After booking with Nature Lovers, please pack the necessary items as listed. Please note that all of this stuff are not compulsory, but it's wise to have as many as required.
Personal Equipment for BOTH Trekking and Peak Climbing
Travel documents: passport, visa (if you have one), travel insurance, air tickets, voucher, passport photo (x 4)
Bank cards or credit cards, travelers cheque, etc.
Sleeping bags, expedition quality rated at least -40°F to -20° F.
Large and small towels.
Toiletries and water bottles.
Self-inflating pads - 2.
First Aid/medical kit.
Duffel Bags (carried by porters or animals).
Torch/Flashlights with plenty of spare batteries.
Pen knife/Swiss knife.
Scarf/face mask (for dust and wind).
Personal hygiene stuff; trash bags too.
Any other extras you feel are necessary, like binocular, cameras, books, journals, etc.
CLIMBING GEARS AND EQUIPMENT
Ice axe with a leash, designed for mountain climbing use. Sizes for different person heights: under 5’7” use a 60cm tool; 5’7”- 6’1” use a 65cm tool; over 6’1” use a 70cm tool. (Too short is preferable to too long).
Ice-specific crampons. With or without anti-balling plates.
Carabiners: 3 locking, 3 regular, 2 twist lock and 1 small screw gate locker; standard ovals recommended.
An alpine climbing harness, which should fit over all clothing and be pretty comfortable.
Climbing helmet, sizing adjustable.
Ascender; right and left.
Adjustable 3 Section Ski or Trekking poles. Highly recommended.
Ski goggles; 100% UV and high quality.
Balaclava: Both heavyweight and lightweight.
Warm woolen hat
Each pair of lightweight and heavyweight synthetic gloves
Expedition shell gloves-1 pair
Expedition shell mitts-1 pair
Hand and toe warmers: 3 sets of each
Casual shoes for town days
Double Plastic Climbing Boots with altitude liners.
Fully Insulated Overboots or gaiters or both.
Wool or synthetic socks- 4 pairs, Liner socks- 4 pairs
Trekking socks- 5 pairs
Lightweight/heavyweight underwear, a few pairs
Shirt and pants-1-2 pairs
Insulated synthetic pants
Expedition down parka
Insulated synthetic jacket
Hardshell jacket and hardshell pants; waterproof and breathable
TREKKING GEARS AND EQUIPMENT
For trekking during winter, the wearing stuff are similar in many ways as to climbing, but during peak (Spring and Autumn) season, when we don't need much to wear and carry, a few important things are given below:
Lightweight trekking/hiking boots [2 pairs if possible]
Lightweight rubber shoes/sandals (closed foot,
similar to crocs)
Quality trekking/hiking socks, Both thick and thin pairs ×5