When on trekking – clothing


  • Boots and spare laces (break in boots prior to trek)
  • Light shoes and/or sandals
  • Fleece
  • Down jacket
  • Shirt, short and long sleeved, moisture wicking (avoid cotton)
  • Wool socks and liners
  • Trekking trousers
  • Water proof jacket and trousers
  • Underwear (including thermals)
  • Gloves (down gloves are highly recommended for summit night)
  • Woolen hat and/or balaclava
  • Wide brimmed hat
  • Quick dry towel
  • Sleeping bag (3 seasons)
  • Rucksack or duffle bag with waterproof cover and waterproof liner
  • Daypack with waterproof cover and waterproof liner
  • Gaiters
  • Trekking poles
  • Head lamp and spare batteries

Essential items:

  • Passport and Tanzanian visa
  • Yellow fever vaccination card
  • Insulated water bottle and / or camel back
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Sun glasses or ice goggle
  • Limp balm and sunscreen
  • Things of personal nature
  • Camera, extra batteries
  • Wet wipes
  • Medications including: acetaminophen/ibuprofen, anti-diarrhea medication, malaria pills, Diamox from your country of origin


  • Snacks
  • Notebook and pen
  • Ear plug