Independent Mountain Guides

Queenstown, South Island, New Zealand

Trekking and Mountaineering Multi Day Equipment Checklist

Essential Equipment and Clothing for summer multi-day trips

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Mountaineering Equipment Check list

  • climbing boots (plastic or leather)
  • Friction shoes
  • Ice axe with sling
  • ice hammer with sling
  • crampons
  • helmet
  • harness
  • locking carabineers x3
  • standard carabineers x2
  • ice screw x1
  • assorted rock pro
  • belay/abseil device
  • prussics 2 x 1.5m and 1 x 3.0m
  • cordellete x6m
  • slings of various diameters and sizes
  • mountain rope >9.0mm x 50m
  • snow stake

Camping Check list

  • sleeping bag
  • foam mat/thermarest
  • bivvy bag
  • stove and fuel
  • billy pot
  • bowl, mug, knofe, fork and spoon
  • lighter x2

Field Equipment Check list

  • pack > 60 litres
  • small first aid kid
  • map and compass
  • notebook and pencil
  • headlamp and spare bulb
  • spare batteries
  • waterbottle or flask >2.0 litres
  • sunglasses and goggles
  • sun screen and lip salve
  • repair kit and pocket knife

Clothing Check list

  • fully rainproof parka and pants
  • long underwear top long sleeve
  • long underwear bottom
  • fleece jacket > 200 weight
  • fleece pants > 100 weight
  • sunhat and large silk scarf
  • 2x polypro gloves
  • 1x waterproof gloves
  • spare pair mits
  • underwear
  • gaiters
  • down jacket or spare fleece

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