Mera Peak Climbing

‘adventure over hidden Inkhu valley away from mainstream trail in complete wilderness’

Highlights:

  • A mind blowing adventure around hidden areas of Khumbu and Everest at Inkhu valley
  • An incredible walk with awesome panorama of world highest mountains with Mt. Everest
  • Exploring high altitude Sherpa villages enriched with ancient culture of Buddhist religion
  • Walking into lovely alpine woodland and into remorseless fields of ice and glaciers
  • Climb of wonderful and magnificent Mera Peak with alluring panorama of Himalaya
  • Scenic and panoramic flight both ways from Kathmandu and Lukla with amazing views

Introduction:

Mera Peak Climbing Adventure takes you to awesome destinations between high peaks and passes where you can enjoy your adrenaline dreams into pure reality with great support and guidance of our expert and Veteran Mountain and trekking guides.

Mera Peak stands at 6,461 m, one of the highest trekking peaks of Nepal Himalaya a climb of less technical effort, a straight forward climb, where climbing gear required like ice axe and crampons. The grade as PD 'Per Diffcule' of less technical difficulty but requires your courage and determination for the climb of Mera Peak, the grade we have used as per French and Swiss Alpine Climbing Classification which popular worldwide on this type of alpine climb.

Mera Peak an adventure of great combination of high altitude walks and traversing through the mountains scenic passes in the backdrop of natural and complete wilderness, and enjoying the walks into green forested areas of tall rhododendron-pines-oaks-birch and juniper tree lines to enter harsh and barren windswept country of rocks-ice and moraines. Trek on trail that climbs above moraines to the snout of Hinku Nup and Shar Glaciers, and then climb uphill on a steep trekking trail. Before climbing Mera Peak, our guides will train you on use of climbing gears ice axe, climbing boots and crampons, harness, ascender, as well as how to use ropes to go up and down.

The climb is non-technical, however encountering steep ridges to the summit of Mera Peak, with amazing view of the mighty Himalayas from Mt. Everest (8,848m), Cho-Oyu (8,210m), Lhotse (8,516m), Makalu (8,463m), Kanchenjunga (8,586m), Nuptse (7,855m), Chamlang (7,319m), Baruntse (7,129m). After completing our highlights and goal on Mera Peak Climbing Adventure walk leads back into green vegetation within alpine woodland, as the walk descends back at Lukla for short panoramic flight back to Kathmandu to conclude our marvelous and fantastic adventure Mera Peak Climbing Adventure.

Guideline Itinerary:

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m and trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 04 hrs.

Day 04: Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300m - 06 hrs.

Day 05: Trek to Mosom-Kharka 3,430m- 04 hrs.

Day 06: Trek to Kote 4,182 m - 04 hrs.

Day 07: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 04 hrs.

Day 08: Rest day for acclimatization.

Day 09: Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hrs.

Day 10: Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m - 04 hrs

Day 11: Rest day at Mera Base Camp for better acclimatization and practice.

Day 12: Trek and climb to High Camp 5,780 m - 04 hrs

Day 13: Climb Mera Summit 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft - 08 hrs

Day 14: Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.

Day 15: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.

Day 16: Trek to Thuli Kharka 4,300 m - 05 hrs.

Day 17: Trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 05 hrs.

Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.

Day 20: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.

Day 01: Arrival in Kathmandu and transfer to hotel.
On reaching Kathmandu Tribhuvan International Airport, received by our staff and then transfer to your respective hotels in the heart of Kathmandu city, after getting refreshed our guide briefs with information regarding Mera Peak Climbing Adventure with trekking, hotels, camping on route with do and don’ts with evening group welcome dinner.

Day 02: In Kathmandu with sightseeing tour at places of interest.
A free day in Kathmandu to relieve you from jetlag on long flights, our morning sightseeing tour starts after breakfast in the hotel, where you will be engrossed with tour around world heritage sites around Kathmandu visiting Old Durbar (palace) Square, and ancient stupa of Swayambhunath, after a tour head back to hotel with preparation for Mera Peak Climbing adventure next early morning.

