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Camping Equipment

Sleeping Bag: one rated to between -10o and 0o centigrade should be fine. Bag should be a snug fit since if it is too large there will be more cool air for the body to warm.
Sleeping Mat: preferably insulated.

  • Hiking Boots: it is vital to have a comfortable, waterproof pair of boots. Make sure they have been broken in before you get on the mountain.
  • Pair of sports shoes: for wearing around camp
  • Gloves
  • Balaclava
  • Woolen hat
  • Sun hat or baseball cap
  • Waterproof jacket and trousers
  • Windproof jacket
  • Fleece
  • Lots of t-shirts
  • Lots of warm socks
  • Warm long trousers
  • Shorts
  • Jersey
  • Thermal underwear

  • Head Torch
  • Large rucksack: for all the clothes and equipment (for the porter to carry)
  • Small rucksack: for carrying water, snacks, camera, waterproofs on the day hikes.
  • Drinking bottle: a metal thermos is ideal since this can double up as a hot water bottle at night.
  • Sunglasses
  • Water Purification Tablets

Optional Comfort Accessories
  • Walking Poles: useful, especially going uphill for those with weak thighs and going downhill for those with weak knees or poor balance.
  • Wet Wipes: ideal for those who want to stay fresh but are unable to bear dips in freezing water
  • Travel pillow
  • High Energy Bars or Sweets
  • Gaiters: to keep mud and stones from getting into your boots
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