Trekking Gears-3

Overview

The following equipment is a list that may be helpful to you. It is worth remembering that many, if not all of the listed items can be puchased in Kathmandu at very reasonable prices.

Suggested Equipment list

Clothing:

  • Medium weight walking boots
  • A pair of trainers
  • Warm jacket  preferably down
  • A Waterproof  jacket and trousers (not a poncho)
  • Warm shirts/tops
  • Fleece tops
  • A pair of light weight trousers.
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  • A pair of Heavyweight trousers are useful higher up in the mountains if trekking above 3000m
  • Walking poles
  • Thermal underwear top and leggings. These are excellent to sleep in at night in the winter months and for cold days
  • 1 pair of loose fitting long shorts/ skirt
  • 1 lightweight long sleeved -shirt is particularly suitable for avoiding sun burn
  • A woollen hat to wear in the morning and at night
  • A sunhat,ensure it has a wide brim to cover the face and neck
  • A pair of substantial gloves and spare lightweight gloves
  • 1 pair of sandals
  • 2 pairs of thin and 2 pair of thick woollen socks
  • Underwear” normal quantity and hankies

 

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