A Typical Kit List

Equipment lists may vary slightly for each trip but would typically include the following:

Packing

  • A large 60 - 75 L backpack or duffel bag
  •  A small daypack with rain cover 

 

Clothing

  •  Underwear
  •  Trekking socks – mid weight 
  •  Trekking pants - quick dry 
  •  Waterproof trekking pants
  •  Trekking shirts - quick dry
  •  Synthetic T shirt for warmer days
  •  Long sleeved fleece
  •  Waterproof jacket
  •  Lightweight gloves
  • A wooly hat to wear at night
  • Sun hat
  • Other warm clothing e.g. down jacket    

 

Footwear

  •  Mid-weight, waterproof trekking boots
  •  Closed toe sandals e.g. crocs 

 

Sleeping

  •  Sleeping bag comfort rated to zero degrees C
  •  Small inflatable pillow

 

Personal care

  • Talcum powder
  •  Anti-chaff cream
  •  Biodegradable soap
  • Deodorant
  • Toothbrush & toothpaste
  •  High SPF Sun lotion
  •  Lip balm with high SPF
  •  Plasters (band aids)
  •  Personal wipes or tissues
  •  Small roll of toilet paper
  • Insect repellant
  •  Moisturizer
  •  Personal medical kit e.g. blister plasters, aspirin, antiseptic cream, diarrhoea pills etc