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Trekking Equipment Checklist

Trekking Equipment Checklist and proper Trekking equipment are necessary for all trekking routes in Nepal. It is important to have the right equipment with you or else you may run the risk of discomfort or may even have to shorten your trekking. Please find below a comprehensive list of trekking equipment. High-quality trekking gear is difficult to get in Nepal, so if you are coming from abroad, don’t depend too much on a local purchase. Following trekking equipment is just a checklist it is not necessary to bring everything that is listed below. Use your own experience and judgment to make your decision. List of the essential equipment is given below, cross check this list with what you are packing.

  • 1 Pair of hiking boots
  • 1 Medium size backpack
  • 1 Day pack
  • 1 Down Jacket/Gore tax Jacket
  • 1 Light wind & waterproof jacket
  • 1 Inner sleeping sheet
  • 2 Long sleeve T-shirts
  • 1 Refillable water bottle
  • 1 Pair gaiters/over trousers
  • 1 Pair sports shoes or sandal
  • 2 Pairs of lightweight trousers
  • 1 Pair shorts
  • 1 Fleece / warm sweater
  • 2 T-shirts
  • 2 Pair’ light socks
  • 3 Pairs of heavy wool socks
  • 1 Sweatshirts/light sweater
  • 1 Torch & spear batteries
  • 1 good UV protection sunglasses
  • Earplugs
  • 1 Swimming costume/bathing suits
  • Travel towel

For Winter Season (Additional)

  • Warm down fibre filled jacket.
  • 1 Sleeping bag to-15 c with inner sheet
  • Thermal underwear, woollen shirts and thick sweaters.
  • Flannel shirt.
  • Beanie with ear flaps.
  • A pair of gloves.
  • Snow glasses and strap.
  • Snow gaiters.

Additional Suggestion

  • Sandals or slip on shoes.
  • Water purification aqua-to avoid tummy problems
  • Sunscreen, lip protection
  • Camera and film.
  • Spare boot laces
  • Reading and writing material
  • Trekking Poles
  • Large plastic bag to line kit bag, day pack and for dirty clothes
  •  Repair kit with needle, thread and safety pins
  • Your favourite snack food like raisins or chocolate
  • Protein supplements for vegetarians