How should I pack for a Trekking Peak ?

Here you will find an exemple of a kit list that may help you packing.  Adventure Alternative Nepal also rents equipments in case you do not want to buy some of the items needed. 

Hands

  • 2 pairs windstopper gloves

  • 1 pair summit down mitts

  • 1 pair lightweight down mitts

  • 2 pair liner glove

  • 1 pair guide gloves

Feet

  • Mountaineering boots graded B1 or B2 to accommodate crampons

  • Trekking boots

  • Lighter footwear to change into during the evenings

  • Crampons 12 point with extension bar for One Sports

  • Socks (8 pairs, 4 thick for high altitude & 4 hiking)

  • Gaiters

Head

  • White sunhat with neck cover

  • Spare pair of glasses and Julbo glacier glasses

  • Prescriptive sunglasses

  • 1 peak hat, 3 x Buffs

  • 3 woolly hats (varying thicknesses)

  • Climbing helmet

  • Goggles

Skin

  • Extreme SPF40 Sunscreen

  • Dermatone high altit. suncream

  • SPF25 lipcream, Lipsalve (Calmex)

  • Moisturising creams: Shea butter

Base layer

  • Thin thermals tops

  • Thin thermal bottoms

  • Powerstretch suit

  • Thermal underwear x 4 pairs

  • Thick thermal tops x 2

  • Hiking shirts and trousers, T-shirts and a pair of shorts

  • Fleece tops or jumpers for the evenings

Outer layer

  • Windstopper salopettes

  • Fleece Monkey jacket

  • Windsuit; Summit down jacket & trousers

  • Down suit Windproof trousers & jacket

  • Lightweight down jacket


Mid layer

  • Fleece trousers

  • Fleece tops

Bag

  • Duffle bag ~80L for your porter to carry (weather-proof)

  • Day sack about 40L for you to carry

  • Waterproof stuff sacks (for sleeping bag, laundry...)

Climbing

  • Walking Axe

  • Harness set

    • finger 8

    • Zumar

    • Carabiner (3 lock, 2 normal) 5 pieces each

    • Silling (5 meters)

Camping

  • Walking poles (optional)

  • 1 Full length Thermarest; mat

  • Umbrella for both sun and rain, very useful, can be bought on the trail

  • Bottle of water or camelback

  • Rucksack cover

  • Headtorch

  • Wash kit and towel

 

Emergency

  • Avalanche probe

  • Emergency and Space blanket

  • Pulse Barryvox avalanche transceivers x 2

Personal first aid kit

  • Loperamide tablets

  • Rehidration sachets

  • Throat lozenges

  • Crepe bandage

  • Hydrocortisone cream

  • Prochlorepazine tablets (for sickness/nausea)

  • Ciprofloxacin tablets (general antibiotic; prescription required)

  • Acetazolamide tablets aka Diamox (altitude prophylactic; prescription required)

  • Berocca Vitamin

  • Pharmaton for fatigue

  • Intra biological extract

  • Paracetamol

  • Ibuprofen

  • Antiseptic wipes

  • Adhesive plasters

  • Blister plasters

  • Zinc tape

  • Insect repellent

  • Antihistaminic tablets

  • Water purification tablets

  • Personal medication as required (e.g.: anti-malarials, asthma inhalers, insulin...)

  • Supergreens plant extract

  • Acai berry powder