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Alpine Kit List


Equipment

  • Mountaineering boots (B2 fine for most mountaineering)

  • Approach shoes/trail shoes

  • Crampons (make sure they are compatible and fit your boots)

  • Single mountaineering axe (I can provide if you don't have your own)

  • Harness (I can provide if you don't have your own)

  • Helmet (I can provide if you don't have your own)

  • Sling, belay plate & two locking carabiners. (I can provide if you don't have your own)

  • Walking poles - must collapse down fully to fit inside your bag (optional)

  • Comfy rock shoes & chalk bag (depending on route)


Clothes

  • Waterproof top & bottoms

  • Stretchy mountaineering trousers

  • Base layers

  • T-shirts

  • Fleeces

  • Warm layers (down jacket)

  • Windproof

  • Gators (optional)

  • Thick & thin gloves

  • Hat/buff

Accessories

  • Good quality sunglasses (cat 4)

  • Sun cream

  • Head torch

  • Water bottle 1L

  • Sleeping bag liner for staying in huts

  • Personal medication & blister plasters

  • Travel & rescue insurance (BMC/Austrian Alpine Club)

  • Mountaineering club/council membership card for discount in huts



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