(other options on tour of Hindu Holy Temple of Pashupatinath dedicated to Lord Shiva and Bouddhanath large Buddhist Stupa the area also known as Little Tibet)

Day 03: Fly to Lukla 2,830 m & trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 04 hrs.
Mornings, flight to Lukla with views of mountain range including Mt. Everest, after 30 mins of great flight reaching at Lukla with its unique airstrip a gateway Sherpa town to Everest base camp and other adventure destination.

From Lukla walk to Chutanga past east of Lukla town and close from the airport heading towards complete wilderness and into enchanting alpine forest of tall rhododendron-pines-firs and oak tree lines with grand views. After nice and pleasant walks with few short ups leads you at Chutanga a small place around Yak herders grazing areas for first overnight camping.

Day 04: Trek to Thuli-Kharka 4,300 m - 06 hrs.
After Chutanga, adventure continues with morning climb crossing over Kalo Himal Ridge of Nau-Lekh mountain range, separating Khumbu and Hinku Valley and towards west of Makalu region. Trek over first pass with steep climb to reach a ridge festooned with Buddhist prayer flags at the height of 4,450m, the pass called Zatrwa Og, from here walk over boulder slope, then around a corner and climb again to Zatrwa-La at 4,600m with stunning views of Dudh Koshi river valley and peaks of Karyolung and Lumding Himal, an hour downhill to Tuli-Kharka for overnight stop.

Day 05: Trek to Mousum-Kharka 3,430m - 04 hrs.
From Tuli-Kharka, a short morning walk with downhill and excellent view of Peak 43 and Kusum Kanguru peaks, reaching a scenic Hinku valley, with South Face views of Mera Peak and back into rhododendron and pine forest, with gradual walk through forest to reach a summer pasture at Mosum-Kharka for overnight stop.

Day 06: Trek to Kote 4,182 m - 04 hrs.
After Mousum-Kharka, today a short morning walk following north on leaving forested area with a pleasant walk to reach a wide open valley with pasture land, as the trek continues to a small bridge to reach Gondishung near Kote, this place with small wooden huts and shelters of stone wall enclosures, Gondishung with an interesting 200 year old small Gompa (monastery / shrine), from here a short walk brings you to our overnight stop at Kote with afternoon free to relax and short hike around this beautiful pastureland.

Day 07: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.
With a pleasant stop at Kote another short day walk which helps you with acclimatization and can enjoy the surrounding beautiful views on the leisure walk towards our overnight stop at Tangnag with few tea-houses serving as simple lodge for travelers, this is also a temporary settlement and a Yak grazing pastures.

Day 08: Rest day at Tangnag for acclimatization.
At this altitude at above 4,360 meters high, necessary rest day for acclimatization, before heading higher altitude and for the climb of Mera Peak, today a short hike to get the best views of Peak 43 at 6,769 m with Mera Peak.

Day 09: Trek to Khare 5,000m- 05 hrs.
From Tagnag with nice rest day, starting with moderate walk with scenery that surrounds this Hinku valley, walk follows on moderate path over moraine dam of Charpatti Tal (lake), leading to a high area, lined with cairns with glacial lake, climbing for short while as the path leads downhill to a large pasture land at Dig Kharka, walking for an hour across boulder strewn hillside to reach Khare for set overnight camp.

Day 10: Trek to Mera Base Camp 5, 300m/17,384 ft - 04 hrs.

Today, journey leads to our main destination to Mera peak, as the walk leads over Mera Glacier, heading straight on ice sections for short while, then gentle descent reaching at Mera Base Camp for the overnight camp, with time for relaxation and preparation for Mera peak climb.

Day 11: Rest day at Mera Base Camp for better acclimatization and practice.

To make our climb a huge success we have allowed another rest day at base camp, so that one can acclimatize and prepare for Mera Peak with safe and sound climb, afternoon our guide will check the route of the climb and make necessary arrangement for the climb.

