Everest Base Camp – Gear List
- Gear lists
- Wednesday 1st June, 2016
- By Jen
This historic Everest Base Camp trek (5364m) is one of the most famous in the world. The scenery is truly breathtaking with mixed forest, flower filled meadows, glaciers, rivers and spectacular mountainous panoramas throughout. Located in the Khumbu region of eastern Nepal, the route takes you through Sherpa villages, bazaars and Buddhist monasteries.
Take a look at our Everest Base Camp gear list and tap into our well of experience and enthusiasm.
We’ve all tried and tested the gear we sell. Between us all, there’s a wealth of information to be had. We have compiled a list of our recommendations for things to bring along with you to keep you covered in your time away and help you get the most out of your adventure.
Trekking sandals (recommended as a means of relief from wearing your primary footwear)
3 x Mid-weight hiking socks
1 x shorts (knee length or below)
1 x trekking pants
2 x synthetic or wool base layers (long johns, long sleeve tops and short sleeve tops)
2 x midweight fleece
Insulating down jacket
Lightweight waterproof jacket
Warm fleece hat
Waterproof gloves/mitts (preferably mitts)
Rucksack – 30 – 35 litres
4 x dry bags
Sleeping bag (4 season)
Suncream (factor 30+)
Personal first aid kit (recommended products include rehydration salts, plasters, blister plasters, paracetamol, imodium, motilium, etc.)
Small travel towel
High energy snacks
Sleeping bag liner
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