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Trekking Equipment

First of all we need Equipment,before the trek start. Trekking Equipments are very important for Nepal trekkers. We have various trekking region in Nepal. Nepal trekking is not only day spending culture, nature, religion, wild life and flora& faunas exploration trek where trekkers can have fun so much and will be unforgettable memorize. Here are different kinds of trekking equipment which is we need during the trek.
Footwear
• 1: Walking boots with suitable ankle support that have been worn-in prior to the trek and which are waterproof
• 2: Trainer or casual shoes, for trekking and/or for travelling
• 3: Warm socks for colder areas
• 4: Gaiters, in case of rain or snow
Leg wear
• 1: Loose, casual trousers for trekking
• 2: Thermal leggings for colder areas
• 3: Long skirt for women as an alternative to trousers
• 4: Waterproof trousers
Body
• 1: Selection of T-shirts, and long sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton
• 2: Thermal shirt for colder areas
• 3: Warm shirt, possibly fleece, for colder areas
• 4: Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper
• 5: Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for higher altitudes
• 6: Down jacket (optional for cold nights and mornings; can be hired in Kathmandu cheaply)
Head / Hands
• 1: Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava
• 2: Hat or cap for sun protection while trekking
• 3: Sunglasses or goggles
• 4: Warm gloves
Other items
• 1: Strong rucksack or large holdall to be carried by porters
• 2: Day sack to be carried personally
• 3: Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag
• 4: One liter water bottle
• 5: Personal first aid kit to include essential items
• 6: Sleeping bag, 4 season
• 7: Torch, ideally head torch
• 8: Camera and film – For those not to be forgotten shots of the Himalaya
• 9: Toilet items and towel
• 10: Large handkerchief/bandana for neck
Optional items
• 1: Binoculars
• 2: Books
• 3: Altimeter
• 4: Compass
• 5: Playing cards / backgammon / chess set
Recommended Mountaineering Kit
In addition to the items mentioned above for trekking, the following is a list of the additional specialist items, which are required for the trekking peaks.
Plastic or leather mountaineering boots, with gaiters and crampons that have been tested for a good fit.
Peak Climbing
• 1: Fleece trousers
• 2: Additional mitts and gloves suitable for climbing
• 3: Ice axe, and ski poles (note – ice axe can be hired in Kathmandu)
• 4: Climbing harness
• 5: 2 x tape slings
• 6: 2 x screw gate karabiners
• 7: Descender/abseil device
• 8: Ascender

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