Day 12: Trek and climb to High camp 5,780 m / 18,958 ft - 04 hrs

After a day at Mera base camp, walk further up to set High Camp to make approachable to the summit of Mera peak, normally climbers make it from the base camp to Mera peak, but it is always safe and best adding more camp before the summit bid.

Morning leaving Mera base camp, trek heads across Mera La to reach Mera High Camp, after few hours of hard walk on high altitude with few stops in between reaching at Mera High Camp, for last camp before the climb, afternoon our expert guide will scout area of the route of climb and fix ropes where necessary, rest of the day preparation for Mera Peak climb this high camp offers outstanding view of Mt. Everest, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho Oyu, Mt. Lhotse, Nuptse, Chamlang and Baruntse peaks.

Day 13: Climb Mera Peak summit at 6,461 m / 21, 1907 ft - 08 hrs

Our final and Grand Day of the adventure, starting early morning before dawn for the summit, route leads with steep climb; after a hard strenuous climb without less technical difficulty reaching at top summit of Mera peak, feeling on top of the world at this extreme height with view of panorama that surrounds this top with Mt. Everest, Mt. Lhotse, Mt. Makalu, Mt. Cho- Oyu all the way in the eastern horizon Mt. Kanchenjunga including series of other snow capped peaks, after a hard climb, descend with care to base camp.

Day 14: Reserve as contingency day in case of bad weather condition.

We reserves an extra day as contingency, in case of unfavorable / bad weather conditions which can occur in high Himalaya,  if all goes well according to our itinerary using this spare day on route Lukla with short day walk enjoying the views along the way.

Day 15: Trek to Tangnag 4,360m - 05 hrs.

After a grand moment and experience of a life time adventure, return back to Lukla a pleasant trek leads back at Tangnag for overnight stop.

Day 16: Trek to Thuli -Kharka 4,200 m- 06 hrs.

From Tangnag morning walk leads back into tree lines of blue Himalayan pines and rhododendrons, passing grazing areas with gentle climb with views of Mera Peak and other high mountains, at Thuli– Kharka for ovenight before the climb over a pass crossing Naulekh ridges before Lukla and Chutange.

Day 17: Trek to Chutanga 3,430 m - 05 hrs.

Morning our walk head towards a steep climb at Zatwar-la pass with grand views over Dudh Kosi River and Numbur Himal, after a brief stop on top of the pass a steep descend brings you at Chutange for last overnight stop just before Lukla.

Day 18: Trek to Lukla - 04 hrs.
After an exciting and fantastic Mera Peak climbing, our last day walk of this adventure leads on the same trail with short walk back into lovely woodlands and then reaching at Lukla on good time for overnight stop where you can celebrate the victory and success of the climb among fellow staff-guides and members.

Day 19: Fly back to Kathmandu and transfer to respective hotels.
From Lukla taking an early morning flight back to Kathmandu with views of mountains, at Kathmandu domestic airport our staff transfers you back to respective hotels with rest of the day free at leisure.

Day 20: In Kathmandu free day with sightseeing tour.
A spare day in Kathmandu in case of flight delay and cancellation due to unfavorable bad weather which might occur, as the Himalayan weather can be unpredictable sometimes if all goes well have a free day or sightseeing tour of Kathmandu-Patan and Bhaktapur.

Day 21: International departure homeward bound.
Your last day in amazing Nepal in the land of Himalayan wonders, after wonderful experience and fond memories of Mera Peak Climbing Adventure, our staff transfer you to airport as per your time for international flight for your final departure towards homeward bound.

