Trekking Equipment Check-list

Item description Quantity
Backpack 1
Large plastic bag to put inside the duffel 1
Daypack 1
Trekking boots (this should be water proof) 1 pair
Socks for trekking boots 3 pairs
Short pants for hiking 1 pair
Gloves 1 pair
Camp shoes 1 pair
Socks for camp shoes 2 pairs
Long pants for camp & hiking 1 pair
sleeping bag (can also be rented in Kathmandu) 1
T-shirts or short sleeved shirts 3
Long sleeved shirt 1
Sweater / down jacket (can be buy also in Kathmandu) 1
Underwear 3 pairs
Bras (for women) 2
Wind-chatter 1
Rain coat or a good umbrella 1
Sanitary napkins (for women) 1
Bathing suit (for spring treks) 1
Warm hat and sun hat  
Extra clothing for cold sensitive:
1 pair long underwear, 1 pair long wool, 
1 wool shirt (long sleeved)
as necessary
Down jacket 1
Utility knife 1
Sunglasses 1
Tube of sun tan lotion (with extra power) 1
Towel 1
Bar of soap or tube liquid soap 1
Toothbrush & toothpaste 1
Toilet paper 1
water bottle 1
Plastic bags 3
Flashlight with extra batteries & bulb 1
Some common medicine likes: Band-Aids, 
aspirin or Tylenol for headaches or other pain, 
antihistamine, Throat lozenges etc.

Some Extra (optional):
Extra underwear, extra socks, extra T-shirts or short sleeved shirt, camera equipment, binoculars, collapsible plastic bucket or bowl for laundry, some antibiotic, Moist sealed mini paper towels, Powdered drink mix, Chocolate or candy bars, needle and thread, safety pins, rip-stop nylon tape, dental floss, Ace Bandage, reading material, walking stick, non-breakable glasses
if you wear breakable, small musical instruments like harmonicas, small cassette recorder, fun stuffs like sparklers, volleyball, soap bubbles if you like to make fun with your staff.

Equipment for Peak Climbing

  • Climbing boots
  • Crampons
  • Ice axe
  • Harness
  • Karabiners
  • Ice screws
  • Snow bars
  • Deadmen
  • Tapes/slings
  • Rock pegs
  • Helmet (crash hat)
  • Warm climbing trousers
  • Long cotton hiking shirts
  • Waterproof climbing
  • jacket
  • Gaiters
  • Lightweight thermal/ insulated ski gloves
  • Sun hat
  • Light cotton athletic
  • socks and wool
  • climbing socks
  • Long sleeved
  • cotton/woolen shirts
  • T-shirts
  • Wool long underwear
  • Down high altitude
  • sleeping bag
  • Sleeping pad
  • Down jacket/ trousers/vest
  • Climbing sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip salve
  • Lightweight fleece
  • Fleece/wool for climbing
  • Descenders
  • Ascenders
  • Head torch /batteries/bulbs


Nepal - Trekking Area/Regions