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Kilimanjaro Expedition Equipment List

Kilimanjaro Expedition Equipment List

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The following is required:

• Boots – sturdy leather backpacking or light (1 pr)
• Approach shoes – shoes for the lower mountain approach and around camp (1 pr)
• Sleeping bag – good to minus 10 Celsius range (1)
• Sleeping pad – Ensolite or Thermarest type (1)
• Backpack – internal frame, approx. 30-50 litres (1)
• Light weight hiking pants (1 pr)
• Hiking shorts (1 pr)

Kilimanjaro Expedition Equipment List

outer shell jacket with hood – Gore-Tex style (1)
• Full-zip outer shell pants (or bibs) – Gore-Tex style (1 pair)
• Thermal underwear for summit day – top and bottom, Poly-pro, Capilene, etc. (1 pr)
• Insulating pants – fleece or pile (1 pr)
• Lightweight gaiters – optional, good for keeping scree out of boots (1 pr)
• Gloves (medium weight) – wool or poly-pro (1 pr)
• Expedition style gloves or mitts w/removable liners (1 pr)
• Socks – synthetic, wool or wool blend (2-3 pr)
• Warm parka – down, fleece or pile (1)
• Sweater or vest – wool, fleece or down (1)
• Toque/warm hat – wool or fleece (1)
• Hat with sun visor (baseball cap, etc) (1)
• Bandannas (1-2)
• Glacier style sunglasses with side shields and nose shield (1 pr)
• Headlamp with extra batteries
• Personal kit – (toothbrush, foot powder, skin cream, pee-bottle, etc.)
• Personal 1st aid
• Misc. personal items (camera, book, cards, journal, walkman, blister kit, medications, etc.)
• Water bottles/hydration system – minimum 2 litres. No hydration systems for summit day, they will freeze – traditional water bottles only
• Sunscreen and lip screen (min. 30 spf & waterproof)
• Collapsible ski/walking poles (1 pr)
• Large duffel bag with lock (1)

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