Gear List for Trekking  

Required  

  • 1 backpack (with rain cover , 25-35 liter size)  
  • 1 pair hiking boots recommend Gore-tex lined (broken in prior to trip)  
  • 1 set raingear – tops and bottoms (waterproof! Not water-resistant)  
  • 1 lightweight fleece sweater or fleece vest  
  • 1 mid-weight fleece sweater or soft-shell jacket  
  • 1-2 pair synthetic hiking pants or shorts  
  • 1-2 T-shirts - with wicking properties  
  • Several pair of underwear  
  • 1 pair long pants  
  • 1 long sleeve shirt  
  • 2-3 pair hiking socks – Wool or wool-blend preferred  
  • 1 pair extra shoes for wearing at the end of the day and in town  
  • (rifugios have slippers, but you may want to bring some sport  
  • sandals)  
  • 1 hat with brim  
  • 2 liter water bottle or hydration bladder  
  • Sun glasses  
  • 1 pair trekking poles (optional)  
  • Small towel or microfiber sport towel, for use in the huts  
  • Headlamp  
  • Personal toiletries, such as toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, sun  
  • screen, razor, lip balm  
  • Light weight gloves  
  • Knit hat for cold weather  
  • Sleeping sheet liner  
  • Ear plugs for use in the mountain huts  

Optional Items:  

  • Camera  
  • Sleepwear (for shared rooms or mountain huts)