Alpine trekking equipment

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Here is the key equipment list for our Alpine
trekking and winter snowshoeing courses.
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
- Waterproof trekking boots, and gaiters
- Telescopic trekking poles with snow basket
- Shorts & t-shirts for hot summer trekking
Snowshoeing
- Avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel
- Snowshoes e.g. GV / TSL / MSR etc
- Goggles in case of wind blown snow
Altitude treks
- Synthetic or down insulation jacket
- 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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