Inclusions

  • Airport pick up and transfer to hotel
  • Two nights Standard hotel in Kathmandu on BB plan
  • Welcome & Farewell dinner in Kathmandu at one of the typical Nepalese local restaurant
  • Required private transport at Kathmandu
  • Kathmandu- Lukla- Kathmandu flight, airport taxes and transfer
  • Mera Peak Climbing with Mera Base Camp Trek (3 Days on climbing excursion with tented camp), full board of meals and accommodations.
  • National Park Permit/ trekking & TIMS Card
  • Mera Peak Special Climbing Permit
  • Necessary group climbing gears
  • One Climbing guide for climbing section & One Trek Leader for trekking Section , both leaders are English speaking, first aid trained, Climbing leader is trained & licensed from Nepal Mountaineering Association- Rock climbing and mountaineering trained), the cost of camping and trekkers crew/ insurance/s
  • Medical kit bag
  • All necessary Gov. Taxes and service charges

Exclusions

  • Nepal Visa fees, intl. airfare in/out Nepal
  • Lunch and evening meals in Kathmandu except welcome dinner
  • Personal Climbing equipment (Ice Axe, Crampons, Harness, Zoomer, Descender, Carbines & climbing boots etc.)
  • Travel and rescue Insurance
  • Personal nature expenses- phone calls, laundry, hot shower, bar bills, cold beverages etc.
  • Personal tipping
  • Cost of any extending trips
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  • On booking please send us bank transfer minimum of 25 % advance payment rest you can pay on arrival and before your trip departure to respective destinations.
  • Before or after booking please check with your doctors for medical advice and suggestion and as per the areas of travel.
  • We require your medical history before joining our trips so that we can take care with necessary details and inform you of the treks of your choice regarding health and physical wise.
  • After booking at least minimum of 3 weeks please prepare with necessary exercise like jogging-walking ups and downs the stairs, as Nepal is a country of ups and down hills where moderate exercise will help you on trekking.
  • All our trips are well taken care from booking hotels-transportation with all logistic supports will be lead by experience and expert guides on all treks and tours offering you with full information of the areas of travel and taking outmost care that you enjoy the trips happily with much satisfaction.
  • Depending upon the trekking programs where you will need necessary trekking gears, most of the equipment can also be bought and hired in Kathmandu shops and stores if it is too much to carry from home country.
  • For trekking / climbing equipment please see our list provided as per the duration and areas of trekking and climbing.
  • Most of our trekking involves staying overnights in lodge with excellent choice of food menus prepared by lodge cooks, when camping away from main routes we provide full camping equipment with excellent kitchen unit of cook-kitchen staff supported by guides and porters.
  • On high altitude treks we take enough care that you will be healthy providing you with hygienic and nutritional food menus include much rest day for acclimatization before heading higher elevation.
  • Remember to insure from medical problems and travel insurance which should include emergency evacuation by any means of quick transportation or by helicopter.
  • Assuring you all that we run and organize all trips according to the itinerary provided, however in some certain circumstances like bad and unfavorable weather, political strikes, broken road and trails due to landslide and avalanche.
  • On this type of situation we might divert and re-route to other safe destination where the company holds the right in this sudden and unforeseen conditions.
  • If someone needs to break from the trip of own choice due to medical and personal problem in this case refund will not be entertained as per the company policy and norms.
  • On trek respect the local culture and traditions where our guide will supply you with information regarding the rules visiting monastery and temples as per the area of travel.
  • Support and co-operate responsible tourism and eco-trekking respecting and preserving the Himalayan pristine environment from destruction.
  • Assuring all that every trips will be memorable with enjoyable time with us here at Awesome Nepal Treks.

 

ACCESSORY CORD

Thirty (30) feet of 6mm accessory cord is required. Please contact the Gear Department with any questions related to cord lengths you already own.

6MM ACCESSORY CORD

ICE AXE

A general mountaineering ice axe. Size according to height; under 5'2'' use a 50 cm axe, 5'3'' to 5'5'' use a 55 cm axe, 5'6'' to 5'9'' use a 60 cm axe, 5'10'' to 6'0'' use a 65 cm axe, above 6'0'' use a 70 cm axe. If you already have and prefer to use a waist leash, you are welcome to bring it to your gear check.

PETZL GLACIER ICE AXE

CRAMPONS

General mountaineering crampons. We recommend modern steel 12-point crampons with anti-balling plates. We do notrecommend 10-point, aluminum, or single-piece rigid crampons. The traction offered by a 12-point crampon is superior to that of a 10-point; steel crampons stand up to the rigors of potential time spent walking on rock in crampons; one-piece crampons often break or do not fit modern boots well.

