Kilimanjaro Kilimanjaro Packlist

Gear to Bring for You Kilimanjaro Climb:

Technical Clothing:

  • 1 - Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood - $15
  • 1 - Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down - $15
  • 1 - Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell - $10
  • 2 - Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric - $10
  • 1 - Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric - $10
  • 1 - Waterproof Pants, breathable (side zipper recommended) - $ 5
  • 2 - Hiking Pants - $10
  • 1 - Fleece Pants - $5
  • 1 - Shorts (optional) - $5
  • 1 - Long Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric - $5
  • 3 - Underwear, moisture-wicking fabric recommended - $5
  • 2 - Sport Bra (women)

Head Wear

  • 1 - Brimmed Hat, for sun protection - $5
  • 1 - Knit Hat, for warmth - $ 5
  • 1 - Balaclava or Buff, for face coverage (optional) - $5

Hand Wear

  • 1 - Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended) - $5
  • 1 - Gloves, thin - $ 5

Footwear

  • 1 - Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in - $20
  • 1 - Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
  • 3 - Socks, wool or synthetic - $5
  • 1 - Gaiters, waterproof (optional) - $5

Equipment

  • 1 - Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons - $25
  • 1 - Camp Pillow, inflatable (optional)
  • 1 - Trekking Poles, collapsible (highly recommended) - $10
  • 1 - Head Lamp, with extra batteries - $20
  • 1 - Duffel Bag, 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment - $15
  • 1 - Daypack, 30-35L capacity, for you to carry your personal gear - $15

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 room/tent at night (recommended)

Note: Stuff Sacks, Dry Bags or “Ziploc”-Type Plastic Bags, to keep gear dry and separate. Note that there is a general ban on plastic bags in Tanzania, however Ziploc-type bags for toiletries are permitted for tourists.

Other Important things:

  • 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

  • Passport – Valid more than 6 months.
  • Visa (applied online but also available at JRO)
  • Immunization Papers
  • Insurance Document (That covers 6000m recommended) *
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