• Trekking gear for 5000m

Trekking gear for 5000m

Trekking gear for 5000m


cover  body

  • T-shirts
  • Lightweight expedition thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Water/windproof shell jacket (Preferably breathable fabric)
  • Synthetic sports bras (For Women)

lower body

  • Lightweight expedition thermal bottoms
  • Nylon hiking shorts
  • Soft shell and hard shell trekking pants
  • Water/windproof trousers
  • Casual pant

upper body (head, ears, eyes)

  • Sun haWool or synthetic hat that cover the ears
    • sunglasses with UV protection
    • Headlamp
    • Neck warme

Feet and hands

  • Liner socks
  • Heavyweight socks
  • Waterproof hiking/trekking boots
  • Light shoes/sneakers/sandals
  • Gaiters (For monsoon and winter)
  • Liner gloves
  • Heavier shell gloves

 

Miscellaneous, but important

  • Passport and extra passport photos (3 copies)
  • Airline ticket (Please makes a copy and leaves one at our office
  • in Kathmandu just in case you need to change the date of your flight.)
  • Durable wallet/pouch for travel documents, money & passport
  • Water bottle/bladder
  • Water purification Iodine tablets
  • Toiletry kit (Be sure to include toilet paper stored in a plastic bag,
  • hand wipes, and liquid hand sanitizer, towel, soap, etc.)


Medicines and First Aid Kits

(Please note our guide will carry the first-aid kit bag during the trek. However, we still recommend you bring your personalized first-aid kit as well.)

  • Extra Strength Excedrin for altitude-related headachesIbuprofen for general aches and pains
  • Immodium or Pepto Bismol capsules for upset stomach or diarrhea
  • Diamox (commonly prescribed as Acetazolamide) 125 or 250mg tablets for altitude sickness
  • Anti-infection ointments
  • Band-aids
  • Lip balm (At least SPF 20)
  • Sunscreen (SPF 40)

optional

  • Favorite snack foods (No more than 2 pounds)
  • Paperback books, cards, mp3 player
  • Binoculars
  • Cameras (Memory cards, chargers and also batteries)
  • A pee bottle for men and pee funnel for woman

General

  • sleeping  bag
  • Duffel bag
  • Daypack
  • Down jacket
  • Trekking pole

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