BLACK DIAMOND SABRETOOTH CRAMPON

CLIMBING HARNESS PLUS TWO LOCKING CARABINERS

A fully adjustable alpine climbing harness with gear loops. Fully separating leg loops & waistbelt are required. Bring two locking carabiners in addition to the harness, which will be used only with the harness.

BLACK DIAMOND COULOIR HARNESS

STANDARD CARABINERS

Two non-locking, lightweight D-shaped wiregate carabiners. Wiregate carabiners are stronger, lighter, and easier to use than older round-gate carabiners.

BLACK DIAMOND OZ CARABINER

BELAY DEVICE

Modern tube-style belay device. Avoid super-specialized belay devices which cannot accept a wide variety of rope diameters.

BLACK DIAMOND ATC-GUIDE

TREKKING POLES

Collapsible skiing/trekking poles with snow baskets. Three-section varieties are preferred.

BLACK DIAMOND TRAIL TREKKING POLES

ASCENDER

One right or left-handed ascender (pick your dominant hand to choose which style ascender). This item must be in good condition.

PETZL ASCENSION ASCENDER

FOOTWEAR

WOOL OR SYNTHETIC SOCKS

Three pairs of medium to heavy hiking socks. These must fit over your liner socks if you plan to wear liner socks.

WOOL SOCKS

GAITERS

Full-sized waterproof gaiters that must fit snugly over your mountaineering boots. Short trekking gaiters do not offer sufficient protection.

OUTDOOR RESEARCH CROCODILES

DOUBLE BOOTS

Double boots designed for mountaineering. Plastic-shelled models are sufficient, but modern non-plastic boots are more comfortable and are highly recommended. Single boots of any kind- boots without a removable liner- will not be sufficient.

LA SPORTIVA SPANTIK

ARC'TERYX ACRUX AR

LIGHT HIKING BOOTS OR TREKKING SHOES

For any approaches across dry trail. Light weight, high comfort, plenty of room in the toe box, and good support should be stressed here.

TECHNICAL CLOTHING

SHORT UNDERWEAR

Two to three pairs. Synthetic or wool fabrics only; bring a comfortable athletic style for any top and bottom underwear.

MEN'S ARC'TERYX PHASE SL BOXERS

WOMEN'S EXOFFICIO GIVE-N-GO BRIEF

BASELAYER BOTTOM

Non-cotton baselayer bottoms that should fit snugly without constriction.

RAB MEN'S MERINO+ 120 PANTS

RAB WOMEN'S MERINO+ 120 PANTS

BASELAYER TOP

One to two long-sleeved baselayer tops. Baselayers must be constructed of a non-cotton material such as merino wool or polyester. Note that light-colored, hooded baselayers are strongly recommended for sun protection, and are worn by most guides.

ARC'TERYX MEN'S PHASIC SUN HOODY

ARC'TERYX WOMEN'S PHASIC SUN HOODY

MIDLAYER TOP

A midweight, form-fitting, lightweight fleece layer for use over baselayers. Hoods are optional but recommended.

NORTH FACE MEN'S VENTRIX HYBRID HOODIE

NORTH FACE WOMEN'S VENTRIX HYBRID HOODIE

SOFTSHELL PANTS

Stretchy, comfortable, non-insulated softshell pants that should fit comfortably with or without your baselayer bottoms. Please note that "zip-off"-style trekking pants are too light to be considered softshell pants.

MEN'S RAB VECTOR PANTS

WOMEN'S RAB VECTOR PANTS

SOFTSHELL JACKET

This breathable but wind-and-weather resistant jacket is a key part of a mountaineering layering system. We recommend a hooded model. This layer must fit well over your midlayer top and baselayer top.

