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Trekking equipment list

Trekking equipment list

Trekking equipment list

It is true that trekking in Nepal’s Himalayas is an amazing experience, but you must be prepared for what you are going to encounter. so that Trekking equipment list For a typical multi-day trek and mountain climbing in the Nepalese Himalayas. you will need the following Trekking equipment on the list below for the mountain trekking and mountain climbing activities in Nepal. The trip to Nepal will become a memorable one if you carry this equipment with you or hire it in Kathmandu, Check out the complete equipment list and manage it before you go on your trek to make sure you have everything you need. There may be a difference in the items from one area to another, as well as from season to season.

Before booking Nepal trekking or peak climbing, please read this Equipment list information carefully and arrange it with you. The following is a list of the equipment that we recommend for your trekking in the Himalayas of Nepal. if not your choice on the list, those that would like an extra detailed discussion for more about the Trekking equipment, then please feel free to Contact Us.

Footwear for Trekkers

  1. Trekking boots /shoes with suitable ankle, support that has been warm-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
  5. Pair sandal
  6. microspikes


  1. Loose, casual trousers for trekking.
  2. Thermal leggings for colder areas.
  3. Half pants for day use
  4. Long skirts for women as an alternative to trousers.
  5. Waterproof trousers
  6. Heavyweight pants for high elevations (not for the short trek)


  1. Selection of T-shirts, and long-sleeved shirts, preferably not cotton.
  2. Thermal shirt for colder areas.
  3. Warm shirt, possibly fleeces, for colder areas.
  4. Fleece jacket or warm wool jumper.
  5. Windproof, waterproof outer shell garment for higher altitudes.
  6. Down jacket for cold nights & mornings


  1. Wool or fleece hat, or balaclava.
  2. Hat or cap for sun protection while on day trekking.
  3. Sunglasses or goggles.
  4. Warm gloves

Other items

  1. Strong rucksack or large holdall to be carried by porters.
  2. Day rucksack to be carried personally.
  3. Plastic bags or stuff sacks to store/separate trekking gear inside your main bag.
  4. One or two-litre water bottle.
  5. Personal first aid kit to include essential items.
  6. Sleeping bag, 4 seasons.
  7. Torch, ideally head torch.
  8. Digital Camera and a spare battery and battery charger! – For those not to be forgotten shots of the Himalayas.
  9. Toilet paper,
  10. Hand sanitiser
  11. towel,
  12. toothbrush
  13. Large handkerchief/bandana for neck

Optional items

  1. Binoculars
  2. Books (Recommended)
  3. Altimeter
  4. Compass
  5. Playing cards / backgammon / chess set

Recommended for peak climbing gear (not for the trek)

  1. fleece trousers
  2. Additional mitts and gloves suitable for climbing / Belay gloves
  3. Ice axe, and ski poles (note – ice axe can be hired in Kathmandu)
  4. harness
  5. 2 x tape slings
  6. 2 x screw gate karabiners
  7. Descended/abseil device
  8. Ascender
  9. Belay devices
  10. Carabiners
  11. Quickdraws
  12. Rappel devices (descenders)
  13. Figure eight
  14. Rope cord and webbing
  15. Rescue eight
  16. Rappel rack
  17. Helmet
  18. Spring-loaded camming devices
  19. Tricams

Note: Hire a sleeping bag in Kathmandu for Nepal Trekking at any corner of the Nepalese Himalaya Trek requires a warm sleeping bag for the high passes including the Annapurna circuit, Everest base camp trek, Makalu base camp trek, and any other high passes adventure over 5600m to 6100m. 

For individual trekkers, we also have high-quality warm sleeping bag rental services. Our sleeping bag is 1.5 kg and minus 25 degrees Celcius, and the cost is $2 per day per sleeping bag.   

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