Equipment Checklist

Equipment Checklist

GENERAL

Duffel or Rucksack bag: (Himalayan Mantra provides complimentary water and wind proof duffel/kit bag. However, a traveler must have one extra big duffel bag/suitcase required for non-trek items left at the hotel in Kathmandu)

Day pack: (Approximately 20-22 Liters)

Down Jacket: (Personal  Down Jacket is strongly recommended. However,  Himalayan Mantra  also provides a  complimentary Down Jacket to each traveler which needs to be returned after completing the trek.

4 seasons’ Sleeping bag: (Personal  sleeping bag is  strongly recommended. However,  Himalayan Mantra also provides complimentary sleeping bags which need to be returned after completing the trek

HEAD

  • Sun hat or scarf
  • Light balaclava or warm fleece hat
  • Sunglasses with UV protection

FEET

  • Thin, lightweight inner socks
  • Thick, warm wool hiking socks
  • Hiking boots with spare laces
  • Camp shoes (sneakers and/or sandals)
  • Gaiters for hiking in winter

HANDS

  • Lightweight gloves
  • Heavyweight gloves or mittens
  • With a waterproof shell outer (Seasonal

LOWER BODY

  • Under Garments
  • Hiking shorts
  • Lightweight cotton long pants
  • Light and expedition weight thermal bottoms
  • Fleece or wool pants (seasonal)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell pants

UPPER BODY

  • T-shirts
  • Light and expedition weight thermal tops
  • Fleece jacket or pullover
  • Fleece Wind-Stopper jacket (Optional)
  • Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket

ACCESSORIES

  • Sleeping bag rated to zero degrees F *
  • Headlamp (e.g. Petzl Zoom) with spare bulbs and batteries
  • Small pad or combination lock-to-lock
  • Trekking Bags/Duffel bag
  • Basic First Aid Kit
  • Large plastic bags – for keeping Items dry inside trek bag
  • Day pack (Approximately 20-22 Liter)
  • Trekking Poles
  • Water bottles
  • Toiletries (Small wash towel, Toilet papers etc)
  • Ear Plug (who know some people on group are snoring)

TOILETRIES

  • Tooth brush/paste
  • Multipurpose soap
  • Nail cutter
  • Small mirror

Personal Hygiene:

  • Wet wipes (baby wipes)
  • Tissue /toilet roll
  • Anti bacterial hands wash

EXTRAS/LUXURIES

  • Binoculars
  • Reading book
  • Trail Map/Guide book
  • Journal & Pen
  • Pencils and small notebooks
  • Travel game i.e., cards

 
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