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

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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