Trekking Equipment List
Equipment for Trekking
There is a lot of specialized equipment that is used for trekking, depending on the climate and terrain. In general, you will need sturdy, comfortable shoes or boots, plenty of layers to keep you warm, sunscreen and sunglasses, a hat, a first-aid kit, a flashlight, a map, and a compass. If you are trekking in an area with mosquitos and insects, you may also need insect spray. In any case, it is always a good idea to have a guided trek. Precious Adventures has been organizing such treks as per your interest and demands. It has programs with planned routes and expected return date before setting out. With the proper preparation and equipment, trekking can be a safe and enjoyable way to explore the great outdoors.
Head: Sun Hat, Fleece/Wool hat (to cover ears), Sunglasses & reading glasses, Scarf to cover face (dust/wind), sun cream and necessary another cream
Lower Body: Underwear, hiking shorts, Light walking pants, Lightweight cotton long trousers/pants, Fleece or tracksuit pants, Waterproof shell pants
Feet: Thin cotton inner soaks, Thick warm wool hiking socks, Hiking boots (with extra pair of laces), Scandals
Upper Body: T-shirts, Lightweight thermal tops, Merino/Fleece long shelve tops, waterproof shell jacket, down jacket, Poncho rain cover
Hands: Lightweight fleece gloves, Heavyweight gloves Or waterproof/wind fleece gloves, Playing card, Trail map & guide book,
Sleeping: Sleeping bag, Sleeping bag liner/sheet, Pillow slip/case
Medical Kit: See your Doctor for complete medical kit including Diamox
Accessories: Headlamp & spare batteries, Hand touch & spare batteries, Dry packs
Open neck water bottles, Watch with light & alarm, Pack no heavier than 15 kg fully packed, pack cover, Day pack 33 litres with waist strap, Money belt
Toiletries & Personal Hygiene: quick-dry towel & face cloth, Shampoo & Conditioner, Toothbrush & paste (biodegradable), Multipurpose wipes (face & body), Face & Body moisturizer, Nail clippers/file, Small comb/brush, Small mirror, Clothes washing soap (biodegradable), Toilet paper (you can buy on the trek as well), Hand sanitizer (small bottle), Sunblock face/body high UV protection, Lip block with UV protection, Feminine hygiene products
Extra Items: Camera with extra batteries, Binoculars optional, Reading books, etc.