Kilimanjaro Packing List

Kilimanjaro Packing List

Kilimanjaro Packing List


  • Two sets of lightweight speed off strolling trousers
  • One sets North Face downy pants for wearing around camp and for staying in bed
  • One set of warm baselayer stockings
  • One set of waterproof trousers
  • One sets ski pants or warm climbing pants
  • A quite solid waterproof coat
  • Two non-cotton-wicking shirts
  • Two long-sleeved non-cotton sports tops
  • One long-sleeved warm baselayer
  • Zoom up wool mid-layer
  • Super light down coat
  • Non-cotton, Microfibre pants.
  • Two sets of gloves: one slim, one thick ski glove.
  • Two buffs
  • Two caps
  • Coaches for wearing around camp.
  • Climbing boots
  • Thick down coat
  • Gaiters


  • 2l hydration bladder
  • A water bottle for the highest point night
  • 4 season hiking bed
  • Travel towel
  • Wool/wash fabric
  • Pillowcase
  • Headtorch and extra batteries
  • Journal and pen
  • Ignite/book
  • Wraparound shades
  • Waterproof rucksack cover
  • Earplugs
  • Eye veil for resting
  • Convenient telephone charger/power pack
  • Camera and 4 extra batteries
  • Hankies
  • Gather Mate Compression Bags
  • Tweezers, nail scissors, and pocket reflect.


  • Sports drink/electrolytes tablets
  • Diamox (for height infection)
  • Ibuprofen and Paracetamol
  • Doxycycline (for jungle fever)
  • Imodium (for loose bowels)
  • Rehydration sachets
  • Anti-microbial cream
  • Piriton (antihistamine)
  • Rankle mortars, sticky tape, typical mortars
  • Standard moist disposable cloths
  • Face cleaning wipes
  • Underwear liners
  • Tampons/sterile towels
  • Suncream SPF50 – travel size
  • Lip security SPF30 or higher
  • Bug repellant – travel size
  • Sudocrem/universally handy mitigating skin cream
  • Stick antiperspirant
  • Decongestant shower
  • Eye drops
  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Mouth blister treatment
  • Loo paper\Vaseline for dry lips and skin
  • Hand cream
  • Face cream
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Cleanser or shower gel

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