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Trails for Africa Extreme equipment list

In addition to the basic equipment listand applicable discipline lists, you will need the follow specific equipment for extreme conditions.

High altitude hiking(Mt. Kenya and Mt. Kilimanjaro trails)
  •   Mediumweight waterproof warm hiking shoes (NOT plastic double boots)
  •   Lightweight hiking shoes for nighttime and emergency day use
  •   Sleeping bag rated to -12 Celsius (10 Farenheit)
  •   Waterproof breathable shell jacket
  •   Waterproof breathable pants with full-length side zips
  •   Waterproof backpack cover or inner bags.
  •   Insulated parka (down or synthetic)
  •   Synthetic long underwear - two shirts and one bottom
  •   Pure wool socks (3 pairs)
  •   Sock liners to wick away moisture
  •   Ski gloves (waterproof) and light inner gloves
  •   Wool mittens with an overmitten
  •   Balaclava / Wool stocking hat
  •   Diamox for altitude acclimatization(125mg tabs)
  •   Wristwatch with alarm
  •   Insulated water bottle / cover
  •   Good headlamp with two sets of new batteries
  •   Xtra dark sungkasses with side cover
  •   High energy emergency snack food
 
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