Gear List

Gear List


The right gear will help you to reach the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro in an ease. Your Kilimanjaro Gear List should consist of all the essential items rather than luxuries. Do not carry everything which you get to pack, as you should be carry it to the top of the peak. Make sure to leave behind all the expensive items, ornaments and other sensitive items. Clothing gears, hiking gears and camping gears are important for Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro for Beginners as well as professionals.

Clothing Gear

Make sure you carry appropriate clothing according to the season you are climbing Kilimanjaro. If you are Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro in summer you will need to carry full sleeve clothes and if you are climbing mt Kilimanjaro in Wet season then you will require warm clothes. However, more warm clothes are preferred year around due to the high altitude in Kilimanjaro. Here is the Kilimanjaro clothing liston What to Pack for Kilimanjaro Climb:

  • 4-5 pairs of underwear
  • Top and bottom base layer
  • 4 short sleeve and 20 long sleeve trekking
  • 2 pair hiking trousers
  • 1 fleece jacket
  • 1 insulated winter jacket
  • 1 insulated trekking pants
  • 1 hard shell jacket
  • Lightweight raingear
Camping Gear

Don’t forget to include the camping gears in Kilimanjaro Gear List. The camping gears are required while you are trekking any of the mountain and Mount Kilimanjaro is nothing new. Carry all your camping gear, especially in the wet season. However, your tour operator will have all the essential camping gear but it is your wish to carry your own camping gear. You can borrow Kilimanjaro Gear Rental from your trekking operator or guide. Here are the lists of camping gear which you may require:

  • Hiking poles
  • Sleeping Bag
  • Portable tents
  • Inflatable pillows

Headgear is important to protect yourself from the sun. It will protect you from sunburn, rashes and also mainly skin cancer if you are more allergic. Carry a headgear which covers ears and neck during the wet season and carry a simple headgear to protect from UV rays during summer. Here are the list of Headgear which you should carry while Climbing Mount Kilimanjaro.

  • Sun hat with neck cover
  • Fleece Headband
  • Bandana
  • Headlamp
  • Sunglasses
Hands and Walking Gear

To protect yourself from sun or any bug bites, include hands and walking gear in Kilimanjaro Gear List. During the wet season there is threat of Mosquitoes and other bugs so get a gloves to cover yourself. During wet season there is also threat of slippery rocks so trekking poles are recommended. Here are the list of required Kilimanjaro gear, hand and walking gears which you can carry while climbing Kilimanjaro:

  • Lightweight inner gloves
  • Warm outer gloves
  • Adjustable trekking poles

You are not hiking a small hill; you are challenging the highest peak of Africa. Kilimanjaro footwear like high boots and shoes would be a real help to reach the roof of Africa. Here you can find the list of Kilimanjaro footwear:

  • Mid-weight hiking boots
Bags and Daypacks

The main Kilimanjaro gear list is Bags and daypacks in which you will carry all your stuffs. So, get a bigger Bag as possible. Here is the list of Kilimanjaro gear list as per the Climb Kilimanjaro Guide:

  • 80-90L waterproof duffle bag
  • 20-30L Daypack
  • Daypack rain cover
  • Travel bag Organisers
Sleeping Gear

Sleeping gear is also one of the important thing in Kilimanjaro Gear List. You will to carry the best one to sleep at night and remember you are on top of highest altitude and you will be really in need of proper and perfect sleeping gear:

  • 4 season sleeping bag
  • Insulated sleeping mat
  • Inflatable pillow

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