Gore-Tex jacke with hood, waterproof and breathable
1 very warm goose-Down (duvet) jacket with hood
1 lightweight poly-liner gloves. These will be worn when tying knots, but not inside your mitts
1 pair mittens, consists of 1 Gore-tex over mitt matched with the very warm polar fleece mitt liner (For more about high altitude mitts
Warm hat wool or synthetic that covers your ears;
Ballcap or brimmed suncap;
Glacier sunglass with side shields (you can purchase these inexpensively in Kathmandu, including prescription sunglasses
1 pair ski goggles (Optional) with light and dark lens;
Headlamp with extra batteries and bulbs;
Bandana or head scarf, also useful for dusty conditions
Cotton underwear briefs;1 pair walking shorts;
1 pair walking trousers for trekking and around camp;
2 pair lightweight thermal bottoms;
1 pair medium or expedition weight thermal bottoms;
1 pair polar fleece trousers;
1 pair Gore-Tex trousers, salopettes, or bibs. Waterproof/breathable with full side zips;
1 Goose-down (duvet) trousers
Your clothing should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks, bin-liners, or large plastic bags.
1 pair double plastic boots (koflach style) or 1 pair One-Sport Millet Everest boots or equivalent,
1 pair sturdy leather walking boots with good ankle support (we mean leather trekking, not climbing boots) for the walk to advanced base camp;
1 pair trainers, running shoes and/or sandals for Kathmandu and in camp
1 pair down booties (optional);
2 pair med-heavy poly or wool socks;
2 pair of liner socks. Polypropylene or wool
2 pair lightweight trekking socks, poly or wool;
Cotton socks for in town.
1 high altitude, down (duvet) sleeping bag (rated to – 30 Centigrade or -0 Fahrenheit). In the high camp, you can sleep in your down clothing inside the tent;
At least 3 closed cell foam kari-mats for use in base camp and high altitude, We do not recommend inflatable mats, as we have never seen one not puncture. You can buy these non inflatable mats very inexpensively in Kathmandu. Why carry foam mats around the world, when you can purchase them inexpensively in Kathmandu?
Your sleeping bag should be kept dry using waterproof stuff sacks, bin-liners, or large plastic bags.
Rucksack and Travel Bags-
1 medium rucksack (50-70 litres / 3000-4500 cubic inches, can be used for airplane carry);
Waterproof rucksack cover (optional);
1 large (120 L / 7500 cubic inch) duffle kit bags for clothing and equipment. Must be durable for use on pack animals;