Equipment lists

QUALITY

BOLIVIANMOUNTAINGUIDES expedition equipment is of the highest quality – North Face tents, Petzl Charlet crampons and axes, Scarpa and Koflach boots etc. This quality of equipment is hard to find in South America – particularly Bolivia – but we bring it in from the US and Europe to ensure all aspects of our expeditions are top class.

KIT

The following are recommended kit lists.

CLIMBING KIT LIST

Provided by BOLIVIANMOUNTAINGUIDES

  • Tent (2 person, North Face or similar)
  • Thermarest plus roll mat
  • Cooking utensils (stoves, pans, plates, cups etc.)
  • Dining tent at base camps
  • Plastic boots (NB we have a wide selection of sizes. However, if your feet are particularly large or small, please let us know in advance to ensure we keep them aside for you)
  • Crampons
  • Harness
  • Ice axe
  • Helmets
  • Gaiters
  • Carabinas
  • Ropes

Recommended Personal Climbing Kit List

  • Rucksack (35lts recommended size)
  • Kit bag (or large rucksack) for bulk of kit (porters or mules carry)
  • Sleeping bag (ideally 4 season)
  • Walking boots
  • Headtorch with spare batteries
  • Gloves with waterproof cover
  • Warm headwear and sun hat/cap
  • Clothes for very cold temperatures (possibly down to -20ºC)
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses with UV protection (essential)
  • Water bottle
  • Camera and film

TREKKING KIT LIST

Provided by BOLIVIANMOUNTAINGUIDES

  • Tents (2 person, North Face or similar)
  • Thermarest and roll mat
  • Cooking utensils (stoves, pans, plates, cups etc.)
  • Dining tent

Recommended Personal Climbing Kit List

  • Rucksack (35lts recommended size)
  • Kit bag or larger rucksack for bulk of kit (porters, mules or llamas carry)
  • Sleeping bag (3-4 seasons)
  • Walking boots Torch/flashlight (with spare batteries)
  • Sun hat/cap and warm headware
  • Gloves
  • Clothes for temperatures from -5ºC to 26ºC (treks generally vary from high to low altitudes)
  • Sun cream
  • Sunglasses
  • Water bottle
  • Camera and film