Kilimanjaro Gear List

Kilimanjaro Gear List

Proper equipment it’s important for greatachievement, comfort and safety in your trekking voyage. Should have any queries about stuffs mentioned or suitability of your own equipment kindly do not hesitate to contact usfor more elaboration or a reputable mountaineering dealers.

Our suggested outfit has divided into four classes:

Manages moisture and wicks perspiration from your skin,” for the base layers, should be a durable, comfortable and insulating and wind/water stopper that breather able, soft fabrics are polarity wind, Gore wind stopper.

Windproof, waterproof and breathable like Gore-tax or similar (hard layers)

Insulating material should be down fill or synthetic-fill and fit cover all layers like, down, prim aloft and polar guard.

For sleeping:

Sleeping bag and stuff sac, on the mountain temperature can get down to zero degrees Fahrenheit at night, so bring a warm bag. Sleeping pad, a closed cell form camping mattress is OK; an inflatable Thermo-Rest is more comfortable.

For the head and face we recommend the following:

  • Pile or a wool hat – bringone that covers ears, a balaclava
  • Shade hat- Isimportant for protection from the equatorial sun.
  • Sunglasses – carry a good quality pair
  • Sunscreen – get plenty of complete sun block
  • Lip Balm, Sunscreen also repellent

The following list is suitable for Upper body:

  • T-shirts – syntheticsare the best.
  • Upper body layers – long underwear, sweaters and a pile jackets or heavy a wool shirt.
  • Rainy gear – bring a good of gore-tax or waterproof clothes like rainy jackets / trousers.
  • Mittens (Wool or pile)

For the legs:

  • Quick dry hiking short
  • Long underwear bottoms
  • Rain paint and wind paint as well.
  • Undergarment (enough for duration of the trek)

For the feet:

  • Thin socks –threepair of synthetic socks
  • Thick socks – six pair of heavy wool socks
  • Hiking boot (one pair medium weight)
  • Gaiters-To keep dirt, Cree and snow out of your boots.
  • Tennis shoes (to wear in the camp after a day of hiking)

For the drinking:

  • Water bottles – threewide mouthed bottle with a one camel bank (optional)
  • Water treatment – bringa water treatment we’ll filtrate the water before you use.


COTTON clothing must be avoided, because its dries very slowly, choose wool or synthetic fabrics that wicks the sweat and moisture from your skin. Porters will carry 30 pound of your personal gear, you will see each entry gate they will weigh a luggage for the minimum of 40 pound of each porter. If you wish to have an extra porter we are happy to accommodate you and if you have any questions regarding the above please email us we will be happy to answer you.

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