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Kilimanjaro Checklist

You are responsible for bringing personal gear and equipment while communal equipment (tents, food, cooking items, etc.) is provided. Below is a gear list of required, recommended and optional items to bring on your climb.

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 (convertible to shorts recommended)
 1 – Fleece Pants
 1 – Shorts (optional)
 1 – Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
 3 – Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended)
 2 – Sport Bra (women)

Headwear
 1 – Brimmed Hat, for sun protection
 1 – Knit Hat, for warmth
 1 – Balaclava, for face coverage (optional)
 1 – Bandana (optional)

Handwear
 1 – Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended)
 1 – Glove Liners, thin, synthetic, worn under gloves for added warmth (optional) 

Footwear
 1 – Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in, with spare laces
 1 – Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional)
 3 – Socks, thick, wool or synthetic
 3 – Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (optional)
 1 – Gaiters, waterproof (optional)

Accessories
 1 – Sunglasses or Goggles
 1 – Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional)
 1 – Poncho, during rainy season (optional)
 1 – Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz. recommended)
 1 – Water Bladder, Camelbak type (recommended)
 1 – Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
 1 – Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night ( recommended) 
 Stuff Sacks or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate

Equipment
 1 – Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons
 1 – Sleeping Bag Liner, for added warmth (optional)
 1 – Trekking Poles (recommended)
 1 – Head lamp, with extra batteries
 1 – Duffel bag, (waterproof recommended) for porters to carry your equipment
 1 – Daypack, for you to carry your personal gear

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)
 Pencil and Notebook, miniature, for trip log (optional)
 Camera, with extra batteries (optional)

Paperwork
 Trip Receipt
 Passport
 Visa (available at JRO)
 Immunization Papers
 Insurance Documents

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