Kilimanjaro Gears List & Rental

Technical Clothing

– 1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
– 1 – Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
– 1 – Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
– 2 – Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
– 1 – Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
– 1 – Waterproof Pants, breathable (side-zipper recommended)
– 2 – Hiking Pants (convertible to shorts recommended)
– 1 – Fleece Pants
– 1 – Shorts (optional)
– 1 – Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
– 3 – Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
– 2 – Sport Bra (women)

Equipment

– 1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons
– 1 – Sleeping Bag Liner, for added warmth (optional)
– 1 – Sleeping Pad, self-inflating or closed-cell foam
– 1 – Trekking Poles (highly recommended)
– 1 – Head lamp, with extra batteries
– 1 – Duffel bag, for porters to carry your equipment
– 1 – Daypack, for you to carry your personal gear

Footwear

– 1 – Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in, with spare laces
– 1 – Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
– 3 – Socks, thick, wool or synthetic
– 3 – Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (optional)
– 1 – Gaiters, waterproof (optional)

Paperwork

– Trip Receipt
– Passport
– Visa (available at JRO)
– Immunization Papers
– Insurance Documents

Headwear

– 1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
– 1 – Knit Hat, for warmth
– 1 – Balaclava, for face coverage (optional)
– 1 – Bandana (optional)

Handwear

– 1 – Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)
– 1 – Glove Liners, thin, synthetic, worn under gloves for added warmth (optional)

Accessories

– 1 – Sunglasses or Goggles
– 1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)
– 1 – Poncho, during rainy season (optional)
– 1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz. recommended)
– 1 – Water Bladder, Camelbak type (optional)
– 1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
– 1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night (highly recommended)
– Stuff Sacks or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate

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)
– Pencil and Notebook, miniature, for trip log (optional)
– Camera, with extra batteries (optional)