Kilimanjaro Packing List

Here you can find my Kilimanjaro packing list. All items listed here have been with me for my Kilimanjaro journey. The preparation can be found here.

Kilimanjaro Packing List - Equipment uncompressed
Kilimanjaro Packing List - Equipment compressed
Kilimanjaro Packing List - Equipment packed

 

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Sleeping gear

Sleep is essential on an exhausting trip the comfort should not be ignored. The night is the only way of regeneration, so you should not skimp here.

  • The sleeping bag should handle low temperatures down to -15 °C
  • The liner is an additional heat insulation in case it is getting colder as expected
  • The sleeping pad provides an ideal sleep and isolates from the cold ground
  • The adapter ensures easy inflating of the sleeping pad within 2 to 5 minutes
Function # Name Weight (in g)
Sleeping bag 1 Western Mountaineering Ultralite 835
 Liner 1  Sea to Summit Thermolite Reactor Extreme 399
Sleeping Pad 1  Therm-A-Rest Neoair Xtherm Isomatte (regular)  430
Adapter  1  Therm-A-Rest Airtube 14
 total 1678

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Apparel

Clothes should be adapted to the weather conditions, a raincoat is a must. Thermal underwear is also an essential since the nights might be cold.

Hardshell 1 Acteryx Alpha SL 305
Midlayer 1 Arcteryx Delta AR Zip 325
Longsleeve 2 Arcteryx Motus Crew LS 230
Shirt 1 Arcteryx Actinium SS 145
Baselayer 1 Arcteryx Phase SV Crew LS 155
Baselayer 1 Arcteryx Phase SV Crew Bottom 145
Socks 2 Mountaineering EH Crew Socks 270
Gaiters 1 Glacier Gaiter 230
Scarf 1 50
Gloves 1 Arcteryx Rivet AR 50
Beanie 1 Arcteryx Beanie 68
Insulated Jacket (Down) 1 Arcteryx Cerium LT Hoodys Men 275
Basecap with sun protection 1 Outdoor Research Sun Runner Cap 79
Underwear (cold) 2 Icebreaker Boxer 180
Underwear (normal) 4 320
Trousers 1 Fjällräven Keb G-1000 Trousers 610
 total  3437

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Equipment

First Aid kit 1 Tantonka First Aid 230
Blistering plaster 1 Compeed Blasenpflaster (small)  9
Hiking poles 1 Black Diamond Carbon Z Pole 300
Headtorch 1 Coast HL 7 (with batteries) 125
Anti-insect gel 1 Deet Anti Insekt 94
Water purification 1 Aquamira A Plus B 30
Dry compression bag 1 Sea to Summit Compression DrySack S (sleeping bag) 64
Compression bag 3 Sea to Summit XS (clothes + dirty clothes + sleeping pad) 204
Cutlery 1 Sea to Summit Alpha Set Besteck 37
Backpack 1 Arcteryx Kea 45 1700
Duffle bag 1 Arcteryx Carrier Duffle 50 540
Glacier goggles 1 Julbo Spectron 4 27
Hydration bladder 1 Camelbak Antidote water bladder 3l 50
Sun blocker 1 Mawaii Sun Care SPF 50 100
Chucks 1 Chucks  455
Toilet bag 1 toilet bag with content 200
Toilet paper toilet paper 30
Camera 1 Camera (with batteries) 200
Powerbank 1 Easyacc 15000 mAH 360
 total 4755

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Food

Energy bar 8 Energy bar 200
Cookies 2 Leibniz Cookies 100
 total 300

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Wearing

Shirt 1 Arcteryx Actinium SS 145
Socks 1 Mountaineering EH Crew Socks 135
Underwear (normal) 1 80
Hiking boots 1 Hanwag Tatra GTX 1548
Trousers 1 Fjällräven Keb G-1000 Trousers 610
Documents 1 Passport, Money, Tickets, Credit Card 20
Notebook 1 Notebook and pen 10
Storage bag for documents 3 aLOKSAK 3
 total 2551

Kilimanjaro Packing List – Summary

Total weight full equipment 11781
Total weight without worn or carried while hiking 9200

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  1. 04/07/2015

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