Recommended Packing list for Trekking, Climbing, Safari, Rafting

Nov 11 . 2020,Omi Karki

Some essential equipment is necessary for all trek, climbing, trip routes. Based on the destination, season, area, and height, it is most significant to get the accurate equipment with you or else you might run the risk of worry or may also have to cut down your journey. You nor we desire this to take place. Hence, in this article, we have assembled some of the wide-ranging lists of requirements that will plan you for a pleasurable journey.

Check Out The Packing List Of Trekking, Climbing, Safari, And Rafting

1. Packing List For Trekking

  • Bag/duffel bag: This is essential to carry gears or trekking equipment, clothes and so on.
  • Daypack- You will need a small day pack which must be enough to take your essential personal material and small equipment for the daytime, water, fleece jacket, gloves, hat, First Aid box and much more. Porter will be there to carry your belongings of about 9 to 10 kg.
  • Shoes: high-quality, trekking shoes or trivial boots. Waterproof footwear is preferable as you will be walking all over some river. It is awful to walk in drenched shoes in the cold for hours.
  • A pair of additional laces
  • Flip flops or sandals to wear all through your guesthouse or lodge
  • Socks (3 to 4 pairs): Carry a bottle of body or foot powder and press a munificent quantity into your socks earlier than you wear them to keep dehydrated and comfortable.
  • Fleece Jacket: Even though throughout the day warmth will (expectantly) be very enjoyable, the mornings and evenings are likely to be cool.
  • Down Jacket / Sleeping bag
  • A sweater or sweatshirt
  • Waterproof/windproof jacket
  • T-shirts: Blend of half and long sleeves.
  • Trousers: Light trousers for low elevation, a heavy pair for higher heights. Trousers with freight side pockets and additional pockets are a plus point.
  • Water-resistant over trousers
  • Gloves: water-resistant, thermal (thickness based on your trekking)
  • Temperate hat, and sun hat or cap
  • Lip Balms
  • Sunglasses: UV resistant, suitable if enclosed at the sides (expansion from the edge of the spectacles to the face), if feasible, carry a case that you can with no trouble hanging on your bag or body.
  • Head: torch lights are durable and whiter, and standby batteries. Electricity is unpredictable in Nepal, and you might have to use a torch when you are at the guesthouses.
  • Sunscreen: SPF 50
  • Water Bottle: You can carry Mineral water all along the trails but preferably to reduce plastic waste gets a 1-litre water bottle and boiled water (paid) boil water is also available at guesthouses.
  • Basic First Aid box: Plasters, wound dressings, diarrhoea pills, painkillers, crepe bandage (for sprains and strains), ‘Deep Heat’ or similar muscle-relaxant cream, scissors, tweezers, safety pins and other necessary items.
  • Sewing kit: to fix your clothes
  • Toiletries: Dry and wet tissues. Toilet paper can be purchased at most of the guesthouses.
  • Towel: small to medium size
  • Walking poles: It will help with long climbs and tumble, an ideal tool if you assemble a wild or crazy animal too near
  • Waist Pouch: Suitable for cameras and other additional stuff that you can access although walking. It would be best if you had when you are wearing trousers without pockets.
  • Scarf – Ideal to have when the climate is cold, breezy but else hot for a swindle jacket.

2. Packing List For Peak climbing

  • A bag pack, canvas or nylon, with no a frame (for porters to carry gear).
  • Ice Knife: length relevant to your height. A strip to the axe can be suitable to have for steeper climbing or when we are on edge.
  • Crampon: Well-matched with your boot. It cannot descend off under any conditions. Be sure that your crampon has opposing snow plates so soft snow cannot ball up beneath them.
  • Yoke: Be sure it has adaptable leg slings so you can take it on and off with no take away your boots.
  • Carabineers: Couple of large with locking and couple large with no locking, pear-shaped
  • Ascender: for climbing on an unchanging rope

For Descending

  • Plastic shell climbing boots with high height liners
  • 4 season Sleeping bag
  • 4 season Down Jacket
  • Tour gaiters
  • Neck gaiters
  • Heavy shocks to wear above liner shocks.
  • Water-resistant/windproof case jacket
  • Tour weight thermal tops
  • water-resistant over trousers
  • Breathable waterproof hardshell pants
  • Shell gloves or mittens

Things That You May Desire To Consider

  • Mountaineering Helmet
  • Ear Muffs
  • Neck Warmer
  • Balaclava
  • Instantaneous hand warmers

3. Packing List For Safari

  • Day pack
  • Long-sleeved shirts and trousers (Light dark cotton/breathable clothes, bright clothes is not appropriate for jungle walk)
  • T-shirts/Shirts
  • Swimming suits
  • Insect repellent cream
  • Flashlight
  • Hat/cap/shades/sunblocks
  • Essential toiletries and medicines
  • Walking guides
  • Sandals
  • Binoculars
  • Sunglasses/case
  • Warm fleece jacket, sweater throughout winter

4. Packing List For Rafting

  • High-quality sleeping bag and sleeping pad
  • Windproof and water-resistant outerwear jacket and pants
  • Camera gear with additional batteries
  • Pants, shorts
  • T-shirts, swimming suit
  • Lightweight long-sleeved shirt
  • Toiletries and medicines
  • Head torch or flashlight with standby batteries and bulbs
  • Water bottle
  • Flip flops or sandals
  • Guides
  • Sunglasses
  • Sun hat
  • Socks

The Final Touch,

This list mentioned above is just a guide. However, you are not required to carry everything on this list; there are many preference, brands, and versions of every portion of the gear. We recommend you use your knowledge and the suggested items mentioned above to find the best gear for you. Maximum the above-listed equipment and gear are accessible for sale or rent at shops all over Kathmandu. On the other hand, most of the trekking equipment in Nepal is either used apparatus that was sold by other trekkers or climbing expeditions or locally made reproductions of globally recognized brands. The local rucksacks, duffel bag pack and rain poncho are reasonably priced and will frequently wit to the rigours of trekking or two.