TECHNICAL CLOTHING FOR CLIMBING KILIMANAJARO

Technical Clothing

1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood

1 – Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down

  • – Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
  • – Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wickingfabric

1 – Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric

  • – Waterproof Pants, breathable (side zipperrecommended)
  • – Hiking Pants

1 – Fleece Pants

1 – Shorts (optional)

1 – Long Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric

3 – Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric recommended 2 – Sport Bra (women)

Headwear

1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection

1 – Knit Hat, for warmth

1 – Balaclava or Buff, for face coverage (optional)

Handwear

1 – Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)

1 – Gloves, thin

Footwear

1 – Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in

1 – Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)

3 – Socks, wool or synthetic

1 – Gaiters, waterproof (optional)

Accessories

1 – Sunglasses or Goggles

1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)

1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz.)

1 – Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3 liters)

1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)

1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night

(recommended)

Stuff Sacks, Dry Bags or “Ziploc”-Type Plastic Bags, to keep gear dry and separate. Note that there is a general ban on plastic bags in Tanzania, however Ziploc-type bags for toiletries are permitted for tourists.

Equipment

1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons*

1 – Camp Pillow, inflatable (optional)

1 – Trekking Poles, collapsable (highly recommended)*

1 – Head Lamp, with extra batteries

1 – Duffel Bag, 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment

1 – Daypack, 30-35L capacity, for you to carry your personal gear

*may be rented on location

Other

Toiletries

Prescriptions

Sunscreen

Lip Balm

Insect Repellent, containing DEET

First Aid Kit

Hand Sanitizer

Toilet Paper

Wet Wipes (recommended)

Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy

(optional)

Electrolytes, powder or tablets (optional)

Camera, with extra batteries (optional)

Paperwork

Trip Receipt

Passport

Visa (available at JRO)

Immunization Papers

Insurance Documents

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