Packing List


items to pack before climbing the mountain

You are responsible for bringing personal gear and equipment while communal equipment (Tents, food, cooking items, etc.) is provided.
Below is a gear list of required, recommended and optional items to bring on your climb. But if you cannot find them there, You can hire them here.

 

Technical Clothing

  • 1 – Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
  • 1 – Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
  • 1 – Soft Jacket, fleece or softshell
  • 2 – Long Sleeve Shirt, lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 – Short Sleeve Shirt, lightweight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 – Waterproof Pants, breathable (side-zipper recommended)
  • 2 – Hiking Pants
  • 1 – Fleece Pants
  • 1 – Shorts (optional)
  • 1 – Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
  • 3 – Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
  • 2 – Sports Bra (women)

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 – Gloves, thin

Footwear

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

Accessories

  • 1 – Sunglasses or Goggles
  • 1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)
  • 1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz.)
  • 1 – Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3 liters)
  • 1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
  • 1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night (recommended)
  • Stuff Sacks, Dry Bags or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate

Equipment

  • 1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons*
  • 1 – Trekking Poles, collapsable (highly recommended)*
  • 1 – Headlamp, with extra batteries
  • 1 – Duffel bag, 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment
  • 1 – Daypack, 30-35L capacity, for you to carry your personal gear
  • Note: May be rented here

Other

  • Toiletries
  • Prescriptions
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent, containing DEET
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wet Wipes (recommended)
  • Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy (optional)
  • Electrolytes, powder or tablets (optional)
  • Camera, with extra batteries (optional)

Paperwork

  • Trip Receipt
  • Passport
  • Visa (available at JRO)
  • Immunization Papers

Whatever your circumstances, fear not because We can design a custom trip especially for you. To find out more just get in touch with us telling us as much detail as you can about the special trip you want to organize.


  • +255 684 294282
  • +255 683 927945
  • info@zinjasafaris.com

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