This list consists of items that are necessary on a Kilimanjaro climbing, climbs to high altitude . These items are not optional , they are essential for your comfort and safety. You may rent items on the list from Kilimanjaro Brothers. We have all in Kilimanjaro climbing list, used but in good condition for Kilimanjaro climbing. You may contact us with any questions about mountaineering equipment.
Two T-shirts. Synthetic is best. Long sleeve underwear top. Light or medium synthetic. Absolutely no cotton.
Light weight long sleeved shirt made of fleece or wool. This is the mild layer between a base (underwear) layer and a heavy top layer.
This should be a heavy fleece or wool jacket. Waterproof /windproof /breathable shell. A outer layer made of Gore Tex or equivalent with full hood. Insulating outer layer. An insulated down or synthetic parka. Make sure your freece feet you comfortable over each other.
Sports bra for women. No cotton.
Rain parka or poncho. Water proof nylon that has been “seam sealed”
Gloves or mittens (wool or pile). One pair of heavy mittens and one light pair of gloves work well. Mitten shell. These are for use against the winds on the way to the summit. Bring also a thinner pair for hiking around the camp
Down Jacket with enough fleece and good water proof jacket for extra insulation.
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