Get Ready For The Hike Of Your Life!

What to bring…

Technical Clothing
  • 1 Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood
  • 1 Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down
  • 1 Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell
  • 2 Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric
  • 1 Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, 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
  • 3 Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric recommended
  • 2 Sport Bra (women)
Headwear
  • 1 Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
  • 1 Knit Hat, for warmth
  • 1 Balaclava or Buff, for face coverage (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
  • 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 Head lamp, 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
  • *may be rented on location

Other

Toiletries
Prescriptions
Sunscreen
Lip Balm
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
Insurance Documents

**list provided by the fine folks at ultimatekilimanjaro.com