What should I Do for Kilimanjaro climbing Preparation?
For your Kilimanjaro climbing Preparation you have to know what gear you need to bring, Your important personal gear and equipment.
(tents, food, cooking items, etc.) is provided. Below we have a gear list of required, recommended and optional items to bring on your Kilimanjaro climbing:
One Brimmed Hat, for sun protection.
One Knit Hat, for warmth.
One Balaclava or Buff, for face coverage (optional).
One Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended).
One Gloves, thin.
One Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
One Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
One Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
Two Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
One Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
One Waterproof Pants, breathable (side zipper recommended)
Two Hiking Pants
One Fleece Pants
One Shorts (optional)
One Long Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric
Three Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric recommended
Two Sport Bra (women)
One Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in
One Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
Three Socks, wool or synthetic
One Gaiters, waterproof (optional)
One Sunglasses or Goggles
One Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)
One Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz.)
One Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3 liters)
OneTowel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
One Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night (recommended)
Stuff Sacks, Dry Bags or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate
One Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons*
One Trekking Poles, collapsable (highly recommended)*
One Head lamp, with extra batteries
One Duffel bag, 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment
One Daypack, 30-35L capacity, for you to carry your personal gear
*may be rented on location
Insect Repellent, containing DEET
First Aid Kit
Wet Wipes (recommended)
Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy (optional)
Electrolytes, powder or tablets (optional)
Camera, with extra batteries (optional)
Visa (available at JRO)