Kilimanjaro Climbing Gear List

Clothing :
  • 4-5 Pairs of Underwear
  • Top and Bottom Base Layer - Icebreaker or SmartWool
  • 3-4 Short Sleeve and 1-2 Long Sleeve Trekking Shirts
  • 1-2 Pairs of Hiking Trousers
  • 1 Polartec Fleece Jacket - Helly Hansen or The North Face
  • 1 Insulated Winter Jacket - Arc'Teryx Atom or The North Face Nuptse
  • 1 Insulated Trekking Pants
  • 1 Hard Shell Jacket - The North Face Resolve
  • Lightweight Raingear
Headgear :
  • Sun Hat, ideally with a neck cover
  • Warm Beanie or Fleece Headband
  • Bandana or Neck Gaiter - TYTN Neck Warmer
  • Headlamp - PETZL Tikka
  • Sunglasses
Hands and Walking:
  • Lightweight Inner Gloves - New Balance Lightweight Gloves
  • Warm Outer Gloves / Mitts - Eiger Gore-Tex Glove or Black Diamond Mercury Mitts
  • Adjustable Trekking Poles - TYTN Carbon X or Black Diamond Alpine
  • Mid-weight Hiking Boots - Salomon Quest or KEEN Targhee
  • Camp Trainers / Trekking Sandals
  • 4-5 Pairs of Trekking Socks - SmartWool or Bridgedale
  • 1 Pair of Warm / Thick Trekking Socks
Bags and Daypack:
  • 80-90L Waterproof Duffle Bag - TYTN Expedition Duffel or The North Face Base Camp Duffel
  • 20-30L Daypack - Osprey Packs Talon 22
  • Daypack Raincover
  • Travel Bag Organisers (Optional)
Sleeping Accessories:
  • 4-Season Sleeping Bag - Marmot Trestles or Mountain Hardwear Unisex Lamina
  • Insulated Sleeping Mat
  • Inflatable Pillow (optional)
General Accessories:
  • Large Volume Water Bottle or Hydration Bladder - Camelbak Eddy Bottle or Platypus Hydration Bladder
  • Water Purification Tablets,Baby Wipes, Sweat Resistant Suncream, Blister Platers, Insect Repellant
  • General Medications (Paracetamol, Imodium), Pee Bottle (optional)
  • Camera, GoPro (optional)
  • Solar Backpack Charger (optional)
  • Spare Batteries and Camera Memory Card, Kindle with Back Light (optional)
Other Bits and Bobs:
  • Energy Bars, Energy Drink Supplement, Small Lock for your Duffle Bag
  • Zip Lock Bags for Important Possessions (Passport, Money etc.)
  • Trekking Towel, Toiletries, including one roll of toilet paper
  • Passport, Visa, Insurance, Yellow Fever Card (if applicable)


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