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Essential Trekking Kit

Essential Trekking Kit Basic Gear

Back pack & rain cover(50 – 60 ltr) with comfortable shoulder straps
Day pack + rain cover20 – 30 ltr (If hire a mule or porter)
Walking stickAdvisable (At least one)
Head torch1 Nos.
Water bottle/Hydration pack2 bottles of one litre each
 People who use hydration pack
 1 hydration pack and 1 bottle of one liter
 Carry at least one thermos flask
SnacksEnergy bars, dry fruits, electral/ors
Personal Medical KitConsult your doctor
Essential Trekking Kit  Be comfy at the trek
T-shirts2 Full sleeves (Non-cotton)
Fleece T-shirts1 Nos.
Fleece jacket1 Nos. (Alternative: a woolen sweater)
Down feather / Hollofil jacket1 Nos.
Wind & waterproof (jacket & pant)1 Pair
Thermal inners (upper and lower)1 Pair
Trek pants2 Synthetic (avoid shorts, fitting denims, capris)
Poncho1 Nos.
Personal Utilities
Sunscreen creamHand sanitizer
MoisturiserAntibacterial powder
Toilet Paper & wipesToothbrush and toothpaste
Lip balmQuick dry towel
Think about your head
Sun cap1 Nos. (One that covers the neck as well)
Woolen cap1 Nos.
Balaclava1 Nos.
Neck-gaiters1 Nos.
SunglassesDark with side cover, it should be U/V protected.
       People who wear spectacles-
 (A)- Use contact lenses. (Not for Chadar trek)
 (B)- Photo chromatic glasses.
Mind your step
Trekking shoes1 Pair (Waterproof, high ankle with good grip)
Floaters/flip-flops1 Pair (Optional)
Cotton socks5 pairs
Woollen socks3 pairs
Gaiters1 Pair (VE team will notify you if required)
Keep these handy
Waterproof gloves1 Pair
Fleece/woolen gloves1 Pair

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