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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 (B2)
Walking Rucksack (35l max)
Head Torch & batteries
Sunhat / Cap
Fleece / Wool Hat
Ski Goggles & UV Sunglasses
Telescopic Poles (pair)
Water Bottle
Sleeping Bag Liner

Technical equipment
Snowshoes (pair)
Transceiver, shovel & probe

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

Warm mitts
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.
Snowshoe test & advice
TSL 325 Approach snowshoes.
Ideal for Alpine snowpacks.
Piz Bianco (mens) jacket
Karrimor Hot Rock 40l
Evo Ascent 22" snowshoes
Raven Ultra ice axe
Extremities Packagaiter
Half Rope, 30m, 7.9mm
Guide Glove
Rando, France
Pays du Mont Blanc, 1:50,000
Cosmo headtorch
Airlock screwgate karabiner
Speed 22 litre rucksack
Leki Voyager Superlock
Snowshoeing in Western Alps
ActiveX Banded Beanie hat

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