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Expedition

Kit List for Expedition Planning and Packing

Clearly some of the equipment mentioned / not mentioned here is specific to the type / altitude of the peak you are attempting. This list is meant as an aide memoir for folk heading off to technically easy 6-7000m peaks.

Equipment

- Rucksack - Kit Bag - Boots

- Gaiters - Sleeping Bag - Roll Mat

- Water Bottles + Flask - Camera + Spare Films - Sun Glasses + Spare pair

- Trekking Poles - Goggles - Bivvi Bag

- Mug + Plate + Spoon - Pen Knife / Multi Tool -Lighters+Matches

- Tent - Stove + Fuel Bottle - Pans + Grabber

- Group Shelter - Compass + Maps

Technical

- Ice Axe - Ice Hammer - Walking Axe?

- Harness - Crampons - Ice Screws

- Belay Plate - Jumar and Ropeman - Prussicks

- Rack - Tat + Maillons - Abalokov Threader

- Head Torch x 2 - Spare Batteries + bulb - Rope

- Helmet - Radio + Batteries - Spare Pick

- Repair Kit (tape, superglue, string, cable ties, strap, needle + thread, leatherman with pliers)

Clothing

- Waterproof Jacket - Sallopettes - Down Jacket

- Thermal Top X 2 - Fleece Sallopettes - Thin Fleece

- Body Warmer - Thick Fleece -Schoeller Trousers

- Pertex Top - Thick Socks X 2 - Thin Socks X 2

- Shorts - Casual Trousers + Shirt - Boxers

- Wooly Hat - Fleece Balaclava - Mitts X 2

- Thick Gloves X 2 - Thin Gloves X 3 - Approach Shoes

- Sandals - Towel - Sun Hat

Admin.

- Passport - Insurance Documents - Flight Tickets

- Cash - Credit Cards - PP Photos X 4

- PP Photocopy - Note book + pens/pencils - Books

- Itinerary - Maps + Route descriptions - Client Details

- Kit Check Lists - Company Contact Details -Local Agents Details

Wash Bag

- Soap - Tooth brush + Paste - Razors

- Nail Clippers - Moisturiser

Medical

- Wet Wipes - Sun Cream + Lip Cream - First Aid Kit

- Vitamin Tablets - Glasse

Extra Food / Drink

- Isotonic and or Carbohydrate powdered drinks

- Sweets

- Fruit Tea Bags