Equipment


LIFESTYLE CHECKLIST
- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Underwear
- Shorts
- Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Sun hat or scarf
- Warm fleece hat
- T-shirts (2)
- Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Small padlock to lock trek bag
- Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
- Water bottles (2)
- Toiletries
- Small wash towel
- Footwear appropriate to the trip
- Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)
-Personal Medication ( Diamox /Asetazolamide, Ibuprofen, Paracetamol, any other travel -medication )
-Earplugs
-Wet wipes/Antibacterial wipes
-Lip balm with UV protection




SKI TOURING CHECKLIST

-Warm ski socks (2/3 pairs)
-Merino boxers (x2)
-Merino leggings (warm)
-Fleece leggings
-Crocs/tent mules (when in base camp or in the high camp)
-Warm Merino base layer tops (x2)
-Fleece or synthetic mid layer (x2)
-Warm down jacket
-Gore-tex ski touring jacket
-Gore-tex ski touring pants
-Two pairs of gloves (mid weight and down insulated)
-Glove linger
-Sun glasses
-Ski goggles
-Ski crampons
-Ski repair kit
-Climbing Skins, trimmed to exactly fit the skis
-Alpine ski touring boots
-Alpine Touring Skis (lightweight for uphill touring e.g. Dynafit Seven Summits - Dynafit Denali )
-Touring bindings (lightweight)
-45L Alpine pack (ice axe attachment, Ski carry system)
-70-100L Expedition duffle (for use up to base camp)
-Ski Crampons
-Ski poles
-Walking Ice axe (50cm)
- 4 season sleeping bag with compression sack
-Sleeping mat
-Flask
-Bottle (Nalgene)
-Hydration system (insulated)
-Hand warmers
-Warm hat
-Neck gaiter or buff
-Balaclava
-Head lamp
-Compeed Blister kit
-Sun cream 30+ or 50
-Water bottle
-Spare batteries for the head torch
-Avalanche kit (Shovel- Probe- Avalanche Transceiver)
-ABS system backpack (optional)



FIRST AID MEDICINE
- Bandage for sprains
- Plasters/Band-aids
- Iodine or water filter (optional)
- Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
- Antiseptic ointment for cuts
- Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
- Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller
- Oral rehydration salts
- Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
- Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
- Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
- Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria
- Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)
- Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)



LIFESTYLE CHECKLIST

- Light and expedition weight thermal tops
- Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (optional)
- Underwear
- Shorts
- Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants
- Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
- Sun hat or scarf
- Warm fleece hat
- T-shirts (2)
- Thin, lightweight (inner socks) (4)
- Sunglasses with UV protection
- Small padlock to lock trek bag
- Daypack (35-40 litres/2500-3000 cubic inches)
- Water bottles (2)
- Toiletries
- Small wash towel
- Footwear appropriate to the trip
- Waterproof shell trousers/pants (preferably breathable fabric)




MOUNTAINEERING CHECKLIST

-Neck gaiter or buff
- warm gloves and/or mittens
¬- tennis shoes
- rain gear (waterproof jacket and pants)
- ski jacket (gore-tex shell and down liner, see notes)
- wool socks
- cotton socks
- wool long underwear
¬- silk long underwear
- warm pants, e.g., polar fleece (pile)
- shorts (culturally less acceptable for women)
- cotton pants
- wool sweater
- polar fleece (pile) jacket
- long and short sleeved shirts
- comfortable underwear
- T-shirts (cotton or wool)
- sun block (minimum spf 6 for face, 12 for lips)
- scarf
- sun hat with visor
- stocking cap
- sun glasses
- ski goggles
-Hand warmers
-Warm hat
- Flask
-4 season Sleeping mat
- 4 season sleeping bag with compression sack
-70-100L Expedition duffle (for use up to base camp)
- 45L Alpine pack (ice axe attachment, Ski carry system)
-Warm down jacket
-Fleece or synthetic mid layer (x2)
-Warm Merino base layer tops (x2)
- Crocs/tent mules (when in base camp or in the high camp)
- Heavyweight gloves or mittens with a waterproof shell outer
- Down vest and/or jacket (optional)
- Fleece or wool trousers/pants
- Hiking boots with spare laces
- Thick, warm wool hiking socks (4)
- Footwear for around camp, eg running shoes and/or sandals
- Gaiters
- Telescopic trekking/ski poles




FIRST AID MEDICINE

- Bandage for sprains
- Plasters/Band-aids
- Iodine or water filter (optional)
- Moleskin/Second skin - for blisters
- Antiseptic ointment for cuts
- Anti-bacterial throat lozenges (with antiseptic)
- Aspirin/paracetamol - general painkiller
- Oral rehydration salts
- Broad-spectrum antibiotic (norfloxacin or ciprofloxin)
- Anti-diarrhea medication (antibiotic)
- Diarrhea stopper (Imodium - optional)
- Antibiotic for Giardia or similar microbe or bacteria
- Diamox (altitude sickness - can be bought in Kathmandu)
- Sterile Syringe set (anti-AIDS precaution)
- For more details please see our staying healthy topic
- compeed

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