Packing List

Packing List
Packing List2018-01-14T08:41:55+00:00

The packing list is identical for Mt Kilimanjaro, Mt Meru or Mt Kenya. All packing list items can be rented locally.

  • Sun glasses (1)
  • Walking sticks/poles (2)
  • Expedition pack (1)
  • Day pack (1)
  • Sleeping bag (preferably rated to 0°) (1)
  • Headlamp(1)- with spare bulb and extra batteries
  • Camp towel (1)
    Pocket knife (1)
  • 1quart water bottles-(3)
  • Sun cream and lip balm
  • Travel wallet (1)
  • Camera
  • Extra batteries
  • Leather hiking boots (Remember to waterproof your boots before you leave home) (1 pair)
  • Tennis shoes or light hikers (1 pair)
  • Wool or polypro socks – medium/heavyweight (2 pairs)
  • Sun hat (1)
  • Balaclava (1)
  • Gaiters (1)
  • Energy bars
  • Other snacks, energy gel and jerky
  • Cipro (GI, general antibiotic) (doses)
  • Diamox (altitude) (doses)
  • Iodine/water purification tabs (1 bottle)
  • Headache medicine (as needed)
  • Imodium (diarrhea medicine) (as needed)
  • Pepto or Antacid (Rolaids) rolls (stomach acid medicine) (as needed)
  • Cold/Flu tabs (as needed)
  • Polypro shirt, sock liners and underwear (2 of each)
  • Polypro long underwear (top & bottom) (1)
  • Hiking shorts (1)
  • Moleskin for blisters (at least 3 sheets)
  • HandWipes (as needed)
  • Hiking pants (1)
  • Wool or fleece sweater/pull-over (2)
  • Rain/wind-proof (Goretex) shell jacket (1)
  • Insulated rain/wind (Goretex) climbing pants (1)
  • Wool or fleece gloves – medium weight (1)
  • Wind/waterproof gloves — heavy weight (1)
  • Wool or synthetic stocking cap – windproof (1)
  • Band-Aids (as needed)-Locks for baggage (as needed)