Mountain Packing List

  • 0 degree Fahrenheit sleeping bag: $25 each
  • Mountain Hardwear insulated jacket: $25 each
  • Walking stick (pair): $20 each
  • Jackets and pants: $15 each item
  • Hats, gloves, gaiters and balaclava: $10 each item

First aid kit :

Please bring enough as you feel you need of each item.

  • Anti-malarial medicines
  • Cipro (GI, general antibiotic)
  • Diamox (altitude)
  • headache medicine (Ibuprofen)
  • Imodium (diarrhea medicine)
  • Pepto or Antacid (Rolaids) rolls (stomach acid medicine)
  • Flu/sinus medicine
  • Neosporin (cuts)
  • Band-Aids
  • moleskin for blisters – as needed but at least 3 sheets
Clothing, gear and personal items

  • Waterproof hiking boots – 1
  • Tennis shoes or light hikers – 1
  • Wool or poly-pro socks – medium/heavyweight – 5
  • Polypro shirt, sock liners – 2 of each
  • Polypro long underwear (top & bottom) – 2
  • Hiking shorts – 2
  • Wiking pants/fleece pants – 1 of each
  • Wool or fleece sweater/pull-over – 3
  • Water/wind-proof (Goretex) shell jacket – 1
  • Insulated rain/wind (Goretex) climbing pants – 1
  • Wool or fleece gloves – medium weight – 1
  • Wind/waterproof gloves — heavy weight – 1
  • Wool or synthetic stocking cap — windproof – 1
  • Sun hat – 1
  • Balaclava – 1
  • Gaiters – 1
  • Sunglasses – 1
  • Walking stick – 1 pair
  • Expedition pack or duffel bag – 1
  • Day pack – 1
  • Sleeping bag (rated to 0°F) – 1
  • Headlamp & spare bulb – 1
  • Camp towel – 1
  • Pocket knife – 1
  • 1 liter water bottle – 4
  • Sun cream and lip balm – 30+SPF – 1
  • Large plastic garbage bags and ziploc storage bags of various sizes – 1
  • Lightweight toilet articles – toothbrush & paste, floss, hand and face cleansers – 1
  • Extra batteries – 6
  • Travel wallet – 1
  • Camera – 1
  • Energy bars & snacks (energy gel/gu is best for summit day) 2 per day