Kilimanjaro Equipment List

Kilimanjaro Equipment List

Kilimanjaro Equipment List

You are responsible for bringing personal gear and equipment while communal equipment (tents, chair, table, food, cooking items, etc.) is provided by US. Below is a gear list of recommended and optional items to bring on your climb or you can hire here at corresponding prices as shown below:

Technical Clothing:

  • Waterproof Jacket, breathable with hood ($20)
  • Insulated Jacket, synthetic or down ($20)
  • Soft Jacket, fleece or soft-shell ($20)
  • Long Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric ($15)
  • Short Sleeve Shirt, light-weight, moisture-wicking fabric ($15)
  • Waterproof Pants, breathable (side-zipper recommended) ($15)
  • Hiking Pants ($15)
  • Fleece Pants ($15)
  • Shorts (optional) ($15)
  • Long Underwear (moisture-wicking fabric recommended) ($15)
  • Underwear, briefs (moisture-wicking fabric recommended) ($15)
  • Sport Bra (women)

In the event that you sense any of the above manifestations amid your climb to the pinnacle of Kilimanjaro, at that point quickly counsel with your guide, so they can help and keep the circumstance to end up more terrible as once in a while if Kilimanjaro Equipment List can be perilous.


  • Brimmed Hat, for sun protection ($5)
  • Knit Hat, for warmth ($5)
  • Balaclava, for face coverage (optional) ($5)
  • Bandana (optional) ($5)

Hand wear

  • Gloves, warm (waterproof recommended) ($10)
  • Gloves, thin ($10)


  • Hiking Boots, warm, waterproof, broken-in ($40)
  • Gym Shoes, to wear at camp (optional) ($40)
  • Socks, wool or synthetic
  • Sock Liners, tight, thin, synthetic, worn under socks to prevent blisters (optional)
  • Gaiters, waterproof (optional) ($15)


  • Sunglasses or Goggles ($10)
  • Backpack Cover, waterproof (optional) ($15)
  • Water Bottle (Nalgene, 32 oz.) ($5)
  • Water Bladder (Camelbak type, 3 liters) ($15)
  • Towel, lightweight, quick-dry (optional)
  • Pee Bottle, to avoid leaving tent at night (recommended) ($10)
  • Stuff Sacks, Dry Bags or Plastic Bags, various sizes, to keep gear dry and separate


  • Sleeping Bag, warm, four seasons* ($30)
  • Trekking Poles, collapsable (highly recommended)* ($15)
  • Head lamp, with extra batteries ($10)
  • Duffel bag, 50-90L capacity, for porters to carry your equipment ($30)
  • Daypack, 30-35L capacity, for you to carry your personal gear ($50)
  • Note:May be rented here


  • Toiletries
  • Prescriptions
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent, containing DEET
  • First Aid Kit
  • Hand Sanitizer
  • Toilet Paper
  • Wet Wipes (recommended)
  • Snacks, light-weight, high calorie, high energy (optional)
  • Electrolytes, powder or tablets (optional)
  • Camera, with extra batteries (optional)


  • Trip Receipt
  • Passport
  • Visa (available at JRO)
  • Immunization Papers

If you need more clarification, let me know, I will be happy to help you

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