Packing Checklist: Mt Kilimanjaro AdventureHescape

8 06 2012
Saturday, 9 June 2012

Few hours to go and I need to see if my checklist is gearing up:


Backpack, Mountain Hardwear, Fluid 32

Bag, Duffle, Hawk

Camera, Canon EOS 60D + wide and long lenses

Camera bag, Lowepro

Carabiner, Black Diamond Neutrino >>

Dry bag, Exped


Headlamp, Black Diamond Icon

Headlamp, Petzl

Moneybelt pouch, Coghlan’s

Mattress, Thermarest

Medicines (including LARIAM and YELLOW FEVER shot)

Neck Pillow, Thermarest


Rain cover, Deuter

Shades, Columbia Carabiner temple

Shades, Oakley

Sleeping bag – 0

Sleeping bag liner, Coghlan’s

Spork, Light My Fire

Trekking pole, Black Diamond Trail Shock Compact >>

Wrist watch, Casio ABT


Baselayer, Columbia

Baselayer, Marks & Spencer, thermals

Baselayer, Marmot

Gloves, Columbia Omnitech

Gloves, Marmot (thanks to Almond!, my sponsor ! >>

Gloves, Thinsulate Insulation 3M

Hat, Peruvian Columbia

Jacket, Marmot

Jacket, Mammut

Socks, Fox River

Socks, Marks & Spencer, wool

Trekking pants , Arcteryx; Army Knife; Lowe Alpine

Trekking shirts, Equipe; Mountain Hardwear;

Trekking Shoes, New Balance 1201

Trekking Shoes, Hi-tec (thanks to Crinkles who thought of this in 2007)

I started buying since January this year: from Metro Manila, Davao (thanks to C and J), Singapore (thanks to Ensaymada and Almond my hosts in Singapore) and even on line shopping (thanks to M who made it happen completing my Campmor cart).

I think my Africa gears are ready. Next question is: how will I carry them?

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4 responses

11 06 2012
Dipankar Ghosh

Wish you all the best.

25 06 2012

Thanks Dip! I have successfully climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro and now back still in 1 piece even after my arthroscopic left knee surgery. See my latest post >>

3 07 2012
Dipankar Ghosh

Congratulations! Hope you are fine now, take a little break, like football after 45min, every player need a break,I hope your job is not yet finished lots of mountain calling you, Target Annapurna base camp.

25 07 2012

kudos to you! h dear! 🙂

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