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Equipment & Packing List

This list is a guideline to help you pack for your trek. Those items marked by an asterisk (*) are provided by More than mountain treks. The weight limit for your luggage is 10/13 kg. And remaining will be carried by the porter and also carry a day bag, where you will carry your valuable items.

• Warm hat that covers your ears (wool or synthetic)
• Headlamp with extra batteries
• Sunglasses with UV protection

Upper Body
• Polypropylene shirts (1 half sleeve and 2 long sleeves)
• Light and expedition weight thermal tops
• Fleece wind-stopper jacket or pullover
• Waterproof (preferably breathable fabric) shell jacket
• Down Jacket
• Gore-Tex jacket with hood, waterproof and breathable

• 1 pair of lightweight wool or fleece gloves

Lower Body
• Non-cotton underwear briefs
• 1 pair of Hiking shorts
• 1 pair of Hiking trousers
• 1 pair of lightweight thermal bottoms (seasonal)
• 1 pair of fleece or woolen trousers

• 2 pairs of thin, lightweight inner socks
• 2 pairs of heavy poly or wool socks
• 1 pair of Hiking boots with spare laces (sturdy soles, water resistant, ankle support, “broken in”)
• 1 pair of running shoes or sandals

• 1 sleeping bag (good to -10 degrees C or 14 degrees F)*
• Fleece sleeping bag liner (optional)

Rucksack and Travel Bags
• 1 medium rucksack (50-70 liters/3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for an airplane carryon)
• 1 large duffel bag *
• A small daypack/backpack for carrying your valuables, should have good shoulder padding

• Small, personal first-aid kit. (simple and light)
• Aspirin, first-aid tape, and plasters (Band-Aids)
• 1 skin-blister repair kit
• Anti-diarrhea pills
• Anti-headache pills
• Cough and/or cold medicine
• Anti-altitude sickness pills: Diamox or Acetylzolamide
• Stomach antibiotic: Ciprofloxacin, etc. Do not bring sleeping pills as they are a respiratory depressant.
• Water purification tablets or water filter
• 1 set of earplugs
• Extra pair of prescription glasses, contact lens supplies

Practical Items
• 1 alarm clock/watch
• 1 Camera with extra cards and batteries
• 2 water bottles (1 liter each)

• 1 medium-sized quick drying towel
• Toothbrush/paste (preferably biodegradable)
• Multi-purpose soap (preferably biodegradable)
• Deodorants
• Nail clippers
• Face and body moisturizer
• Female hygiene products
• Small mirror

Personal Hygiene
• Wet wipes (baby wipes)
• Tissue /toilet roll
• Anti-bacterial hand wash

• Reading book
• Trail map/guide book
• Journal and pen
• Travel game i.e. chess, backgammon, scrabble, playing cards (to help you pass the time at teahouses and/or camps)
• Multi Plug

 Words of though – ” Buy required items and keep your load less,
So that it’s easy for you and the porter. “