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Equipment list
All clients booking on any of our trips are send course specific kit lists, but the list below is generic for this activity.

General equipment
Walking Boots
Rock Climbing Shoes
Climbing Rucksack (40l max)
Head Torch & batteries
Sunhat / Cap
Fleece / Wool Hat
UV Sunglasses
Telescopic Poles (pair)
Water Bottle

Technical equipment
Alpine / Rock Harness
Safety Helmet
Slings x2 (long eg. 120cm)
Screw Gate Karabiners x3
Belay Device (no Fig 8 / Grigri)
Prussic Loops x2

Thermal layers
Fleece Jacket & gloves
Base layer thermals x2
Synthetic / Duvet Jacket
Climbing trousers

Waterproof layer
Waterproof Jacket & Trousers
Waterproof Gloves

Survival & medical
Medication & 1st Aid
UV Sunscreen & blister kit
Compass & maps

Hot Drinks Flask

OBLIGATORY KIT: Please note that all these items are obligatory equipment, and it is checked before guiding, and you cannot start without it. The most commonly forgotten items are poles, gaiter and waterproof gloves...

EQUIPMENT NOTES: If you have any of the kit on the list above, you should bring it, even items that you do not think you will require, as you may require them for lower level routes or for training and acclimatisation days. If you require any hire equipment, please visit the kit section of the website to see the range of items we hire and their prices. Note that all the Icicle hire kit needs to be pre-paid and reserved.
Camp Quartz CR harness, an ideal
choice for rock and sport climbing.
BD Vector helmet
18mm nylon sling, 120cm
ATC belay device
Airlock screwgate karabiner
Piz Bianco (mens) jacket
Full rope, 60m, 10.5mm
Guide Glove
IGN, France
Chamonix 3630, 1:25,000
Cosmo headtorch
Nano23 karabiners 6-pack
Speed 22 litre rucksack
Leki Voyager Superlock
Crag Climbs in Chamonix
ActiveX Banded Beanie hat

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