Whether it is for mountain climbing or expeditions, trekking, hikes, national park visits, day trip and tours, or maybe any activity of your interest, the backpack of gears and equipment required are very crucial to complete your trip without being exhausted.
Yes, trekking/climbing is not that easy, and indeed list of gears that you include in your backpack and properly utilizing them when required adds little or no stress to your body and mind thus making you shine throughout the day.
Well packed bags consisting of all necessary equipment ensure you a better travel experience. If you don't identify and pick the right packing list of gears based upon your activities, you may have a feeling deep in your mind as was all these expenses and efforts really worth it?
We all have heard people say to look for the backpack one last time before heading to the destination. This gives you the idea how improper items in you backpack can affect your trip. Just one piece of missing equipment can have a big impact on the entire trip.
Things to remember
This article will provide you with the general list of your backpack. However, you must pack according to your preferences but keeping your needs as a priority as to you wants.
Similarly, different people have different physical structures that can bring changes to the packing list. In addition, overall season and climate also play a vital role on the packing list. So, we advise you to plan wisely.
The general rule of thumb or rather being realistic, first classify the type of activity you are going to perform. If you are trekking then follow our trekking pack list i.e., not climbing and expedition and vice versa.
Mountaineers from different nations have dreamed of climbing at least one mountain in Nepal. But this does not seem as easy as it may sound like. Due to the numerous things that need to be packed and transported, the entire climb can be difficult for you if you don't prioritize the packing list.
From the choice of bag to clothing and climbing tools, everything should cut to the chase. If you want to survive low temperatures and high altitude, you need to have more gears than the basics.
To determine the required equipment, first you must determine the mountain you are climbing, the duration of your climb, the location of the mountain, and the state of the weather. In general, taking into account the climbing seasons, we have prepared a team and a list of essential materials for the expedition of 7000 m and 8000 m.
Hygiene and Skin Care
The trek to the base camp is a high-altitude trek that exceeds 5000 m (+-). Everest Base Camp, Annapurna Base Camp, Manaslu Base Camp, etc. are some of the very famous ones.
Unpredictable weather changes can bring risks on your trek to base camp just like climbing or expedition.
Hike to the base camp is not as simple as it may sound like due to the higher elevation, some of these locations are also marked as challenging treks.
Also, you may have to cross some snow-covered high passes that poses an additional threat to your journey.
To avoid all difficulties, everyday packing should be done wisely. Mainly for hikers who are trekking in base camp for the first time, packing part is too disconcerting and boring.
Here, we have presented a must-have list for hiking to base camp. You need to consider your options and preferences when packing for the hike.
Hygiene and First Aid
Other than the tall mountains and off the beaten path, Nepal has more on the table for guests. The rich scene, ancient culture and traditions, buildings, temples etc. have consistently stayed as the fascination point for travelers looking for the experience and harmony.
Magnificence of Nepal isn't restricted to most noteworthy mountains or the thick green woods.
City tours give a break to the exhausting life of the travelers and bring peace in the mind-set. This is why city tours have always been easy and the number 1 choice of the visitors of Nepal.
While planning for a city tour, you cannot ignore the packing list. Packing list for the city tour may not be as difficult as trekking and expedition, but it is best to enjoy wholeheartedly. List of the equipment and gears for city tour are:
Medical and Hygiene
Having an essential packing list is helpful when planning your visit to the national parks. Not only are these items key to having an enjoyable hike, but they can also be critical for surviving a dangerous situation.
National parks give the vibrant aura. While you are planning for the national park visit, clothing should be totally vibrant so that no animals can attack you. List of the items to have when planning for national park visit are:
All the above listed equipment and gears can be a set of guidelines for you. One way or the other, we always tend to miss something of may find something would be very worthy to carry only after experiencing it first-hand.
It’s not a compulsion to carry all the items listed above. These are the preferred list of backpacks for you and we urge you to use your instinct.
Also, we suggest you to keep your clothes as minimal to avoid unnecessary weight.
You are very free to bring your own equipment if you have it even rent it down in Kathmandu (esp. for climbing and expedition) with our assistance.
If you still have some questions or think we missed something, please do correct us or suggest us. We’d love to hear from you.