MEN'S OR FERROSI HOODY

WOMEN'S ARC'TERYX GAMMA LT HOODY

HARDSHELL PANTS

Non-insulated, fully waterproof shell pants that must fit comfortably over your baselayer bottoms and softshell pants. Full-length separating size zippers are strongly preferred; shorter side zippers are allowed if you can put on and take off your pants without removing your footwear.

MEN'S ARC'TERYX ALPHA SL PANTS

WOMEN'S ARC'TERYX ALPHA SL PANTS

HARDSHELL JACKET

A non-insulated, fully waterproof shell jacket with a hood. Must fit comfortably over your baselayer, midlayer, and softshell. Helmet-compatible hoods are required.

MEN'S RAB DOWNPOUR JACKET

WOMEN'S RAB DOWNPOUR JACKET

INSULATED DOWN PARKA

This jacket or parka should be heavily insulated with high-quality down fill. We recommend an overall parka weight between 1.5 and 2.5 pounds. For warmth, a hood is required. Down sweaters or light puffy jackets will not be sufficient.

RAB MEN'S NEUTRINO ENDURANCE JACKET

RAB WOMEN'S NEUTRINO ENDURANCE JACKET

INSULATED SYNTHETIC PANTS

A synthetic insulated pant with full-length separating side zips. Ski pants are typically not appropriate for this layer.

RAB PHOTON PANTS

HANDWEAR

LIGHTWEIGHT LINER GLOVES

Very lightweight wool or synthetic liner gloves that offer a snug, comfortable fit. Lighter colors absorb less sunlight while still offering UV protection. Black or dark-color gloves are also acceptable.

OR CHROMA FULL SUN GLOVES

OR WOMEN'S PL BASE GLOVES

SOFTSHELL GLOVES

Midweight, lightly insulated gloves for use when mittens are too warm and liner gloves are not warm enough. Leather-palm construction is always ideal for the sake of durability.

RAB MEN'S BALTORO GLOVE

RAB WOMEN'S BALTORO GLOVE

INSULATED SHELL GLOVES

One pair of warm shell gloves with insulated removable liners. Excellent for use when conditions are too cold for softshell gloves, but too warm for expedition mittens. We recommend models with a durable leather palm.

BLACK DIAMOND GUIDE GLOVE

EXPEDITION MITTENS

Expedition-rated mittens with an insulated removable liner. Please be sure this mitten is the warmest model available by any manufacturer.

HEADWEAR

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CLIMBING HELMET

A lightweight climbing-specific helmet. This must fit comfortably over your bare head, hat, and/or balaclava, and your headlamp must be able to strap securely to the outside of the helmet.

MEN'S BD VECTOR HELMET

WOMEN'S BD VECTOR HELMET

BUFF

A must-have for all outdoor activities, the UV Buff is a versatile replacement for the bandana and serves a multitude of purposes.

UV BUFF

SUN HAT

Any style of lightweight hat for shading the head will work well. Baseball caps and sombrero-style sun hats are the most common.

DISTRICT AAI TRUCKER HAT

30TH ANNIVERSARY HAT

WOOL/SYNTHETIC SKI HAT

A non-cotton wool or synthetic hat that covers the head and ears comfortably.

AAI LOGO FEATHER BEANIE

GLACIER GLASSES

High-quality glacier glasses offering full coverage around both eyes and across the nose. Removable side-shields are not required provided eye coverage is sufficient.

JULBO GLACIER GLASSES

SKI GOGGLES

High-quality goggles for sun and wind protection at altitude. The lens should offer visible light transmission (VLT) of no more than 30%. Those with light-sensitive eyes may wish to use a darker lens. Photochromic models are ideal for use in changing conditions. 

ZEAL OPTICS GOGGLES

HEADLAMP

A modern outdoor LED headlamp offering 90-200 lumens of output. Freshly installed batteries plus spare batteries. Weather-resistant models are strongly preferred.

BLACK DIAMOND SPOT HEADLAMP

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT

SLEEPING BAG

Whether filled with down or synthetic insulation, your sleeping bag should be rated to approximately 0-degrees Fahreheit and feature a collared hood for warmth. Be sure to include a compression stuff sack. Weather conditions and your body temperature needs may effect what rating of sleeping bag you require. Please call with questions.

