Equipments

 

It is essential to have the best clothing and climbing equipment to plan this trip to Island peak Climbing. Here, we do have some recommendation of the trekking and climbing gear list, as suggested below, please take it as a reference and prepare your own clothing and equipment, based on your travel experience and requirements.

 

 

Climbing:

Ice Axe
Crampons
Harness
Screw gate Carabineers
Descended abseil device
Prussic Loops
Plastic Mountaineering Boot

(All of those climbing equipment could be buy at Kathmandu. Hiring of all of these equipment is very much possible at Kathmandu, or Chhukung)

Head:

 

Sun hat or scarf
Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
Sunglasses with UV protection
Lip balm

 

 

Hands:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer

 

Upper Body:

T- Shirts (2 at least)
Light and expedition weight thermal tops
Fleece jacket or pullover
Fleece Wind-Stopper and water proof jacket (optional)
Down vests
Down Jacket- rated at least for minus 15.

 

Lower Body:
Underwear (4)
Hiking shorts (2)
Lightweight cotton long pants
Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
Fleece or wool pants
Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

Hand:
Lightweight gloves
Heavyweight gloves/ mittens with a waterproof outer shell

Feet:

Thin, lightweight inner socks (4)
Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
Hiking boots with spare laces
Camp shoes (sneakers and/ or sandals)
Gaiters (When trekking and hiking in winter or while at expeditions)

 

Accessories:
Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F
Headlamp with spare bulbs and batteries
Small padlock or combination lock for your trekking backpack
Basic First Aid Kit (Altitude medicine provided from AA)
Large plastic bags- for keeping items dry inside trek bag- Suggested
Daypack (you will carry your own small daypack for your personal valuable belongings, passport, money etc)
Water bottles (1) - 1.5 ltrs- suggested
Hiking poles/ walking sticks- (Optional)

Extras
Binoculars
Reading book
Trail Map/Guide book
Journal & Pen
Walkman
Pencils and small notebooks
Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble

 

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