Gears List For Trekking In Nepal
Forage or woolen hat: - You can wear it in accordance to the changes in the Weather.
Sunglasses: - Never buy a cheap one, buy genuine UV protection glasses and use hard case to keep them safe.
Clothing (Upper Body)
Light weight long sleeve trekking shirts: - It may be useful for protection from sun and can be washed easily.
Long sleeve heavyweight shirts (cotton): - Warm and light to wear at night and early morning. Good for sleeping sa well.
Windproof Jacket: - Useful in case if wind picks up.
Rainproof Jackets: - Should be small enough to be packed in a tiny pocket.
Bra: - Sports Bra for Women (Synthetic not cotton).
Underwear tops: - Synthetic light weights, not cotton.
Clothing (Lower Body)
Underwear (4-5): - Pack both cotton and polyester underwear.
Lightweight trekking pants: - Make sure your pants are of synthetic, loose fit and have a good zip. Never carry or wear jeans.
Windproof / Rainproof pants: - Made of Gore-Tex and has full side zipper.
Gloves: - Always carry windproof gloves
Light weight hiking boot: - Hiking boot with a good traction sole. No new shoes if new “walk then in” to avoid blisters. Also bring spare laces.
Light weight rubber shoes/ sandals: - Especially for toilet walks, showers at night time.
Hiking socks: - Carry both pairs of thin and thick socks of high quality.
Gaiters: -Useful for covering the ankle and lower leg in case of problem.
Equipment and Other Accessories
Backpack: - Find a pack that fits you well with all your essentials and hold all your gears. 2500-3000 cubic inches should be good (minimum size).
Sleeping Bags: - (-15 degree bags will serve in most treks)
Day pack: - A small bag typically made of a strong, waterproof material to carry personal requirements for the day such as soap, quick dry towels, washing powders, toothbrush, tissue paper etc.
Water purification tablets or drops
First Aid Kit: - containing paracetamol, burn/bites cream, small bandages, and antiseptic creams.
Torch with Batteries
Wallet to carry money as trekking brings lots of changes on the way.
Plastic bags: - to keep things, dirty laundry.
Trekking map (Small)
Trekking bars, candy
Camera, batteries, and chargers
Chewing gums, Mints
Pen/Pencil and Notepads
Unnecessary Things to Carry
Short Treks (7 kg)
Medium Treks (10 kg)
Long Treks (15 kg)
(Note : The above is according to the general rule depending on the needs, treks and the climate)