codeine #3 or #4 tablets – (Kumbu Cough)

 

15. Desitine Cream

 

16. Basic First Aid Kit – (Should have 3-4 of these in the group)

 

 

Miscellaneous Items (Personal Choice)

Item

1. 1 ea. Down sweater (Replaces down jacket)

 

2. 1 ea. Therma-rest chair adapter

 

3. 1ea Balaclava

 

4. 1 ea. Ski goggles

 

5. 1 ea. Insect repellent

 

6. 1 ea. Sink stopper

 

 

Rental Items - Island Peak (Namche Bazzar)

Item

1. 1 pair Plastic climbing boots

 

2. 2 ea. Ascenders (Jumar)

 

3. 1 pair Crampons

 

4. 3 ea. Carabiners

 

5. 1 ea. Figure of eight descender

 

 

 

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