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KILIMANJARO AND SAFARI EQUIPMENT

kilimanjaro TrekkingMountain Gear List

For the Head

  • Wool Hat
  • Balaclava
  • Sunglasses, glacier glasses better
  • Sunscreen, SPF 25+
  • Lip Balm, SPF 25+
  • Sun Hat
  • Bandana

Clothes (No Cotton)

  • Synthetic base layer (2)

Wool or synthetic layer (2)

  • Wool or fleece sweater
  • Wind/Water-proof jacket
  • Convertible hiking pants
  • Underwear
  • Water-Proof Pant
  • Synthetic or wool pants for layering
  • Gloves or mittens
  • Glove Liner
  • Lycra tights

For the Feet

  • Thin sock liners (2)

Wool hiking socks (6)

  • Good, broken-in hiking boots
  • Gaiters
  • Tennis shoes or sandals (for camp)

For Sleeping

  • Zero degree sleeping bag
  • Sleeping bag liner (optional)
  • Inflatable pillow (optional)

For Hiking

  • Day pack, no larger than 2,200cu
  • Water bladder 100oz/3ltr
  • Rain cover for pack
  • Headlamp
  • Large duffel bag for gear (porters carry)
  • Energy bars/gels

  • Plastic bags
  • Extra batteries

Personal Items

  • Toiletries
  • Small first aid kit
  • Small towel
  • Diamox for altitude sickness
  • Cash for tipping
  • Wet wipes
  • Bug Spray

Safari Gear List

Clothes

  • Brown, beige or khaki clothes
  • Light jacket
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen, SPF 25+
  • Batteries
  • Lip Balm, SPF 25+
  • Sun Hat
  • Bandana
  • Camera
  • Bug spray
  • Malaria pills