RAB MYTHIC 600

EXTRA-WARM SLEEPING BAG (OPTIONAL)

Rent or purchase a -20 degree Fahrenheit sleeping bag if you sleep cold. Average or warmer sleepers will be comfortable in a 0 degree Fahrenheit sleeping bag. Note: only one sleeping bag is required for this trip.

RAB EXPEDITION 1000

SMALL PACK

An internal frame climbing/trekking pack of approximately 32-40 liters in carrying capacity. Emphasize simple, lightweight designs.

OSPREY MEN'S STRATOS 36

OSPREY WOMEN'S SIRRUS 36

INFLATABLE SLEEPING PAD

A full-length, modern inflatable sleeping pad is recommended. Older-style three-quarter length pads have been superseded by ultralight full-length pads. We recommend bringing a valve repair/body patch kit.

THERM-A-REST NEOAIR X-LITE PAD

WATER BOTTLES

Two to three one-litre capacity bottles. Bottles should be wide mouth made of co-polyester (BPA free plastic). No water bag or bladder systems (they freeze or are hard to fill) and no metal bottles (they have a tendency to freeze).

AAI LOGO 1L NALGENE

PEE BOTTLE (1-1.5 LITER)

One wide-mouth, clearly marked collapsible container or wide-mouthed bottle for use overnight.

HUNERSDORF 1L BOTTLE

WATER BOTTLE PARKAS

Bring two fully insulated water bottles parkas with zippered openings. Neoprene 'cozy' style constructions do not provide enough insulation and are not recommended.

OUTDOOR RESEARCH WATER BOTTLE PARKA

 

CAMERA

Optional. Small point-and-shoot cameras (including compact SLR's) are ideal & work well at altitude. Alternatively, many opt to use a smartphone camera. Due to weight & care in the mountain environment, large dSLR cameras are discouraged.

 

SUN PROTECTION

Bring one one to two ounce tube of SPF 30+ sunscreen, as well as one tube of SPF-rated lipscreen. All sunscreens lose SPF ratings over time; be sure your sun protection is brand-new.

Z-COTE SPF 36 1OZ

ALOE GATOR SPF30 LIP BALM

 

SMALL PERSONAL FIRST-AID KIT

Basic medical supplies in a compact package. We recommend basic painkillers, Moleskin, first-aid tape, Band-Aids, and anti-septic wipes or gel.

UL/WT .3 MEDICAL KIT

MEDICATIONS & PRESCRIPTIONS

Bring any personal prescriptions, plus Pepto Bismol, Cipro (500mg tablets), Metronidazole, Z-Paks (250mg tablets), Diamox (125mg tablets, approx. 35 total), and a variety of standard painkillers including Excedrin Extra Strength, Ibuprofen, etc. We also recommend a selection of hard candies and cough drops to handle the cold, dry air.

HAND AND TOE WARMERS

Bring three sets of each. Please note that toe warmers are different than hand warmers. They are formulated to work in a lower oxygen environment, like the inside of a boot, they also burn out more quickly.

LITTLE HOTTIES ADHESIVE TOE WARMERS

FOOD

While food is provided on this trip, we recommend bringing along a selection of familiar snacks (such as energy bars, chocolate, candy, electrolyte powder, etc.). Bring a variety of easy-to-eat snacks you enjoy.

SNACKS & FOOD

TRAVELING

TRAVELING EXTRAS

Please pack several quart-sized Ziploc bags, extra batteries for any electronic device (such as a headlamp or Steri-Pen!), and consider packing outlet adapters depending on your itinerary. An assortment of items to make your travel comfortable and secure will ensure a smooth trip.

TRAVEL CLOTHES

Clean 'town' clothing is recommend for use traveling as well as pre-and-post trip. We recommend bringing a comfortable variety of clothing for peace of mind, including some t-shirts.

 

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