Equipment

The following equipment is recommended for climbing & trekking are listed below. Certain trekking kits can be purchase in Nepal.

Climbing Equipment’s

  • Climbing helmet
  • Climbing double boots
  • Crampons with gaiters
  • Harness
  • Jumper/ascender
  • Descending
  • Carbineer
  • Rappel device – ATC / belay device / figure 8
  • Slings – One 3m (10ft) and three 2m (6ft)
  • ice axe (The size is important: if you are 1.7 m, use a 60 cm tool; 1.7 to 1.9 m, use a 65 cm tool; if you are more than 1.9 m, use a 70 cm tool)
  • Safety
  • Prusik ropes in 6-7mm in 4m

Note: Technical items such as a down jacket, sleeping bag, climbing gear etc can be hired in Nepal.

Clothes items for a typically multi-days treks and climbing

  • Down jacket 2 x for cold temperature
  • Soft-shell jacket or synthetic jacket
  • Fleece jacket 2x
  • Extra mid weight layer
  • Trekking shirts (3-4x)
  • T-Shirts (lightweight wool is great 3-5x)
  • Underwear
  • Trekking pants (2-3x)
  • Down pants (optional for trek but  require for climbing)
  • Thermal leggings base-layer or fleece
  • 1 pair Gore-Tex trousers/ waterproof
  • Thermals for sleeping
  • Sleeping bag (-20 for trekking and -35 for high camp sleeping)
  • Day bag pack (35-40) liter with cover

Footwear

  • Trekking boots- water proof
  • Normal walking shoes extra
  • 3-4 pairs liner socks
  • 3-4 pairs mid weight trekking socks
  • 1 pairs Slippers
  • Foot powder 

Heads Gear

  • Sun hat+ warm hat
  • Buff/ scarf to protect neck area
  • Warm hat- wool/wind stopper
  • Sun glasses UV protection
  • Snow ski goggles (optional, bring if you have)
  • Headlight with extra batteries 

Hand

  • Thin gloves-liner/ wind stopper
  • Thick gloves- ski gloves/waterproof

Accessories

  • Luggage locks/ tag
  • Water bottles at least 3 liter capacity
  • Water purification (Pump, tablets)
  • Camera- Go pro with extra batteries
  • Water purification tablets or drops
  • Walking poles 1 or 2
  • Face/body wipes towel 
  • Sun cream & Lip salve
  • Pocket knife-multi tool
  • Books & pen
  • Rain cover
  • First aid kit box
  • Solar charger- (Most of the trekking area you can do charge from local electricity but it charge per hour basis or full charge basis.

Personal Supplies

  • Face/body wipes
  • Tooth brush/paste
  • Hair brush
  • Small towel
  • Soap/shampoo
  • Hand cream/ body lotion
  • Shaving razor
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Ear plugs
  • Toiletries iteams

Personal Documents

  • Valid passport with visa
  • Travel insurance
  • E-tickets
  • Passport size photos (4-5x)
  • Copy of your documents
  • Money belt
  • Credit card