Kilimanjaro Packing List

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Kilimanjaro Packing List

Kilimanjaro Packing List

Clothing

  • 4-5 Pairs of underwear
  • Top and bottom base layer
  • 3-4 Short sleeve and 1-2 long sleeve trekking shirts
  • 1-2 Pairs of hiking trousers
  • 1 Fleece jacket
  • 1 Insulated winter jacket
  • 1 Insulated trekking trousers
  • 1 Hardshell jacket
  • Lightweight raingear

Headgear

  • Sun hat, ideally with a neck cover
  • Warm beanie or fleece headband
  • Bandana or neck gaiter
  • Headlamp
  • Sunglasses

Hands and Walking

  • Lightweight inner gloves
  • Warm outer gloves/mitts
  • Adjustable trekking poles

Footwear

  • Mid-weight hiking boots – Salomon Quest
  • Camp trainers / Trekking sandals
  • 4-5 Pairs of trekking socks – SmartWool or Bridgedale
  • 1 Pair of warm/thick trekking socks

Bags and Daypack (

  • 80-90L Waterproof duffle bag
  • 20-30L Daypack
  • Daypack raincover
  • Travel bag organisers (optional)

Sleeping Accessories

  • 4-Season sleeping bag
  • Insulated sleeping mat
  • Inflatable pillow (optional)

General Accessories

  • Large volume water bottle or hydration bladder  for backpack
  • Water Purification Tablets
  • Baby wipes
  • Sweat-resistant suncream
  • Blister plasters
  • Insect repellant
  • General medications (Paracetamol, Imodium)
  • Pee bottle (optional)

Technology

  • Camera
  • GoPro (optional)
  • Solar Backpack Charger (optional)
  • Spare batteries and camera memory card
  • Kindle with backlight (optional)

Other Bits and Bobs

  • Energy bars
  • Energy drink supplement
  • Ziplock bags for important possessions (passport, money, phone, etc.)
  • Trekking towel
  • Toiletries, including one roll of toilet paper
  • Passport, visa, insurance, yellow fever card (if applicable)
  • Small lock for your duffle bag