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Here is the key equipment list for our Alpine
climbing courses (including Mont Blanc).
On all trips, a detailed course specific
kit list is sent upon booking.
Basic clothing
- Light colour long sleeve wicking base layer
- Schoeller / soft shell climbing trousers
- Mid layer fleece jacket / gillet
- Waterproof jacket (hard or soft shell)
- Fleece hat and gloves, and sunhat / cap
- B3 leather / plastic boots, and gaiters
Equipment
- Harness, helmet, ice axe (without leash)
- 12 point crampons with anti-balling plates
- 1 x 120cm Sling, 1 x karabiner, 1 x prussic
- Telescopic trekking poles with snow basket
- Head torch (LED style is lightest type)
Altitude gear
- Synthetic or down insulation jacket
- Goggles in case of high wind
- Neoprane face mask in case of wind
- Thick waterproof over gloves
- Windproof over trousers (eg PacLite)
General kit
- Close fitting sun glasses (Factor 4 on snow)
- Pocket snacks for summit day (eg Haribos)
- Water bottle (not bladders as they freeze)
- Rucksack (up to 35 litres max is ideal)
- Basic blister kit, Aspirin, suncream



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