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General Packing List

General Packing List

Technical Clothing

  • 1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
  • 1 – Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
  • 1 – Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
  • 2 – Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 – Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 – Waterproof Pants, breathable (side-zipper recommended)
  • 2 – Hiking Pants (convertible to shorts recommended)
  • 1 – Fleece Pants
  • 1 – Shorts (optional)
  • 1 – Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
  • 3 – Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
  • 2 – Sport Bra (women)

Footwear

  • 1 – Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in, with spare laces
  • 1 – Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
  • 3 – Socks, thick, wool or synthetic
  • 3 – Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (optional)
  • 1 – Gaiters, waterproof (optional)

Equipment

  • 1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons
  • 1 – Sleeping Bag Liner, for added warmth (optional)
  • 1 – Sleeping Pad, self-inflating or closed-cell foam
  • 1 – Trekking Poles (highly recommended)
  • 1 – Head lamp, with extra batteries
  • 1 – Duffel bag, for porters to carry your equipment

Paperwork

  • Trip Receipt
  • Passport
  • Immunization Papers
  • Insurance Documents

Headwear

  • 1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
  • 1 – Knit Hat, for warmth
  • 1 – Balaclava, for face coverage (optional)
  • 1 – Bandana (optional)

Handwear

  • 1 – Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)
  • 1 – Glove Liners, thin, synthetic, worn under gloves for added warmth (optional)

Accessories

  • 1 – Sunglasses or Goggles
  • 1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)
  • 1 – Poncho, during rainy season (optional)
  • 1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz. recommended)
  • 1 – Water Bladder, Camelbak type (optional)
  • 1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
  • 1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night (highly recommended)
  • Stuff Sacks or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate

Other

  • Toiletries
  • Prescriptions
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent, containing DEET
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wet Wipes (recommended)
  • Pencil and Notebook, miniature, for trip log (optional)
  • Camera, with extra batteries (optional)

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