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Equipment List

List of General Gears
- One -20ºC to -30ºC down sleeping bag with liner
- One down jacket (-20ºC to -30ºC)
- Rucksack 40-70 liters capacity

Footwear
- Trekking boots
- A pair of flip flops or sandals
- Expedition grade plastic boots for expeditions

Headwear
- Sun hat
- Woolen hat

Gloves/Socks
- Light weight thermal gloves
- A pair of Gore-Tex glove shells with liner
- A pair of woolen gloves
- Five or more pairs of woolen socks
- Three or more pairs of cotton socks

Top/Layers
- One thermal layer
- One top layer
- One wind proof/water proof/breathable outer shell
- One light fleece
- One down vest

Bottom/Layers
- One thermal long underwear bottom
- A pair of climbing pants for expeditions
- One wind proof/water proof/breathable outer shell
- A pair of down pants
- A pair of shorts

Sundry Items
- A pair of sun glasses/glacier glasses
- Sun screen SPF 30
- Lip balm

Toiletries
- Towel
- Biodegradable soap
- Toothbrush/paste
- Toilet paper/tissues

Additional Useful Items
- A one liter water bottle
- Pen knife
- A pair of trekking poles
- Sewing kit
- Compass
- Map of the trekking region
- Altimeter
- Notebook/pens/pencil
- Reading materials
- Camera/batteries/charger/additional memory cards
- Head torch with extra batteries and spare bulbs
- Large plastic bags for lining rucksack and protecting garments
- Spare boot laces
- Baggage locks

Personal Climbing Gears for Expeditions
- Harness
- Crampons
- Ice axe
- Ice hammer
- Safety helmet
- Ascender
- Descender
- Prussic Rope
- Short slings
- Ice screws
- Lock and Unlock Karabiners
- One pair of Gaiters
- Climbing ropes (Main & Fix)

Personal First Aid Kit Box (Please be advised to check with your doctor first)
- Insect repellent (Repel 100 or Jungle Formula)
- Antiseptic cream
- Throat lozenges
- Deep Heat or Tiger Balm
- Anti diarrhea
- Anti protozoan (Flagyl or Tineba - for treating Giardia)
- Re-hydration salts
- Antibiotics (for treating a variety of infections - a course of each)
- Mild pain killers (Aspirin, Paracetamol for headaches etc, Note: codeine based pain killers are not advisable as these suppress the breathing function at high altitude)
- Anti inflammatory (Ibuprofen)
- Eye drops
- Plasters/blister kit/bandages/safety pins
- Iodine based water purification tablets
- Iodine for cleaning wounds
- Scissors
- Tweezers


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