Equipment checklist

posted by Tilak Thapa Magar on November 9, 2016

Nepal Hiking has prepared a trekking packing Checklist for multi–day trekking in the Himalaya…

Trekking Clothing and Equipments

  • 1 Sun hat
  • 1 Woolen hat to cover ears
  • 1 Scarf to cover nose and face
  • 2-3 T-shirts for trekking
  • 1 T-shirt for sleeping
  • 1 Long – sleeved light shirt
  • 2 Thermal underwear
  • 1 fleece (pullover or zip)
  • 3-4 pairs of underwear
  • 3-4 pairs of trekking socks
  • 1 pair of gloves
  • 1 Waterproof / windproof jacket (monsoon / winter)
  • 1 Waterproof / windproof pant (monsoon / winter)
  • 1 quick drying Towel
  • Sleeping bag* (4 seasons for trekking above 3500 meters elevation)
  • 1 pair of trekking / hiking shoes / boots
  • 1 pair of slippers
  • Trekking poles*
  • Water bottle
  • 1 headlamp
  • 1 duffle bag (50-60 liters) 
  • 1 day bag pack (25-30 liters)

Toiletries / personal hygiene:

  • Soap
  • Shampoo
  • Toilet paper
  • Sun cream
  • Skin Moisturizer for cold
  • Anti-bacterial gel
  • Lip Guard
  • Earplugs
  • Nail cutter
  • Tooth paste / brush

Medicines / First aid kit

  • Water purification tablets
  • Bandaids
  • Duck tape for blisters
  • Diamox tablet against high altitude sickness

Please see your doctor for advice and obtain a complete list of medicines.

Optional items:

  • Camera with enough extra batteries
  • Travel writing book and pen
  • Reading books

* Consider buying or hiring in Kathmandu and Pokhara.

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